Intro

Jamaica and Terrell, both age 15, share a tender moment after school on September 29, 2014.

Kezia, 17, a high school senior, enjoys a slurpee after school in Brooklyn, New York as New York City public schools go back to school on September 9, 2015.

Justin, 14, plays on his skateboard as he waits for his brothers to bring out an after school snack from the corner bodega in Brooklyn, NY on May 20, 2015.

A Beat The Streets girls wrestling practice in December 2015. The non-profit Beat The Streets attracts young girls from all over the city, encouraging them to start or join girls wrestling teams of their own. Photographed for my ongoing series, "The After School Project." In New York City, the Department of Education in partnership with BTS, formed the first girls wrestling league in the 2012-13 school year after girls continued to demand for a spot on the boys league.

Raquelle and Alonzo hang out near Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, New York after school on September 29, 2014.

A detail of Arielle, 14, and her septum piercing as she hangs out with her friends after school in Brooklyn, New York on September 29, 2015.

The Brooklyn Cheer team runs a lap before the Brooklyn Tech Engineers play their last game of the season at Aviator Sports Center in Brooklyn on November 5, 2015.

The Brooklyn Tech cheerleading squad during their football team's last game of the season at Aviation Sports Center in Brooklyn on November 5, 2015.

Senior Brooklyn Tech football players Charles Dovey and Robert Deokinandan share a tearful hug after losing the last game of their season and high school career to Midwood High on November 5, 2015.

Brooklyn Tech football player Charlie during a Brooklyn Tech Engineers football game in Fort Greene Brooklyn on October 31, 2015.

From left, Tiffany, Hannibal and Lavendar hang out near Fulton Mall in Brooklyn, New York after school on September 4, 2014.

Anna Pimentel, 16, enjoys a slice of pizza after school on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn, New York October 27, 2015.

Naya and Miguel flirt after school outside of a McDonalds in Brooklyn, New York on September 17, 2015.

Konstantin, 14, left, and Bishopp, 14, right, both new freshmen in high school, do their math homework before track practice in Fort Greene Park on September 9, 2015, the first day of school in New York City.

Teens after school in front of Atlantic Terminal Mall in Brooklyn in September 2014.

Sisters Fey and Lola at school on a weekend in February 2016 to help paint a mural that will promote the message of school integration and scanner free schools.

From left, friends Felicidad, 16, Charles, 16, Izzy, 17, and Sophia, 17, wear matching "My Chemical Romance" t-shirts for the first day of school on September 9, 2015.

Drew, 11, takes a break from mural painting at her school in Park Slope, Brooklyn on February 21, 2016.

Two friends embrace on their way home after school in front of a McDonalds in Brooklyn on September 17, 2015.

From left, Karen, 17, Tarek, 20, Rosie, 17, and Munna, 19, from Queens are caught canoodling after school on September 29, 2015.

Two friends greet each other on the first day of school in Brooklyn on September 9, 2015.

Kastia Colon works on a study sheet with her U.S. History teacher Miss. Konrad in February 2016.

The first day of school in New York City. Kids sport backpacks purchased from Fulton Mall in Brooklyn.

A Beat The Streets girls wrestling practice in December 2015. The non-profit Beat The Streets attracts young girls from all over the city, encouraging them to start or join girls wrestling teams of their own. Photographed for my ongoing series, "The After School Project." In New York City, the Department of Education in partnership with BTS, formed the first girls wrestling league in the 2012-13 school year after girls continued to demand for a spot on the boys league.

Jamal, 16, inside the art room at his school in Park Slope, Brooklyn on February 7, 2016. Jamal and his classmates are painting a mural with a message to promote school integration and scanner free schools.