Summer is in full swing!

 Our Summer Arts and Leadership Academy for girls aged 10-15 is off to a super start. We are full (at 25 participants) with a waiting list, and our summer 2018 ensemble is full of energy, laughs, curiosity and creativity. They can’t get enough theater games (or games in general – digital Uno, anyone?), but we […]


Denim Day 2018 Bronx March brings youth and community members together

Once again New Settlement’s Program for Girls & Young Women is collaborating with Bronx Lebanon Hospital 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 […]


SYEP applications now online – deadline March 16!

It may not feel like summer yet, but applications for the Summer Youth Employment Program are already available online, and the deadline is Friday, March 16!! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to earn income, learn about a profession, and build your resume. The Program for Girls & Young Women accepts up to 14 young […]


Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen vol. 11 features Next Level Dancers

For the fourth consecutive year, our Next Level Dancers (part of New Settlement’s Program for Girls & Young Women) will be featured in Momma’s Hip-Hop Kitchen, the Soup Kitchen for the Hip-Hop Soul. Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen (MHHK) is a multifaceted hip hop event designed to showcase women artists, especially women of color. MHHK serves as […]


In My Words 2018 – Applications now available for Spring Break Arts Intensive

IN MY WORDS is a FREE week-long intensive arts workshop offered by New Settlement’s Program for Girls & Young Women, incorporating music, poetry, art, theater & filmmaking for young women aged 13-18. Apply today for this amazing opportunity for a Spring Break adventure! Application Deadline is March 2nd, 2018. Space is limited! Click here for more […]


Girls Encourage – Adventure Learning begins March 7th!

Girls EnCourage®, ages 12-18 (Wednesdays, 6:30-8pm) Meets at 1514 Townsend Ave., Community Room 1 Developed by Girls Inc., this program develops girls’ sense of adventure and problem solving, increasing strength, flexibility and confidence. And it’s one of the most popular classes offered by the Program for Girls & Young Women, because it’s fun! Participants learn […]


What’s Happening this Fall

The Program for Girls & Young Women is off to a great start for the Fall 2017 semester, and classes are underway. But there are still spaces left in many of the programs, so don’t hesitate to get in touch if you or young women you know want to join! Here is a recap of […]