Summer workshops have been super so far!

The Program for Girls and Young Women is the end of week three of our four weeks of Summer Workshops with partner organizations Shake it Out, Inc. and EDsnaps, Inc. – and the girls have been having a ball! It’s been hot, hot, HOT, but they’ve been braving the heat for trips to see performances, […]


Next Level Dance Summer Academy 2019 starts August 20!

August 20th-September 12th, Tuesdays and Thursdays 5-8pm at 1514 Townsend Avenue Master classes focused on skill-building, including guest teachers in a range of hip-hop and related styles. Brush up on skills, reconnect with the group or try it out for the first time, if you’re thinking of join our longer fall and spring semesters. Due […]


Program for Girls & Young Women presents: Dreams Unspoken

Join us for Dreams Unspoken, an evening of lyrical and hard hitting hip hop dance, original scenes, spoken word and photography — featuring participants in our Next Level Dancers, Silence Out Loud (poetry & photography workshop), and Project V.I.P. dramatic writing program. This event is free and open to the public. Groups and individuals who […]


Program Participants & Community Members March to Recognize Denim Day 2019

 Once again New Settlement’s Program for Girls & Young Women is collaborating with BronxCare Health System to organize a Denim Day Bronx March, taking a stand against sexual assault and victim blaming. Participants and staff from multiple New Settlement programs will join together with community members and march through the streets of our Mount Eden Neighborhood raising […]


Spring classes for Girls & Young Women begin January 28

Orientation has come and gone, but there are still spots left in the Program for Girls & Young Women’s spring semester of classes!  Offerings include hip hop dance, play writing and performance, poetry and photography, hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math), leadership, financial literacy, college prep, adventure learning expeditions and more! Participants in […]


Dance & Spoken Word performance Saturday, January 26th

The Program for Girls & Young Women presents Imperfect Harmony, a winter showcase featuring awesome performances and original work by our Next Level Dancers, Silence Out Loud Poets, and special guests. This showcase is the culmination of the fall/winter semester for our dancers and poets. The show is free, though donations are gladly accepted. While […]


Roya Marsh returns to guide young women poets

On Thursday, November 8th the incomparable Roya Marsh returns to lead her 5th poetry and spoken word workshop series with New Settlement. Silence Out Loud will meet on Thursdays from 5-6:30 pm in our basement program space, from November 8th, 2018 – January 24, 2019, culminating in a performance showcase on Saturday, January 26th. Roya is […]


Fall Programming begins September 24!

Orientation for our Fall semester will be held on Thursday, September 20th from 6:30-7:30pm at 1514 Townsend Avenue, in Community Room 1. Applications can be downloaded in English or en español, and our Program Descriptions can also be downloaded in English or en español. We will be offering after school classes in play-writing and performance, health, college access, leadership, dance, STEM and more! […]