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Big Apple Leadership Academy for the Arts, Inc.

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Our Goal, Vision & Commitment

Meet Our Agents of Change

Our Programs

Created Because the Arts Still Matter

The things you are passionate about are not random, they are your calling.

~ Jordan Prindle

We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.

Upcoming Events

  • BALAA Beauties Presents Home Ec 101: Cooking
    BALAA Beauties Presents Home Ec 101: Cooking
    BALAA
    May 19, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    BALAA, 1014 Gates Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221, USA
    Join BALAA Beauties for a class on healthy eating. The Beauties will make themselves a healthy meal (supervised by adults) and dine together.
  • Martial Arts with Sensei Akeem
    Martial Arts with Sensei Akeem
    BALAA
    May 23, 3:00 PM
    BALAA, 1014 Gates Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221, USA
  • BALAA Beauties & BALAA Brawns Pottery Class
    BALAA Beauties & BALAA Brawns Pottery Class
    BALAA
    May 30, 3:00 PM
    BALAA, 1014 Gates Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221, USA
  • BALAA Beauties presents Home Ec 101: Quilting
    BALAA Beauties presents Home Ec 101: Quilting
    BALAA
    Jun 02, 6:00 PM EDT
    BALAA, 1014 Gates Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221, USA
    Quilting class with instructor Veronica Johnson
  • BALAA Beauties presents Tie Dye with Ms. Natasha
    BALAA Beauties presents Tie Dye with Ms. Natasha
    BALAA
    Jun 06, 3:00 PM
    BALAA, 1014 Gates Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221, USA
  • BALAA Beauties presents Cross Stitch with Mrs. Chrystal
    BALAA Beauties presents Cross Stitch with Mrs. Chrystal
    BALAA
    Jun 27, 3:00 PM
    BALAA, 1014 Gates Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221, USA
  • BALAA Beauties presents DIY Body Scrubs w/ Brooklyn Essence
    BALAA Beauties presents DIY Body Scrubs w/ Brooklyn Essence
    BALAA
    Jun 30, 6:00 PM
    BALAA, 1014 Gates Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221, USA
  • BALAA Summer Enrichment
    BALAA Summer Enrichment
    St. Stephen & St. Martins Church
    Jul 05, 8:00 AM – Aug 13, 5:00 PM
    St. Stephen & St. Martins Church, 789 Jefferson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221, USA
    6-week Summer Enrichment Program at BALAA. $675 per child (sibling discounts available). Includes 3 t-shirts, a drawstring bag, a water bottle, and a summer of fun!!

Support Us

Help us make a difference in the lives of NYC youth!

BALAA is a 501c3 charitable organization.

All donations are tax deductible.

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BALAA, where childhood development and enrichment comes first.