Educational Programs

 
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Never Stop Learning

Understanding the value our community members place on education, OLA regularly provides educational programs for children, teens, and adults through such offerings as arts and empowerment workshops, our Conversation Café, and the OLA Media Lab. 

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Youth Programs

At OLA we know that the key to creating social change that includes young people is to ensure they are their own agents of change.

 

They must be the actors and leaders, not the spectators and followers.

 

OLA provides periodic in-school and after-school empowerment workshops, holds youth dinners facilitated by college-aged Latino students, and organizes educational forums related to the college application process.

 

OLA also houses a scholarship fund for students planning to further their education after high school.

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Learn English or Spanish

Spanish and English are the two main languages spoken on the East End.

 

OLA’s Conversation Café programs are online and/or in-person mini-courses (usually six sessions long and offered in the fall) designed to help us all communicate better with each other and enrich our daily lives with the freedom and opportunities that speaking another language brings.

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Arts Workshops

Providing high-quality arts workshops in Spanish and English is vital to helping to ensure that Latino community members have access to professional artists and art spaces and opportunities to explore the arts.

 

OLA regularly offers unique and inspiring visual arts, theater, and movement workshops for children, youth, and adults in partnership with local East End arts institutions and professional artists.

 

OLA’s Media Lab teaches Latino youth filmmaking skills.

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OLA TV

See our YouTube page for informational videos on a variety of subjects as well as episodes of our LTV shows “Conversations with OLA” and “Sabor con OLA.”
 

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Workshops and Programs

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For Teens

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For Children

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For Adults

For Teens

Upcoming and Past Programs

  • Youth Summit 2022
    Mon, Aug 15
    Bridgehampton Community House
    Aug 15, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Bridgehampton Community House, 2368 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton, NY 11932, USA
    Register for this FREE event by clicking on RSVP below
  • Teens Take Back the Sex Talk!
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, May 26
    OLA Offices
    May 26, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    OLA Offices, 2 Newtown Ln, East Hampton, NY 11937, USA
    Topics: 5/11 Healthy Relationships 5/26 Sexting
  • Youth Leadership Dinner
    Wed, Apr 13
    Southampton
    Apr 13, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Southampton, 100 Church St, Southampton, NY 11968, USA
  • Invisible and Voiceless: Theater as a Tool for Social Change
    Nov 03, 2018, 10:00 AM
    Flanders Community Center, 655 Flanders Rd, Flanders, NY 11901, USA
 

For Children

Upcoming and Past Programs

  • OLA Workshop @ The Watermill Center
    Thu, Feb 27
    The Watermill Center
    Feb 27, 2020, 5:30 PM
    The Watermill Center, 39 Water Mill Towd Rd, Water Mill, NY 11976, USA
  • Art Workshop
    Wed, Mar 01
    Bridgehampton Child Care Center
    Mar 01, 2017, 4:00 PM
    Bridgehampton Child Care Center, 551 Sag Harbor Tpke, Bridgehampton, NY 11932, USA
 
 

For Adults

Upcoming and Past Programs

  • Webinar: Landlord Rights and Responsibilities
    Jul 07, 6:00 PM
    Online Event
  • Domestic Violence Workshop Series
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Jun 06
    OLA Office
    Jun 06, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    OLA Office, 2 Newtown Ln, East Hampton, NY 11937, USA
  • How Can Parents Support Their Children in School?
    May 18, 5:00 PM
    Facebook
  • Charla con la Comunidad
    Thu, Apr 07
    Zoom (Facebook)
    Apr 07, 6:00 PM
    Zoom (Facebook)
  • East Hampton Library and OLA Bilingual Open House
    Jan 25, 6:00 PM
    East Hampton Library, 159 Main St, East Hampton, NY 11937, USA
  • Beginning English
    Tue, Nov 09
    Zoom
    Nov 09, 2021, 7:00 PM EST – Dec 14, 2021, 8:15 PM EST
    Zoom
    Every Tuesday
  • OLA's Conversation Café
    Tue, Nov 09
    Hampton Bays Community Center
    Nov 09, 2021, 7:00 PM – Dec 14, 2021, 8:15 PM
    Hampton Bays Community Center, 25 Ponquogue Ave, Hampton Bays, NY 11946, USA
  • Intermediate Spanish
    Mon, Nov 08
    Zoom
    Nov 08, 2021, 7:00 PM – Nov 29, 2021, 8:15 PM
    Zoom
    Mondays and Wednesdays
  • How to Support Our Community Under Siege?
    Thu, Apr 25
    Christ Episcopal Church
    Apr 25, 2019, 6:00 PM
    Christ Episcopal Church, 5 Hampton St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963, USA
  • Círculos de Fuerza
    Thu, Dec 06
    Springs Elementary School
    Dec 06, 2018, 6:00 PM
    Springs Elementary School, 48 School St, East Hampton, NY 11937, USA
  • Charla con el Jefe de Policía de Southampton
    Sep 26, 2017, 7:30 PM
    Bridgehampton, 2350 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton, NY 11932, USA
  • Immigrants Vote!
    Tue, Sep 13
    La Fiesta Radio Station
    Sep 13, 2016, 4:00 PM
    La Fiesta Radio Station, 3075 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779, USA