Come join us and be a part of the Refugee Youth Summer Academy – RYSA!
Partnering with the International Rescue Committee, RYSA is a 6-week summer academy that welcomes youth seeking refuge in the US into their new lives in NYC. ASTEP Teaching Artists at RYSA offer classes in Storytelling, Music, Dance, Visual Arts, and Filmmaking.
An ASTEP at RYSA classroom focuses on school readiness, English language skill building, and coping skills – all through the arts! Our classrooms embrace our unique differences and give students an outlet for self expression and fun, all while setting up a routine for them to be best prepared for an NYC public school setting in the Fall.
Come join us and create a classroom catered to growth, acceptance, and endless possibilities! We use art as a tool to show students that they can be proud of who they are and thrive!
Tentative Dates: June 29th – August 16th
Application deadline: May 1st
Location: New York City
Who: You! All artists with a passion for making a difference!
People of color, LGBTQ+, those with disabilities, and anyone excited to work with us are strongly encouraged to apply.
Stipends available based on position and experience.
Email Sami Manfredi at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a ring at 212.921.1227 to learn more!
Photo by Brielle Bonetti