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ARISE! Virtual Youth Development Program – Apply by June 1

June 1

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until June 1, 2020

One event on June 1, 2020 at 12:00 am

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West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC) is pleased to announce that amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, it will run a modified ARISE! for the summer of 2020 from July 6, 2020 through August 14, 2020. WHDC will offer the academic enrichment component of ARISE! for six weeks on a virtual platform without bringing participants together. There will be no worksite employment component for 2020.
WHDC’s goalis tohelp students learn, review, and possibly be ahead of material that may have been affected by the disruptions in the 2020 school calendar caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Student participants should be prepared for the 2020/2021 academic year. Participants will receive incentives to realize the most benefit from ARISE! For the six weeks, they will receive a maximum stipend of $1,500 upon successful completion of all expectations.
2020 Program Dates: Monday, July 6th – Friday, August 14th
1) At least 14 years of age by July 6, 2020
2) Current student (8th – 11th grade)
3) West Harlem – Manhattan Community District 9 (MCD9*) resident
4) A commitment to completing the entire six (6) weeks of program without interruption
Applications must be submitted online no later than Monday, June 1, 2020.
Please Apply Online to participate (link works best on a laptop, tablet, or desktop). If you previously applied for the 2020 ARISE! program, please reapply.
Contact ARISE! Program Manager, Alicia Barksdale at 646-476-3394 or email abasyeep@westharlemdc.org if you have any questions.
We look forward to “seeing” you this summer!
*MCD9 is bounded by Cathedral Parkway on the south; 155th Street on the north; Manhattan, Morningside, St Nicholas, Bradhurst, and Edgecombe Avenues on the east; and the Hudson River on the west.