This NEW program is a youth-led leadership program that promotes civic engagement among youth of all backgrounds. It has been designed to equip teens with the critical thinking and leadership skills necessary to become engaged citizens who create positive change in their communities. Students will also gain community service hours for meetings and events.
Scholarships available for Peekskill Families.
Instructor: Arianna Hurtado
Arianna knows how important community service and social justice is to our community. She is an active community leader, advocate, and volunteer. Her initial involvement with NECS was in 2007 when she participated in “The Lorax” as the Lorax. In the 2020 summer, she made a full circle when she applied to be a Development Intern. Arianna was asked to come on as an Administrative Assistant for a year and now works as NECS’ Program Coordinator. Arianna is a recent graduate from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where she obtained a BFA in Drama with a minor in Business Entertainment Media and Technology. She looks forward to continuing to be an integral part of New Era Creative Space! firstname.lastname@example.org | email@example.com