We are so excited for our fall program to begin soon. As always, families can expect a safe and engaging afterschool program that provides academic support, social-emotional learning, enrichments, and fun. This school year, Y.O.U. will offer:
Please select the link below that corresponds with the school that your student will be attending in Fall 2022.
Check out program offerings below!:
Art: Activism: A place to discuss current events and activism, create and share poetry and art,
and collaborate on projects in the community. You will have opportunities to meet local leaders and artists, lead community initiatives, and take the mic on issues that matter most to you. Schedule: M 4:00-5:30P
Y.O.U. Dance Exchange: Whether you danced your whole life or are a TikTok dancer in your free time. Join us for professionally-led dance classes ranging from Hip-Hop to West African. Schedule: Fridays 3:45 - 5:00P
Food, Farming, Future (F3): F3 works in partnership with The Talking Farm to build and maintain Y.O.U.’s urban garden. Students will work on and learn about all aspects of managing an organic garden. Grow seedlings, create crop plans, harvest produce, and explore environmental justice issues. Students will also have the chance to mentor and teach skills to elementary students and, through lessons on entrepreneurship and business development, create a business model to sell produce from the garden. Schedule: T & Th 4:00 - 5:30P
Photoshop Essentials: Learn basic photo editing skills and then create a poster to showcase your work at Y.O.U. for the Diverse Communities United Celebration on Martin Luther King Day with the potential to enter your poster in a Youth Arts Contest. Learn photo editing skills such as layering multiple images, using masks, blending, transform tools, and more while making a sleek poster. Stipends of 50$ available for students who attend all four weeks of instruction. Schedule: Wed 4:00 - 5:30P until December 14th