Ferguson + Staten Island:
Roots, the Reality, and the Response
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 8:30am - 10:30am.
Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall. 55 West 13th Street, Room I202.
In this discussion, law enforcement, policy makers, advocates, journalists, and community leaders will come together to explore the events in Ferguson, and ask how New York and other cities are responding. What political and economic conditions in Ferguson and minority communities nationally underlie the anger that exploded in Ferguson? What kinds of policy changes are necessary to prevent more tradegies for occuring? REGISTER HERE »
Scaling the Community School Strategy in NYC
TUESDAY SEPT. 23, 2014
A new report detailing recommendations that can help sustain the city's new community schools initiative. We provide helpful tools for individual community school providers as well as recommendations around effective partnerships, financing, leadership, and capacty building to help the city as it works to achieve its vision of reform.
High School Choice: Busting Myths
TUESDAY SEPT. 23, 2014
Presented by CNYCA and Insideschools.org. Join Clara Hemphill, the staff of insideschools, and other experts as we help you avoid common mistakes when applying to NYC high schools.
The Mayoral Agenda:
Affordable Housing & Historic Preservation
TUESDAY SEPT. 16, 2014
Historic Districts and the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation are working together to present a panel discussion about affordable housing and historic preservation. With the mayor's plans for affordable housing given such a focus as well as the multitude of articles written about these two topics together, we thought that it was an appropriate time for public discussion about it. Will feature a mix of community and affordable housing advocates, civic leaders and preservationists.
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In some Caribbean immigrant communities, particularly among Haitians, lighter-skinned people are often referred to as "stush" or "uptown," and are believed to be wealthier and more successful because of the shade of their skin.
Our guide to pre-kindergarten: The city is greatly expanding pre-k education for 4 year olds. Insideschools has developed this guide to help you find a high-quality pre-kindergarten program for your child.
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