“Ashe ‘68” Brings Founder Arthur Ashe’s Legacy to NYJTL Participants

NEW YORK (June 26, 2022) – New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) is excited to announce that the “Ashe ‘68 Documentary Project” is now open for viewing at the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning. This unique multi-component project, created and produced by director and cinematographer Rex Miller, celebrates the life and legacy of […]

NYJTL ACES Afterschool Program Counters “Summer Slide”

The phenomenon “summer slide”, or summer learning loss, refers to the tendency for students, especially those from low-income families, to lose some of the academic skills gained during the previous school year due to lack of exposure to educational activities during the summer. This is because a student’s exposure to educational activities is often not […]

NYJTL Brings Citizen Ashe Documentary Directly to Its Participants With CNN

On June 10, 2022, CNN Films held an exclusive private screening of their original documentary Citizen Ashe to students from four New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) Bronx after-school programs. The film documents the evolution of NYJTL’s visionary founder Arthur Ashe, and his rise from tennis legend to global human rights activist.   “NYJTL is the […]