Entries by Jessica

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!

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 […]

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 […]

Masa is hiring a summer literacy specialist!

Masa is looking for a gifted literacy specialist to join our team for the summer! If you know educators passionate about nurturing a love of reading with their students, please share this job description with them. If you have questions or wish to apply, please direct your inquiries to jobs@masany.org.

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 […]

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 […]