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“It is a fun and great program. It will make your artistic self expand. You will meet new people and make new friends!”

“I do see myself continuing in art. I especially see myself in the movie industry!”
 Download the Spring Break 2017 Application: IN MY WORDS Participant Application 2017  (Note: Returning Applicants may also apply for a Volunteer Film Intern position to take their learning and leadership one step deeper. See last page of application.)

Deadline for applications is March 17, 2017!

For more information or to receive an application by mail or fax, contact Joy Leonard at 718.716.8000. Applications may be emailed to, faxed to (718) 294-4085 ATTN: JOY, or mailed/dropped off to New Settlement Program for Girls & Young Women, 1512 Townsend Avenue, Bronx, NY 10452.

Once accepted, a deposit of $25 per participant is required to hold your spot. Deposits may be paid in cash (in person and to program staff only), or by check or money order, payable to “New Settlement Apartments,” with “In My Words” in the memo line (if possible). Deposits will be returned in full to all who complete the program. No refunds will be made for cancellations after March 31, 2017.