Youth Education & Development

WHEDco's After School Programs provide arts engagement activities.

Engaging the mind, body and artistic spirit of youth

All children deserve a quality education and access to academic resources. WHEDco reaches more than 1,000 students annually through youth education and development programs that provide educational and cultural opportunities, while empowering students to think critically, make smart career choices, and contribute responsibly as leaders in their community.

Our programs are housed at the following schools:

The After School Enrichment Program at PS/MS 218
Highbridge Green School MS ExTRA Extended School Day Initiative
South Bronx Early College Academy (SBECA) Charter School

Our youth development initiatives and programs include:

Summer Arts Day Camp at PS/MS 218
Project STEP (Students Toward Educational Promise) for Middle and High School Students
JAM (Just Ask Me) Sexual Education Program for High School Students
The Teen College Access Program