apply for moca's youth advisory board 2011

Young people of New York! The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is looking for dedicated New York City high school students to participate in its summer program, Youth Advisory Board 2011.

Weekly workshops provide an out-of-classroom learning experience where students are thinking creatively and critically, building leadership skills and documenting their experiences through multimedia technology. This summer, the program focuses on media representation of Asian and Asian Americans. Here are some more details:

Youth ages 15 - 19 who are enrolled in an NYC high school; strong academic record; mature and responsible; self-motivated; willing to work in a team; desire to build public speaking skills; interest in Chinese American/Asian American history a plus.


Saturday, July 9 - August 20, 2011, 10:30am-12:30pm.


Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA), 215 Centre Street (between Howard and Grand Street), NYC


Please include the following:

- Completed application form

- Reference form

Email to education@mocanyc.org; fax to 212.619.4720; mail to MOCA, 215 Centre St, NY, NY10013
Sorry for the short notice, but applications are due this Friday, July 1. But it sounds like really interesting, worthwhile opportunity to learn about Chinese and Asian American history, and gain a valuable perspective about the issues facing our community. Hey, cool parents! Make your kids apply. For more information about applying the Youth Advisory Board 2011, go to the MOCA website here.

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