Partnership for After School Education

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May 13, 2021

Afterschool Alliance Youth Ambassadors

The Afterschool Alliance has opened recruitment for their fifth cohort of Youth Ambassadors. Youth aged 13 and older are invited to submit their afterschool story as part of their nationwide call to amplify youth voices. Responses can be anything from a written essay or poem to a piece of artwork to a video or podcast—whatever media allows youth to express themselves and how they are feeling. By submitting a response, youth qualify for the chance to win a $40 Amazon gift card and those whose pieces are published in full by the Afterschool Alliance will receive a $75 stipend. Additionally, some respondents will be invited to apply to become a 2021-2022 Afterschool Alliance Youth Ambassador, an exciting opportunity for youth who want to engage in advocating for afterschool at the local, state, and national levels. Learn more and apply by June 30, 2021.

May 13, 2021

The Karim Kharbouch Coding Fellowship

The Knowledge House is seeking high school youth interested in learning code and design skills. The Karim Kharbouch Coding Fellowship (KKCF) is cofounded by Hip Hop Artist French Montana and supports youth interested in STEM. The fellowship is a 12-month program, starting with paid, virtual summer training, followed by monthly career & college access workshops and coaching. Graduates are matched to summer internships and college STEM programs. Learn more and apply.

May 13, 2021

Tech Scholars Online: Web Design

Learn to code online in a supportive, all-girl environment at the New-York Historical Society's Tech Scholars Program. Explore how women across the spectrum of race, class, and sexuality exercised power and effected change. Share under-told stories of women throughout history and code digital projects that make a difference in the world and help fight the gender gap. This program takes place online from August 9-13. Participation is free for high school girls nationwide. Register by July 1, 2021.

May 13, 2021

Peer Led College Access Programming: A Profile of Student Success Centers in NYC

College Access: Research and Action (CARA) is proud to announce the release of a new report, Peer Led College Access Programming: A Profile of Student Success Centers in NYC. Released at a moment when Student Success Centers (SSCs) are fighting for sustainable public funding, the report documents the history of the student-led initiative to establish SSCs in NYC to address the college guidance gap.

May 13, 2021

Out-of-School Time Programs This Summer: Paving the Way for Children to Find Passion, Purpose & Voice - Parent, Teacher & OST Provider Perceptions

After a year of pandemic-induced isolation, parents’ top priorities for their children’s summer programs are addressing their social and emotional health, providing physical outdoor activities and helping them discover their passion and purpose. Those were key findings from a new national survey conducted in February and March 2021, and interviews and focus groups conducted earlier in December. Both were undertaken by Edge Research for Learning Heroes, a nonprofit dedicated to elevating the voice of parents in education, with support from the Wallace Foundation.

May 13, 2021

Opportunities in Afterschool

Search for job opportunities in afterschool from organizations including Squash and Education Alliance, Union Settlement, and New York Urban League on PASE's Job & Volunteer Listings.