Partnership for After School Education


February 17, 2021

Voicing Our Future Youth Survey

Citizens' Committee for Children's YouthAction members are calling on all New Yorkers ages 14 to 24 to complete a citywide survey of young people to make sure that the next Mayor and City Council understand and prioritize youth voices. They will use the data they collect from the survey to advocate for a youth agenda during the 2021 citywide elections and to create a transition plan for the new administration that centers youth voices. To participate, text YOUTH to 877-661-5647 or fill out this google form. Youth will receive a $5 gift card for completing the survey.

February 17, 2021

College Board BigFuture Days

College Board is launching its inaugural BigFuture Days, a regional series of free virtual college fairs for high school sophomores and juniors to help connect them with hundreds of colleges, admissions officers, and current college students. BigFuture Days are designed to give students a tailored experience to establish connections with colleges and take action on important college planning tasks, like building a college list and identifying scholarships to apply for. BigFuture Days Northeast will take place on March 7, 2021 from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

February 17, 2021

Acting and College: Here are the FACTS!

Acting and College: Here are the FACTS! is a 3-part video series that demystifies the college audition process. Created by Brittany Adebumola (Opening Act Alum, B.F.A. Acting, Syracuse University 2020) and produced by Opening Act, this three-part video series is informed by Brittany’s first-hand experience as a NYC public school student navigating the complicated journey to a B.F.A. Acting program.

February 17, 2021

Blueprint Info Session

Blueprint at Community Access is a Supported Education program offering services grounded in the belief that mental health struggles do not preclude a successful education. They provide services to adults 18 years and older who live in New York City and have a history of mental health conditions. Blueprint is designed to support current students and students who plan to enroll in a high school equivalency, vocational, or college program in the near future (within the next six months). People interested in support can request a meeting. No official referral is required.