After School Knowledge (A.S.K.)
Comprehensive after-school program with homework help, computer training and creative arts. Developed with local teachers, A.S.K. includes a mentor program focusing on self-improvement.
For youth ages 6 to 15 who have received written notification of "promotion in doubt"
Cyber Seniors Collaborative
Designed to promote intergenerational learning and relationships, computer-based literacy programs are co-located in community senior centers. Youth teach seniors basic computer and internet skills. Seniors sharpen cognitive and motor skills and interact with a young person.
To host a Cyber Seniors Collaborative group, Contact Us.
Infant Mortality Reduction Initiative
Workshops and information for recent or expecting fathers to increase awareness of infant and child health and safety.
In collaboration with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Community workshops on topics including Asthma Reduction, Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Smoking Cessation, Diabetes and Nutrition Awareness. Open to all.
In collaboration with the New York Health and Hospitals Corporation
GED preparation, computer training, and career development skills including resume building, interview preparation, and job seeking techniques.
Designed for unemployed youth and young adults ages 16-24 who have not completed high school. Parents espeically encouraged.
Additional Youth Programming
BYA hosts annual community barbeques, facilitates workshops on gang violence, provides opportunities for youth to learn and play musical instruments as well as competitive sports.
We hope you'll join us! Contact us or stop by to get involved.