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

Upcoming events at Masa

We have a few exciting community workshops and events coming up that we wanted to share with all of you:

  • Thursday, March 23rd, 6-8 PM at Centro Comunitario Tlanezcalli: Workshop on tenant rights with New Settlement CASA
  • Thursday, March 30th, 6-8 PM at Centro Comunitario Tlanezcalli: Workshop on Common Core math for 2nd- and 3rd-graders, designed by our very own After-School Program Coordinator
  • Thursday, April 6th, 6-8 PM at Centro Comunitario Tlanezcalli: Workshop for parents about adolescent sexual and reproductive health, offered by a health educator form Lincoln Medical Center

We’re excited to bring this valuable information to Masa families. All these workshops are open to the community. Hope to see you at Masa sometime soon!

Building knowledge of immigrant rights in the Bronx

At Masa, we are thrilled to announce that we are beneficiaries of the New York Community Trust’s Liberty Fund. The goal of the Trust is to preserve constitutional protections for City residents. Masa’s work will focus on building knowledge of immigrant rights among underserved Latino immigrant communities, as well as connecting people to trustworthy legal services through consultations and referrals. Having begun this immigrant justice work immediately in response to the election, we are extremely excited to scale it up and bring this vital information to families across the Bronx!

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ESTE SÁBADO, 29 DE ABRIL, 2-5 PM
DÍA DEL NIÑO
*ACTIVIDADES FAMILIARES GRATUITAS*

601 Melrose Ave. entre las calles 150 & 151

¡Venga con toda la familia y disfrute de actividades gratuitas para niños de todas edades: experimentos de ciencia, actividades de lectura familiares, proyectos de arte, inscripción para campamento de verano con Fresh Air Fund, y más!

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THIS SATURDAY, APRIL 29TH, 2-5 PM
CHILDREN's DAY
*FREE FAMILY FUN*

601 Melrose Ave. between 150th & 151st Streets

Come with the whole family and enjoy free activities for kids of all ages: science experiments, family reading, art projects, registration for summer camp with Fresh Air Fund, and more!
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FERIA DE RECURSOS DE READNYC
MAÑANA, VIERNES, 21 DE ABRIL
10 AM - 1 PM

Centro Comunitario Mitchel
210 Alexander Ave.

¡Encuentre recursos de educación, asesoría legal, cupones de alimento, asesoría financiera, cuidado médico, empleo, y más! Habrá yoga y rifas.



READNYC RESOURCE FAIR
TOMORROW, FRIDAY, APRIL 21ST
10 AM - 1 PM

Mitchel Community Center
210 Alexander Ave.

Check out resources related to education, legal help, food stamps, financial counseling, healthcare, employment, and more! There will be yoga and raffles.
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CLÍNICA LEGAL GRATUITA:
PLANIFICACIÓN PARA EMERGENCIAS

¿Quiere aprender cómo crear un plan para el cuidado de sus hijos, para usted y para otros miembros de su familia en caso de una emergencia?

Abogados y estudiantes de derecho están disponibles para proveerle información sobre las leyes aplicables a su situación y ayudarle a preparar documentos necesarios. Servicios disponibles en inglés y en español.

¿Cuando?
Sábado, 15 de abril, 2017 - 10 AM - 2 PM
Sábado, 29 de abril, 2017 - 10 AM - 2 PM

¿Dónde?
City University of New York School of Law
2 Court Square, Long Island City, NY 11101
Cerca de las estaciones de Court Square, (E, M, G, 7), Queens Plaza (E, M, R) y Queensboro Plaza (N, Q, 7)

Para más información, o si tiene preguntas, puede mandar un correo a cunyisplanningwithparents@law.cuny.edu

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FREE LEGAL CLINIC:
EMERGENCY PLANNING

Do you want to learn how to create an emergency plan for the care of your children and your belongings in the event of an emergency?

Attorneys and law students are available to provide you with information about the laws that apply to your situation and to help you prepare necessary documents. Services available in English and Spanish.

When?
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 10 AM - 2 PM
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 10 AM - 2 PM

Where?
City University of New York School of Law
2 Court Square, Long Island City, NY 11101
Close to Court Square (E, M, G, 7), Queens Plaza (E, M, R) and Queensboro Plaza (N, Q7)

For more information, or if you have questions, you can email cunyisplanningwithparents@law.cuny.edu
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