Elementary After School at P.S. 184 Shuang Wen

Register for the 2017-2018 School Year                                     Apex for Youth’s mission is to enable students to build confidence, achieve academically and become community minded individuals. For 25 years, Apex has served the community through its mentoring, educational and … Continued

Ringing the NYSE Closing Bell

After ringing the New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell last year, we were invited back to the New York Stock Exchange to ring the Closing Bell this year, celebrating our 25th Anniversary. Since the Closing Bell Ceremony is in the afternoon, we were able to bring our students this time! Please see below for some … Continued

Feature: 2017 Gala Student Speaker

Meet our 2017 25th Anniversary Gala student speaker! Apex mentee Alexis Zhao, a current high school senior, spoke to nearly 800 guests at our gala on April 26. She shared her story and her experience with Apex. Alexis recently received a full ride to Franklin & Marshall through the Posse Foundation, nominated by Apex staff. … Continued

25th Anniversary Gala A Huge Success!

Thank you to the almost 800 guests who attended the 25th anniversary Gala and helped raise more than $1.3 million, both all-time highs for Apex for Youth! Your support literally changes the lives of this city’s underserved Asian youth. We hope you were able to see how much you mean to Apex kids, and on behalf of the students, mentors … Continued

Celebrating 25 Years With Special Honoree Connie Chung

Apex for Youth Annual Gala Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Special Honoree Connie Chung   New York, NY (March 17, 2017) — This Spring, Apex for Youth celebrates 25 years of providing NYC community-based programs to help develop college-ready, confident and community-minded Asian American youth. Through its mentoring and educational programs for students from 1st to 12th … Continued

Google’s “Be the Bridge” with apl.de.ap

Google’s Corporate Engineering Women’s group, Filipino Googler Network and Asian Googler Network hosted “Be the Bridge” for their 18th anniversary in October, in partnership with Apex for Youth and Peace Jam. “Be the Bridge” is a program to inspire youth and help equip them for the challenges and opportunities that may come in their future. … Continued

Versace x Apex

Saturday,  February 4 – Sunday, February 5 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Versace 647 Fifth Avenue In partnership with Apex for Youth, Versace invites you to celebrate the Chinese New Year at their Fifth Avenue flagship store. All guests will receive 10% off purchases, and Versace will donate 10% of sales to benefit Apex for Youth. … Continued

Volunteer for Our Holiday Party

Volunteer for our annual holiday party! 10:15 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, December 17 Manhattan Get a group of 5 friends or colleagues and come volunteer! Help bring elementary school students through various activity stations like card making, bean bag toss and pop a shot; man a station; or help serve lunch! Santa may also … Continued

Holiday Giving Campaign 2016

In the past year, immigration has been discussed so frequently and flippantly, it has become almost impersonal. But for many of our youth, this issue holds deep personal meaning and impacts their everyday lives. One of our mentees grew up in a small cramped apartment in Chinatown, with his dad waiting tables and his mom … Continued

Mini Olympics with Ogilvy!

The Apex for Youth After School Program hosted a Mini Olympics for its students in November. After school teachers and Ogilvy volunteers made our inaugural Mini Olympics at the Corpus Christi School a major success–thank you! A total of 33 students participated in three fun competitive competitions: the Three Legged Race, the Table Tennis tournament and the … Continued

Director of Development Search

Apex is seeking an accomplished and entrepreneurial professional to expand our development capabilities. Director of Development Job type: Full-Time Apex for Youth delivers possibilities to underserved Asian and immigrant youth from low-income families in New York City. Our mentoring and educational programs support young people from third to twelfth grade and provide them with the resources … Continued

8th Annual Aces for Apex Casino Night

8th Annual Aces for Apex Casino Night  The Apex for Youth Associate Board invites you to our 8th Annual Aces for Apex Casino Night: A Night at the Museum. Get decked out and join us for our largest event yet! Try your luck at exhilarating casino games or our High Roller Poker Tournament with a … Continued

Executive Director Quarterly Update

  Dear Friends, This summer was an exciting time for Apex for Youth. We offered two 4-week summer programs for students in our School’s Out NYC after school programs. Our We Run As One summer basketball league with the Dynasty Project had 18 teams and over 200 players participate. We offered our first ever art & … Continued

Summer League 2016 Recap

In conjunction with the Dynasty Project, we successfully hosted another season of our annual summer basketball league, We Run as One! From July 8 to August 13, we held games on Saturdays for 4th – 8th graders to play with their peers, culminating in a final tournament. Participants this year included students from our regular … Continued

Apex is Hiring!

We’re growing and looking for dedicated new members to join the Apex family! Please spread the word. Operations Assistant Part-Time (25 hours per week, Mon-Fri) Apex for Youth is hiring a part-time Operations Assistant in its New York office. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Operations Assistant is responsible for all general and administrative support … Continued

Career Day at Pentagram

On Friday August 12, 2016, Apex for Youth mentees attended a morning Career Day session at Pentagram, located in Manhattan’s Flatiron district. Pentagram is a company that designs and produces some of the world’s most well known brand logos (view their iconic projects here), and the company also created Apex for Youth’s new logo two … Continued

Alumni Career Panel at Refinery 29

On June 30, 2016, Apex for Youth hosted a career panel for former mentees with speakers from a wide range of industries including finance, journalism/fashion, technology, hotel/restaurant management and healthcare at Refinery29, located on 225 Broadway. Jian Dong, MD (Mt. Sinai Residence Physician and Graduate of NYU Medical School), John Zhang (Software Engineer – Google), … Continued

2016 First Quarterly Report

Dear Friends, To keep the entire community informed about Apex, I am proud to present to you the first quarterly report for the organization. In these reports, I will share with you program highlights and organizational strategies with hopes that you’ll all feel closer to the Apex family. The most exciting news to report is … Continued

Feature: 2016 Gala Student Speaker

Meet our 2016 Inspiration Awards Gala student speaker! Apex mentee Ken Bamba, a current senior at Brooklyn Tech, shared his experiences at the gala about Apex and how Apex has impacted his life. For example, Apex has strengthened ties between Ken and his two brothers, also participants in the mentoring program. With their different school … Continued