Programs & Workshops
URBAN WORD OFF-SITE
We currently collaborate with over 100 New York City schools and programs to provide a wide variety of arts to students in NYC as well as professional development workshops to educators on site in schools and youth organizations. Our dynamic mentors and teaching artists lead workshops that provide fun, yet rigorous learning experiences where students gain artistic, academic and social development. Our programs can be designed and tailored to fit the needs and interests of your group.
THROUGH OUR AWARD-WINNING PROGRAMS, STUDENTS WILL:
Find their voice and creativity unlocking their hidden talents.
Tap creativity and self-exploration.
Enhance critical thinking skills connecting their ideas, values and experiences to the greater world around them.
Deepen community ties and cultural understanding.
Enjoy the academic learning process in a dynamic and fun way.
Facilitate your own wordshops, Town Hall meetings, and Teen Poetry Slams.
Allow students to exercise multiple intelligences, thematic and integrated learning.
WHO WE SERVE
NYC Public and Private Schools, grades 7-12.
We are DOE Licensed Vendors
Not-for-profit organizations including youth service agencies
Teachers and Educators
For Profit & Corporate Partners
Workshops (length and frequency adapted to fit your needs)
Teaching Artist Residencies (8-12 weeks for 1-2 hours).
Assembly Presentations (lecture demonstration style, interactive, keynotes, or performance).
Professional Development Workshops for teachers and parents.