Entries by Jessica

Upcoming events and courses at Masa

There’s no school today because of the snowstorm, but staff are still hard at work here at Masa! We have several exciting events, workshops, and courses coming up: Tuesday, February 14th, 11 AM – 1 PM: Early literacy workshop in Spanish for parents of children ages 0-5 offered in partnership with the Hispanic Federation (Flyer — […]

Read our end-of-year newsletter!

We’ve had a busy year at Masa, and we’re busily gearing up for next. Read our annual newsletter to find out what we’ve been working on, and how we’re planning to confront the challenges to come in the coming years.

Día de Muertos at Masa!

On October 29th, Masa honored deceased loved ones with a community celebration of Día de Muertos. Together, families enjoyed art activities, made frames for photographs of beloved family members and friends, decorated cookies, made bright paper flowers, and contributed to a community altar. You can see some beautiful pictures of this event here!

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day & Looking Back on a Great September!

Today at Masa, we’ll be celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day! Families in our after-school programs will join us today for activities to learn about indigenous languages, art, and cultures, as well as explore their own identities. Three weeks ago, we also hosted a major celebration of Mexican Independence Day. The event was a great success, thanks […]

It’s the first day of school!

It’s the first day of school for New York City public school students! Masa is also in the back to school spirit, getting ready to welcome students in our educational programs back on September 19th. We are still actively recruiting volunteers for our Masa After-School Program, which operates four evenings a week from 6-8 PM. […]

We’re having a great summer!

The summer program at Masa has been great fun, with literacy and STEM programs for elementary school students, as well as robotics and youth programming. Enjoy some pictures here:

Our summer program starts on Monday!

It’s hard to believe our summer program is already here! We are looking forward to several exciting courses this summer: literacy for elementary school students, math and science for elementary school students, two levels of robotics, and a Mexican-American studies course, to name a few! We look forward to welcoming families — old and new — to […]