A Day At ABC Studios! YWLA Students Visit EyeWitness News Set and More…

Last week YWLA students enjoyed a very special behind the scenes visit to ABC Studios. The day started with a close-up view of the live morning broadcast of EyeWitness News with co-anchors Shirleen Allicot and Ken Rosato, our very kind & gracious hosts. We were also treated to a very detailed and extensive tour by Mr. Rosato, which included a bit ABC history, learning about the different sets, meeting many of ABC’s very friendly and professional staff in their various … read more

“We Are The Agents Of Change: Strong, Resilient, Unified”: Guyanese Girls Rock Foundation YWLA Day Of Community Empowerment

This past weekend our young women in the Guyanese Girls Rock Foundation! YWLA had an extraordinary opportunity to journey to New York’s state capitol to participate in the 48th Annual Legislative Conference 2019 Youth Summit. Hosted by the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators, Inc. (NYSABPRL) and the Black, Latino, and Asian Caucuses, individuals of all ages and cultural backgrounds came together to promote the NYSABPRL’s mission and annual agenda to inform, unite and support communities … read more

YWLA Students Attends Alvin Ailey Dance Performance

We strive to exposed our young women to social & cultural events as part of our YWLA curriculum, and this weekend 10th graders, Arissa and Rickyel were treated to a spectacular performance by the Alvin Ailey Dance Troop at the New York City Center.  The tickets were a gift from Mrs. Dionne Dougall-Bass and Mr. Zachery Bass, and they were accompanied by our President, Cloyette Harris-Stoute. This year the dance theatre is celebrating its 60th Anniversary.  Here’s a bit of history: When … read more