NEW YORK CITY PROGRAMS
In NYC, ASTEP Volunteer Artists deliver creative arts programming through 1- to 2-hour volunteer opportunities year-round as well as a six-week summer camp.
ASTEP on STAGE!
Through 1- to 2-hour workshops, ASTEP on STAGE! introduces underserved youth in NYC to the transforming power of the arts by bringing artists from the Broadway and NYC community to after-school and in-school programs. ASTEP on STAGE! partners with schools and community organizations serving youth affected by the justice system, incarceration, gun violence, homelessness, immigration status, systemic poverty, and HIV/AIDS. Learn more!
ASTEP at Refugee Youth Summer Academy
A team of 16-18 ASTEP Volunteer Artists lead the creative arts classes at the Refugee Youth Summer Academy, which supports the personal growth, cultural adjustment, and education of multicultural refugee youth and helps them successfully transition into the US school system. Learn more!
Incarnation Children’s Center
A team of 4-6 ASTEP Volunteer Artists lead day-long art camps up to six times a year for the Incarnation Children’s Center, a pediatric facility for children living with HIV/AIDS and other cognitive disabilities. ASTEP’s workshops engage students with experiences that focuses on developing a strong sense of community, deepening their capacity for creating, and exposing them to the performing arts. Learn more!