Partnership for After School Education

Issue 210

October 15, 2020

Real As Me Partners

Youth Communication has been awarded a grant from the New York Community Trust to share their girls' empowerment program with schools and agencies. Real As Me contains 30 lessons, all based on true stories by young women. This program supports student engagement, development of social and emotional learning (SEL), reading fluency, and gender equity. They are seeking school and youth agency partners where they can train at least ten staff members who will use the program with at least 70 young women this school year. For more information, please see the Program Overview and the RFP.

October 15, 2020

Where We Go From Here Video Series

A pandemic, ongoing police brutality, and racial injustice have thrown into sharp relief the cracks in our systems. It can feel disorienting, but for many social sector leaders, this is the time to blaze a new trail. Nonprofit Finance Fund has released an occasional video series to inform, inspire, and point the way forward. They ask leaders of nonprofits and philanthropy what keeps them up at night, what brings them hope, and how they are responding to the biggest crises we face today.