For Students

At Masa, our programs build confidence and community while preparing young people to succeed academically.

For Parents

Masa engages whole families, helping parents build skills to advocate for themselves, their children, and their communities.

For Volunteers

Volunteers are essential to Masa. There are many ways to get involved, from outreach to our after-school program.

Meet Our Volunteers

Constance

Patience and persistence! Building the meaningful relationships I now have with students I’ve worked with for two or more years has been the most gratifying journey. The scholars I worked with are such smart, considerate, and kind individuals. They have such great potential. I know that if they work hard and believe in themselves they can achieve anything they want.

ConstanceVolunteer for 2.5 years
Louisa

Fun, learning, and smiles: After three years of volunteering at the Masa After-school Program, my experiences are still life-changing. Tutoring can be challenging but joining Masa means you’re FAMILY: you’ll find the support you need to get the job done. Our family is invested in advocating for children and families, improving grades, sharing cultural experiences, and having fun. Masa rocks!

LouisaVolunteer for 3 years
Erin

Rewarding. Energizing. Comedic. I joined Masa because I wanted to give back to the community and I wanted to become involved with a side of NYC I wasn’t familiar with. I tutor two students — they’re quite different from each other, but I love how consistently we laugh together. The most rewarding part of volunteering is seeing my students progress and forming a supportive relationship with them.

ErinVolunteer for 1 year
Jose

Exciting, gratifying, transformational: I have had the pleasure of working with different children and I have been able to make a small difference with each one. The most rewarding aspect so far is seeing the students you work with grow in front of your eyes. I have seen middle school kids transform into individuals who have integrity, are curious, always questioning, and who never cease to teach you.

JoseVolunteer for 2 years

Latest News

Preparing for summer!

Here at Masa, we’re looking forward to the launch of our summer program, including our literacy and robotics programs. If you’re interested in volunteering for our summer robotics program, check out our volunteer interest form — we are still actively seeking volunteers!

Support the BIHS Dream Team!

Join the Bronx International High School Dream Team

for
DREAMING LIVE 2017
A Special Evening to Raise Money for College Scholarships for Undocumented High School Students

Enjoy dinner, student performances, speakers, and a raffle!

Saturday, June 10th, 2017
6-9 PM
Masa, 2770 3rd Avenue, 1st Floor, Bronx, NY 10455

For tickets and more information, e-mail Jonah Kaplan-Woolner at jkaplan-woolner@bronxinternationalhs.com

Events in May and June

Here at Masa, we’ve had a busy couple of weeks: on April 29, we had our annual community event for Día del Niño, which over 400 people attended (with the support of more than 50 volunteers!), and, on May 6, we held our annual Mothers’ Day event for families in our after-school programs. We’re looking forward to our last month of school-year programming and transitioning to the summer. In addition, we have a few workshops coming up:

  • Thursday, June 1st, 6-8 PM at Centro Comunitario Tlanezcalli: Immigrant Rights’ Workshop (supported by an attorney from Bronx Defenders)
  • Tuesday, June 6th, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM at Centro Comunitario Tlanezcalli: Workshop on the Designation of Person in Parental Relationship Form (a form to designate someone to manage basic care of your child in event of an emergency) (supported by an attorney from the Legal Aid Society)
  • Wednesday, June 7th, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM at Centro Comunitario Tlanezcalli: Workshop for parents who have concerns about their child’s development and/or whose children may have classmates with autism or other developmental delays

We hope you’ll join us at one (or all!) of these workshops!

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Les compartimos un video que hizo Juntos Podemos sobre el trabajo de Masa y ABCD. Entrevistaron a nuestro colega, Carlos Perez, y a una madre de familia en uno de nuestros programas educativos. Gracias a Juntos Podemos, pudimos apoyar a mas familias este año! #SiSePuede #ImmigrantNY #QualityEducationForAll #FutureLeaders ...

JUNTOS, somos mucho más fuertes. JUNTOS, podremos tener todos un mejor futuro. #JuntosPodemos__ Masa Agri-Business Child Development Alianzas que fortalecen!

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27 de junio - 1 de julio
¡El consulado sobre ruedas viene a Masa!

Hay citas disponibles todavía para sacar pasaporte, matrícula, y credencial elector:

1-877-639-4835
mexitel.sre.gob.mx/citas.webportal
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TALLER EN MASA
sobre
NUEVO PROGRAMA DE PRE-KINDER PARA NIÑOS DE 3 AÑOS Y AYUDA PARA LLENAR LAS SOLICITUDES

Jueves, 22 de junio, 5 PM
Centro Comunitario Tlanezcalli
2770 3a Avenida, 1o piso
Bronx, NY 10455 (entre las calles 146 & 147)

¿Su hij@ nació en 2014?
¿Vive en el Sur del Bronx (en el Distrito 7)?
¿Quiere que su hij@ vaya a la escuela en septiembre 2017?
¿Quiere ayuda para llenar la solicitud?

Haga una cita para llenar la solicitud con Paola Visconti al 646-469-8838
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¿TIENE UNA ORDEN DE ARRESTO PENDIENTE POR UNA CITACIÓN?

El Fiscal Cyrus R. Vance Jr., la Oficina de Administración de la Cortes, Legal Aid Society y Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem Presentan:

CLEAN SLATE
Sábado, 17 de Junio
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Bethel Gospel Assembly, Inc.
2 East 120th Street, New York, New York 10035 (Entre la 5a Avenida y Madison)

Sin temor a ser arrestado, resuelva su orden de arresto pendiente por violaciones como:
-Desorden público
-Consumo de Bebidas Alcohólicas en público
-Entrada Ilícita (Violación)
-Botar basura en público
-Posesión Ilegal de Marihuana
-Ofensas relacionadas a violaciones en el sistema de
metro/trenes
-Orinar en público

Este programa solo se aplica a violaciones, no a delitos menores o delitos graves.

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CLEAR YOUR SUMMONS WARRANT

Manhattan DA Cyrus R. Vance Jr., Office of Court Administration, Legal Aid Society, and Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem

CLEAN SLATE
Saturday, June 17, 2017
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Bethel Gospel Assembly, Inc.
2 East 120th Street, New York, New York 10035 (between 5th and Madison Avenues)

Resolve outstanding NYC summons warrants on-site, without fear of arrest, for:
Disorderly Conduct
Consumption of Alcohol in Public
Trespass (Violation)
Littering
Unlawful Possession of Marijuana Various Subway Offenses
Urinating in Public

Summons warrants do not apply to felonies and penal law misdemeanors.
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