Jamel Mims

Mikey Cordero

Manager of Technology Education and Media

Putting Video Games to Work

Since March, Urban Arts Partnership Academy Teaching Artist Akshai R. has taught New York City public school students to love coding and game design. The Academy Coding and Game Design program, made possible by a grant from The Heckscher Foundation for ...

Academy Summer Institute 2014 kicks off!

Our 2014 Academy Summer Institute kicked off last week to start a 4 week artistic intensive program. High School students from throughout New York City come the Academy at Urban Arts Partnership during the month of July to push their ...

PHOTO RECAP: AYV Live 2014

[one_third]This past June 2, Artistic Board members-Rosie Perez (Artistic Board Chair), Diane Neal (Law and Order: SVU) and Dres (Black Sheep) helped host AYV (Adobe Youth Voices) Live! at the SVA theater. [/one_third] [one_half_last]The program showcased Academy high school students “best of” digital video, photography, ...

We’re in! 2 official Selections in the IHTD Festival this April.

We are very happy to announce that TWO Music Videos from our Academy Youth have been selected to be part of the "If I had a Trillion Dollars" Festival in Washington D.C. this April. WATCH: A Trillion WATCH: Dreams of Trillions Every year, Congress ...