Global Kids, Inc. - the premier nonprofit educational organization for global learning and youth development - works to ensure that urban youth have the knowledge, skills, experiences and values they need to succeed in school, participate effectively in the democratic process, and achieve leadership in their communities and on the global stage.
Girls Who Code
MISSION: Girls Who Code programs work to inspire, educate, and equip girls with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities.
VISION: Girls Who Code’s vision is to reach gender parity in computing fields. They believe this is paramount to ensure the economic prosperity of women, families, and communities across the globe, and to equip citizens with the 21st century tools for innovation and social change.
Medgar Evers College
The college is proud of the strong academic programs offered through its four Schools. Medgar Evers College offers a unique blend of academic excellence and real-world experience, with nearly 100 major areas of study. The College Now Program at Medgar Evers College offers a wide range of courses from life sciences to liberal arts. These courses include pre-college course and college credit courses. Our students able to take such courses during the summer and school year.
Long Island University Brooklyn
LIU Brooklyn offers more than 200 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees, and advanced certificates in a vast range of disciplines, from accounting to writing, biology to social work and communications to political science. Our students have the opportunity to earn up to 30 college credits through their fast track programs for high school students.
College Summit works with high schools to identify the most influential students in a class and train them to lead their peers to and through college. College Summit provides its schools with 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade curricula that focus students on planning for and financing their future after high school.
Project Lead the Way
Project Lead The Way offers a different approach to learning and teaching. Through activity-, project-, and problem-based curriculum, PLTW gives students in kindergarten through high school a chance to apply what they know, identify problems, find unique solutions, and lead their own learning. For teachers, our engaging, rigorous professional development model provides tools to empower students and transform the classroom into a collaboration space where content comes to life.
Break the Stage
Break the Stage is a National Youth Step Competition designed to reward youth participants for their achievements in ‘Step’ as well as academically. As Break a leg has become the performance ‘status quo’, Break the Stage represents exceeding performance expectations. Break the Stage is not only a competition, it is an outlet allowing youth opportunities to earn scholarships, receive college preparation and performance development via the competitive art form, of Greek Letter Style Stepping!
New York Cares
New York Cares provides New York City high school students the support they need to increase SAT scores and get into the college of their choice through small group tutoring throughout the school year. In addition, they host a FAFSA Prep Program to help families complete their applications in time to make informed decisions about financial aid packages and college acceptances and a College Prep Program packed with workshops from the college essay to resume writing.
Pencil Fellow Program
PENCIL Fellows prepares high school juniors and seniors for college and careers by introducing them to essential habits like planning and goal-setting; skills like résumé-writing and interviewing; and hands-on paid internship opportunities at leading New York City businesses. They guide partnerships between business volunteers and school leaders that develop stronger school leaders, increase college and career readiness, and engage families in their children’s learning.
Black Girls Code
VISION: To increase the number of women of color in the digital space by empowering girls of color ages 7-17 to become innovators in STEM fields, leaders in their communities, and builders of their own futures through exposure to computer science and technology.
By reaching out to the community through workshops and after school programs, Black Girls CODE introduces computer coding lessons to young girls from underrepresented communities in programming languages.
ScriptEd equips students from under resourced schools with fundamental skills, experiences and relationships to access opportunities in tech. They offer computer programming classes in under resourced high schools. Our courses are held twice weekly in our partner schools and taught by software developers on a volunteer basis. During the summer, we link students to internship opportunities where they apply their coding skills.
Purelements’ mission is to use the performing arts as an educating tool to enhance social and artistic development in under-served communities. Purelements: An Evolution in Dance was founded with the core principle that the utilization of art and the performing arts can enhance health, social consciousness and achievement within under-served communities.
Columbia University P & S
We have establish partnerships with both the medical and physical therapy programs. In the medical school, our partnership is through Black and Latino Student Organization (BALSO), an organization dedicated to the recruitment, support, and graduation of students from ethnic groups traditionally underrepresented in medicine and other health sciences.
Charles Drew Pre-Medical Society
The Charles Drew Pre-Medical Society is a student-run organization at Columbia University. that strives to guide, support, and encourage premedical students, with a special emphasis on underrepresented minorities, in their various endeavors to become members of the medical field. The organization is comprised of students from Columbia College, Fu Foundation School of Engineering, Barnard College, and School of General Studies.
Minority Association of Pre-Medical
MAPS stands for the Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students. It is a sub-organization of the Student National Medical Association whose goals include increasing the recruitment, admissions, and retention of underrepresented minority students in health professional schools and provide a network of pre-medical students with chapters nationwide. MAPS hopes to provide such students with the knowledge, skills, and experience that are needed to succeed.
TEALS (Technology Education And Literacy in Schools) is a grassroots employee driven program that recruits, mentors, and places high tech professionals who are passionate about digital literacy and computer science education into high school classes as part-time teachers in a team teaching model where the school district is unable to meet their students’ computer science (CS) needs on its own.
Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is a global nonprofit organization that operates with one guiding principle: Hold students accountable to the highest standards, provide academic and social support, and they will rise to the challenge. They bring research-based curriculum and strategies to students each day that develop critical thinking, literacy, and math
skills across all content areas.
Brooklyn on Tech
Brooklyn On Tech's (BOT) mission is to inspire the next generation of tech thought leaders emerging from the borough of Brooklyn, New York. Their organization is committed to developing the interests of students and professionals in the fields of technology by providing them with the resources needed to excel in the techno-centric society they live in today.