Beling's Blog: Final Thoughts and Notes for PASA


Photo Courtesy of Beling's iPhone: Showstoppers in Action! 

PASA is Hiring: Communications and Grants Associate


The Providence After School Alliance (PASA) is a nationally recognized, Providence-based nonprofit committed to providing after school, summer, and expanded learning opportunities for the youth of Providence. We are a $2.7 million organization with 20 full time staff members.

Beling's Blog: Nurturing Talent Through Peer-to-Peer Relationships

Beling Todd is a former AfterZone student and a sophomore at the Met High School. Since 8th grade, Beling has been leading her own dance program, called Showstoppers, at Roger Williams Middle School. This year she also began interning with PASA to get a deeper view of youth development practices and general nonprofit management. Her blogs document her experience leading Showstoppers and participating in PASA life. 

Roger Williams AfterZone Cancelled Today

Due to the First Lady Michelle Obama's visit at JSEC and the security measure in place as a result, the Roger Williams AfterZone is cancelled this afternoon. All other AfterZone school sites are continuing as planned. 

Introducing PASA's High School Intern: Beling Todd

By Michael Braithwaite, Director of Communications

posted 10.17.2014

This is Beling Todd!

From Every Hour Counts: New Measurement Framework Offers a Blueprint for Expanded Learning Systems to Improve and Measure their Progress

This post was written by Chris Mai, Policy and Communications Manager for Every Hour Counts and originally appeared on their blogEvery Hour Counts, formerly the Collaborative for Building After-School Systems, is a coalition of citywide organizations that increase access to quality learning opportunities, particularly for underserved students.<

From TASC: Why the Adolescent Brain Should Be Revered, Not Feared

This post was generously shared by TASC, one of PASA's Every Hour Counts partners, and originally appeared as part of their NeuroConnections blog series, where they explore the bridge between neuroscience and education. Saskia Traill is TASC's vice president for policy and research. Dr. Abigail A. Baird is Associate Professor of Psychology at Vassar. 

In Their Own Words for PASA's 10th Anniversary: Mayor Angel Taveras on the Importance of Afterschool Systems

by Hillary Salmons, PASA Executive Director

posted 10.3.2014

Photo Credit: Office of Mayor Taveras