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! […]


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 […]