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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

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

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!

This year”s Urban Arts Festival was our biggest yet, featuring three days of workshops, art showcases, and performances! On Wednesday, May 13th, students from across Manhattan and The Bronx took to the stage to showcase a year”s worth of growth and […]

Press Release: Urban Arts Festival – Pack the Palace

URBAN ARTS FESTIVAL: PACK THE PALACE Celebrating the academic and artistic achievements of NYC youth Hosted by Selenis Leyva Special Awards Presented by Laura Gómez (From NETFLIX hit series: Orange Is The New Black) Presented by Urban Arts Partnership and Co-Hosted […]