We need your help to advocate for youth summer jobs!

As you may know, there is a lot up in the air with the FY21 Providence city budget, due to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the programs in danger of being cut is One Providence for Youth Summer Employment, which each year funds 2,000 summer jobs, matching young people from the city of Providence with…

Youth Studio Closed Through Spring Session

Following guidance from RIDE and the state, we have made the decision to keep our physical programming closed through the end of the Spring session. Spring session typically runs through the first week of June, followed by a planning period for Summer session. With this in mind, we have our sights on being back in…

The Rundown on Summer Jobs

AS220 Youth Summer Jobs 2020: Theme: Design Justice: the impact that design has on mental health. Focus: Designing the future of AS220 Youth, both physically and programmatically, in the form of a multimedia installation / simulation at AS220 Industries or 95 Empire Street (Aborn Gallery, Black Box, Psychic Readings) Please apply being aware that you…

OnePVD Summer Jobs

EDIT: Application opening date has changed to 4/20/20 Wanna work with us this summer? Your first chance to apply is around the corner. Applications will be available at pvdsummer.com This application is for Providence residents 14-21 only. There will be plenty of opportunities for youth outside PVD to apply later this spring! Apply early! Applications…

401 Gives April 1, 2020

Today April 1 only! AS220 is participating in 401Gives. You can donate here: https://www.401gives.org/ Your donation will: – enable AS220 Youth to keep paying Apprentices and Teaching Assistants – allow AS220 to continue to pay our staff and provide healthcare benefits – support the 60 residents who live and work in our three buildings –…

AS220 Youth Continued Closures

After much consideration, we have decided that AS220 Youth will remain closed to the public through the whole month of April. It was not an easy decision, but we know the most important thing we can do right now is keep our community safe through social distancing. This means that Spring Session won’t start as…

Quarantine Resource Guide

Guide for Providence/Rhode Island youth broken into need categories: Hungry? Bored? Feeling okay? Parenting? Need something else? Please share!

Art Kits Available This Thursday

Thursday 12-3pm at AS220 Youth 115 Empire StreetA Bored already? Got projects you want to finish? Come get a free kit from us this Thursday! Kits include art making supplies, some basic needs supplies, and a snack. We will give you a RIPTIK to get home. Apprentices may be required to get a kit, so…

Program Closures | COVID-19

Updated 3/13/20 Due to increasing concern about Coronavirus, AS220 Youth Studio is closed for the rest of March. -Spring Class Sign Ups are scheduled for April 2nd. We will confirm this date and time in a few weeks. -Work for Apprentices: Apprentices will still be paid for this coming week and during our planning weeks…

Winter 2020 Showcase

EDIT 3/17/20: This event is postponed, reschedule TBD. Youth members from our Downtown Studio and Nowell Academy will be coming together to share work they’ve created this session. Work in dance, music, visuals, apparel, and media will all have work to display and perform. Friends, family, and the public are welcome! Pizza will be served….