The DOE, in partnership with Students and Educators for Equity (SEE)

Youth Restorative Justice (YRJ), and NYU Metro Center, is hosting the second annual citywide youth summit, which will bring together youth leadership, school leaders, and community-based organizations (CBOs), to highlight the impact of disproportionality on students, and discuss ways to dismantle it. The DOE invites you, your school staff, and any youth-leadership community-based organizations (CBOs) affiliated with your school to propose a workshop or resource fair for this year’s summit. If you would like to participate, you should apply by February 9.  The youth summit, will take place at Prospect Heights Educational Campus (883 Classon Ave in Brooklyn), from 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., on June 4 (Anniversary Day). Participants will have the opportunity to learn, connect, share resources, and identify best practices to turnkey to their schools and communities.

Housed on the campus of Princeton University, the W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars Institute

Due Feb. 28, for 9th-Y1: Housed on the campus of Princeton University, the W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars Institute is an intensive academic and leadership program for high-achieving students. The Institute aims to sharpen students’ research and quantitative analysis skills, as well as writing, verbal, and critical reading skills through a diversity of high-level academic courses. For scholarship consideration, the application and supplementary materials submission deadline is Friday, February 28, 2020. Following this deadline, online applications and supplementary materials are due no later than Friday March 6, 2020.  click on the link  Early and prompt submission of materials is highly recommended. For scholarship consideration, the application and supplementary materials submission deadline is Friday, February 28, 2020. Following this deadline, online applications and supplementary materials are due no later than Friday March 6, 2020

Go Getter Summer Internship

The GO Project shapes the futures of low-income New York City public school children by providing critical academic, social and emotional support starting in the early elementary years. The internship provides high school students with a hands-on sense for the work GO does in the community and allows them to engage in meaningful professional development sessions that will center on broader issues which encompass GO’s mission and purpose: educational equity, diversity, leadership, and making a difference. We aim to have a diverse group of students from the community and appreciate your support in spreading the word. A lot will be expected of the interns; they will be assigned weekly readings, participating actively in all professional development discussions, contributing weekly to a blog, co-facilitating a professional development session with their peers, and completing a culminating project. The various components will ensure that the internship is impactful beyond the 5-weeks. Participants will walk away understanding GO’s role in the broader community and the larger societal issues that GO addresses through its work info and app here:  

DEADLINE: May 14th

contact Charlotte Karol

 50 Cooper Square, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10003

P: 781-588-9374 · D: 347-377-2318 · F: 646-837-6042


PowerPlay’s SuperSTARS Leadership Academy (SSLA) is a year-long youth development program that offers high school girls the chance to: Develop body and mind through sports, healthy living activities and advisories; Deepen critical skills in writing, technology and networking for success; Build a portfolio of real-world work experience, service learning, mentorships, and prepare for college applications Earn a $750 scholarship!

For more information:

Marlboro College Summer Encampment Program: Voting Rights and Educational Reform

Apply if you: Want to make a difference in your community; Want to participate in a summer residential program with youth from many backgrounds; Are between 15-18 years old; Want to become a part of a national and intergenerational community of social justice activists and leaders from across the country.

Go here for: Recruitment BrochureOnline Encampment ApplicationApplication PacketFee Waiver Application

Sadie Nash Leadership Project

Check out Sadie Nash leadership projects. For more information on deadlines and requirements:

Sadie Nash Leadership Project promotes leadership and activism among young women so they can be agents of change in their lives and in the world. Our programs include:

1. Summer Institute is an award-winning 6-week summer program for self-identified young women and gender-expansive youth currently attending  high school.

2. ELLA (Engage, Learn, Lead, Act) is a fellowship program for young women ages 16-22 who want to begin social justice projects in their communities.

3. The Partnership Program provides an opportunity for schools and community based organizations to bring a customized leadership class to the young women they work with.

4. Sisterhood Academy is a year-long, after-school program for 9 – 11th graders who identify as young women and gender expansive youth.

5. Nash U is a program to support you with your college planning process.

Phipps Naighborhood

Phipps Neighborhoods helps children, youth, and families in low-income communities rise above poverty. We work in South Bronx neighborhoods where we can address the greatest barriers to lasting success through education and career programs, and access to community resources.

We’re dedicated to our neighborhoods for the long term, supporting individuals and families as they establish self-sufficiency. Our services create opportunities for people to thrive in every aspect of their lives.

Teen Programs

Structured, enjoyable teen programs offer youth aged 13-19 access to a safe environment where they are challenged to discover hidden talents, expand their academic and social skills, and build strong characters. Activities develop leadership and life skills, cultural interests, and college/career awareness to help teens look beyond high school. A focus on service learning provides collaborative experiences that get teens involved in the community, teach awareness of the world around them, and how they can contribute to it. Teen Programs provide after school, early evening, and weekend activities.

For more information about any of these programs, contact, or visit 

John Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth identifies and develops the talents of the most advanced K-12 learners worldwide. As part of Johns Hopkins, CTY contributes to the university’s mission by preparing and nurturing the bright young people who will go on to make significant contributions to our world.

Civic Leadership Institute

CLI students explore the complex challenges that affect our communities, and develop the knowledge, experience and leadership skills they need to make a positive impact on the world.

Through an introductory course in Service, Leadership & Community Transformation, students are challenged to learn in new ways and apply their skills in real-world settings. Several times a week, in their class groups, students engage in service projects that span neighborhoods, organizations, and approaches to addressing social problems.

Tentative Program Dates

June 28, 2020 – July 17, 2020

Johns Hopkins University’s Peabody Campus
Baltimore, Maryland

June 28, 2020 – July 17, 2020
Northwestern University Evanston

If you have questions or need additional information, contact CTY at (410)735-6277 or

Global Issues in the 21st Century: Grades 10-12

Session 1 at Princeton University: June 21–July 10
Session 2 at Berkeley: July 19–August 7

As citizens living in the 21st century, we face numerous challenges and opportunities. In an increasingly interconnected world, choices we make locally have significant global implications. CTY’s program for tenth through twelfth graders focuses on key global issues in the 21st century.

By bringing together academically talented students from all over the country to wrestle with major issues facing the world today, our summer programs are able to offer an unusual educational experience, one geared both to the students’ high abilities and to their need for peers who share their academic abilities and their love of learning. Princeton University and the Center for Talented Youth’s Global Issues Program atBerkeley are two of the premier educational institutions in the United States, offering outstanding settings for this program. As you read through this catalog, you will learn more about what we have to offer and how our courses can help highly able students explore their potential to the fullest. If you have already experienced our summer programs, we welcome you back.

Enroll now

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The Peter Westbrook Foundation

The Peter Westbrook Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that uses the sport of fencing to enrich the lives of young people from underserved communities in the New York metropolitan area. Founded in 1991 by legendary sabre fencer and Olympic bronze medalist Peter Westbrook, the foundation is committed to empowering participants with essential life skills.

Academic Enrichment Program

The Academic Enrichment Program provides subject tutoring, homework help, and standardized test prep (e.g., SAT and SHSAT). A team of college students, graduate students, licensed teachers, and educated professionals staff the program. We accept youth from grades 3 through 12 to participate.

Athletic Programs

Saturday Fencing Program

The Saturday Fencing Program is the pillar of the Peter Westbrook Foundation. Held weekly from 9am to noon, it offers beginner, intermediate and advanced fencing instruction. PWF provides all necessary equipment and prior skills are not required or expected.

After School Leadership Program

Each year, a group of 30–40 PWF athletes who show remarkable talent and motivation are chosen for our After School Leadership Program. Participants adopt a professional training regimen of four to six days per week, which is designed to prepare them for domestic and international competitions. All athletes are awarded scholarships to defray the costs of equipment, fencing club memberships, coaching, and competition fees. Program members must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and are required to volunteer as coaches and mentors during the Saturday Fencing Program.

For more details, visit 


ANNpower Vital Voices Initiative

: The ANNpower Vital Voices’ initiative is to provide leadership training to girls, empowering them to become the next generation of global trailblazers. To be considered, applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to leadership and potential for creating innovative solutions to problems in their respective communities. Applicants should also have a proven track record in their academic work and an interest in extracurricular activities

Phone: (202) 861-2625