Get Involved

Become a Youth Leader

Learn Afro-Latin arts, participate in mentoring, and get involved in your community! As a youth leader, you will have access to music, dance, or theatre programming. Additionally, youth receive academic support through tutoring and help with college preparation through mentoring. To become a youth leader, applicants must live in Boston, attend high school, and be between the ages of 14-18. All applicants must participate in an interview and audition.

Apply now: Youth Leader Application

For more information, please contact Brenda Rodriguez-Andújar,

Arts Enrichment Programs

Sign up for lessons in music, dance, and/or theatre! Hyde Square Task Force is now offering affordable program sessions (fall and spring) that will allow children and youth to engage in arts-focused enrichment programs.

*Please note that there is a $20 enrollment fee for each program.

Apply now:

For more information, please contact Brenda Rodriguez-Andújar,

Mentoring Enrichment Program

Hyde Square Task Force offers mentoring to high school students interested in getting help with researching and applying to college. Mentoring occurs once a week during the school year and is available for youth ages 14-18 who attend Boston Public Schools. As part of our mentoring program, youth will also have access to SAT prep and tutoring.

Apply now:

For more information, please contact Barbara Civill,

Success Boston

Hyde Square Task Force partners with Success Boston to provide teens with the support needed to succeed in college. Success Boston is available for graduates of Boston Public High Schools, who plan to attend Boston area colleges or universities.

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