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UAP Wins ‘Playlists for Learning Challenge’


UAP is proud to be one of the eleven winners of this year’s Digital Media and Learning (DML) Competition, the Playlists for Learning Challenge. As a winner of this competition, UAP will receive a grant to develop a learning playlist that helps […]

Cast Your Vote to send UAP to SXSW


The SXSW PanelPicker is now open for community voting, and we’ve got a ton of fresh ideas for panels and workshops at both SXSWedu and SXSW in 2017. Help us get out the vote and get to Austin next March! Click the […]

UAP Hosts SXSWedu NYC Meet Up


Urban Arts Partnership and SXSWedu are teaming up to host a meet up for the New York City education technology community at Civic Hall on June 23. As a follow up to the popular session “Can Hip Hop Save Us?” […]

A School Community Grows Stronger

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A school community grows stronger Brooklyn Generation, part of the city’s new school turnaround initiative, finds early success as a “community school,” but its academics await improvement. By Patrick Wall PUBLISHED: June 24, 2015 – 4:10 am EDT (This is […]

UAP Rallys Around Community Schools

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By Monica Casu, Site Coordinator, Pan American High School On September 22, 2015, the NYC Coalition for Educational Justice organized a Community Schools Rally at City Hall. Parents, students, educators and community organizations advocated for the expansion of Community Schools […]

Esperanza Rising


This summer, Urban Arts Partnership Teaching Artist Kelsey Van Ert taught 5th graders at PS 154 in Harlem the book Esperanza Rising. To supplement their summer reading, both classes investigated their own family histories and wrote poems about the immigration […]

The View Visits UAP!


This week, we had the pleasure of hosting The View hosts Rosie Perez and Whoopi Goldberg at our office to prep for next month”s “Favorite Things” episode! Take a look at best online casino some behind the scenes photos above.   And […]

The Urban Arts Festival 2015: We Packed the Palace!

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