Program for Girls & Young Women presents: IDENTITY, a youth showcase

On Saturday, January 25th, 2020 the Program for Girls & Young Women at New Settlement presents IDENTITY, a showcase of awesome talent featuring our Next Level Dancers, Silence Out Loud poets and media-makers, and Project V.I.P. play builders. While the performance does touch on mature themes connected to growing up femme/female in 2020, it should […]


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 […]