ParaDYM Academy is where youth voice, art and activism combine. ParaDYM Academy provides hands-on STEAM programs that combine the arts, technology, and community engagement. Not only do our youth learn how to leverage their existing media production skills, but they also learn how to use those skills to empower themselves and serve their community. To achieve this vision, ParaDYM Academy Inc provides after-school, extended day, and out-of-school programs offering connected learning though media literacy, transmedia production, game design, social entrepreneurship and life-skill training that prepare youth for post high school educational opportunities and for successful transitions into the workforce.
We believe that by empowering, preparing and mentoring the next generation of media literate youth in digital citizenship, community engagement, and content creation our youth will become future leaders in the digital economy.
Play. Produce. Empower
Education through hands-on experiences (Play)
Youth Voice through content creation (Produce)
Social entrepreneurship/youth advocacy through community engagement (Empower)
First Day of programming for the 2019-20 Program YearWe're back for the 2019-20 Program Year with a brand at DiLoreto Middle School and our 600 East St location
Our next Open House is Saturday September 7th
from noon to 2pm
600 East St
New Britain CT, 06053
Join us on Main St in New Britain. We'll be handing out candy and hosting our Virtual Reality Fright Zone. Location TDB
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) and Recording Academy Memberships
Qualified high school youth participating in paraDYM academy's video and music cohorts will qualified for one year student memberships in the the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), the academy responsible for the Emmy Awards, and Recording Academy Memberships, the academy responsible for the Grammy Awards
First Day of programming for the 2019-20 Program Year!
Join us for our 1st Annual Media Masquerade Ball. Come dressed in your based pre-Halloween costume for this fundraiser, honoring Ms. Paulette Fox of OIC New BritainDetails will be announced August 1st 2019