Programs & Workshops 

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URBAN WORD ON 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.

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WHO WE SERVE

  • NYC Public and Private Schools, grades 7-12.

  • We are DOE Licensed Vendors

  • After-school programs

  • Not-for-profit organizations including youth service agencies

  • Teachers and Educators

  • For Profit Partners

WE PROVIDE

  • 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, or performance).

  • Professional Development Workshops for teachers and parents.

 

Our programs and workshops can be designed and
tailored to fit the needs and interests of your group. To book an Urban Word NYC workshop, performance, or residency, fill out this form.