Archive for December, 2021

NYC should double down on after-school care investments

Posted on: December 9th, 2021 by New York Edge No Comments

The past 20 months have demonstrated, more than ever before, that after-school programs for our children are not a luxury, but a necessity. And the time has come for our city to commit itself to providing quality, free after-school programs to all children and families who seek it, in the schools they attend. [read more]

New York Edge Students Have Written a Book!

Posted on: December 1st, 2021 by New York Edge No Comments

“Miss Bunna Cupcake dreams of being young enough to ride rollercoasters again.

The problem is, now that she’s over 80 years old the attendants at the amusement park will not let her ride her favorite rides.

But, Miss Bunna Cupcake is determined to relive this special experience from her youth – even if it costs her.”

*This story was created by an AMAZING group of 8-12 year olds in New York in collaboration with award-winning author, Jesse Byrd, via a workshop powered by the non-profit New York Edge. Click here to pre-order your copy!