Entries by Jessica

Masa is recruiting volunteers for Children’s Day!

Día del Niño (Children’s Day) is a celebration that originated in Mexico, and now is observed in many Latin American countries. Día del Niño focuses on the importance of loving, accepting and appreciating children. Come join us as we celebrate! We will be hosting activities such as early literacy, science, art, and a raffle with prizes! Saturday, April 28th […]

Pre-K Enrollment Workshop / Workshop to apply to Pre-K If your child was born in 2014 and resides in the following area codes:10454, 10459, 10474, 10032, 10033, 10040 Would like to enroll them in school for September 2018? We can help! When: Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm Where: Tlanezcalli Community Center: 2770 Third […]

Start the New Year right — help with tax prep at Masa!

On February 17th, Masa will be hosting a free tax prep day in partnership with Ariva. If you’re interested in supporting this and other free tax preparation events during the upcoming tax season, helping families avoid expensive tax prep fees, *especially* if you speak Spanish, you can apply to become a volunteer with Ariva — you’ll […]

We’re having a toy drive!

Do you want to bring holiday cheer to the kids at Masa? We’re having a holiday toy drive! We even created an Amazon wish list with a bunch of fun toys that Masa kids are sure to love: http://a.co/6t0x9yx If you’d like to donate a toy, you can take or ship unwrapped toys (please no […]

A big thanks to Masa’s volunteer committee!

Here at Masa, we’d like to share a huge congratulations and an enormous THANK YOU to Masa’s incredible Volunteer Committee, who ran a 5K/10K in late October (in the rain, no less) and fundraised $3,700 for Masa! We are so grateful for their efforts and proud to have them as part of #TeamMasa! You can see […]

Masa’s Family Fair for Hate-Free Schools is Tomorrow!

Masa Parents in Action (MPIA) is a committee of local parent leaders dedicated to improving the educational experiences of underserved families in the South Bronx, especially Latino and immigrant families. Tomorrow, MPIA will host a Family Fair for Hate-Free Schools, an event to launch our campaign against race-based bullying, discrimination, and violence in our public schools. City-level […]

Back to school + emergency DACA forum

We’re looking forward to the launch of our school year programs in just one more week! This week, we’ll focus on wrapping up our volunteer trainings and welcoming families back to Masa. In the meantime, we are mobilizing to respond to the DACA rescission. We will be holding an emergency forum on Monday, September 11th […]

Preparing for Fall at Masa

Here at Masa we’re enjoying our Summer Pre-K Playgroup, Literacy Program, Robotics Program, and Youth Group. We recently took a group of families on a trip to the annual Great Fish Count on Randalls Island. Families had the chance to wade into the Harlem River and explore the area’s biodiversity. Check out some pictures below!

Welcoming summer at Masa

At Masa, we’re excited to start our summer program on Monday, July 10th! Our slate of summer programs include literacy, robotics, and youth programming. We’re excited to help children boost their reading skills during the critical summer months, support teams of young people as they collaborate to design robots, and provide a space for youth […]

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!