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The After School Arts & Leadership Academy

Upon arrival, students receive a snack and begin to settle in for homework help/tutoring. The remaining two hours focus on Theater, Music, Visual Arts (Painting and Ceramics), STEAM activities, Woodworking, and Dance classes. 

This program also incorporates Youth Leadership Teachers, who are older youth (college and high school students) providing homework assistance, mentoring, and tutoring to younger youth (grades 1-8). Each Youth Leadership Tutor will receive compensation, training, and coaching through this work-based learning opportunity. This component of the ASALA program is offered for teens to develop as leaders, improve their communication skills, prepare them for future work opportunities, and improve their conflict management skills.