Collective Action To Improve PreK-12 In Harlem

mail (1)West Harlem Development Corporation and Kinvolved, in collaboration with School Districts 5 and 6, announce an innovative app launch in West Harlem that promises to improve attendance records and grades by letting teachers swipe a child as absent or late on a device and immediately notify parents via text message or email.

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Edmund Gordon Lecture With Vanessa Siddle Walker

vanessaPhotoDid black educators in de jure segregation simply accept the oppressive schooling conditions created by policies in southern states, or did they use the power available through pedagogy, curriculum, and school climates to seek equality? Continue Reading →

Labor Leaders Celebrated In Harlem

AM NEWS AND LYCH PRESENTS---2014 copyIn celebration of New York City’s labor movement, Bill Lynch Associates in partnership with the NY Amsterdam News will host the 4th Annual “Tying Communities Together” Labor Awards Breakfast tomorrow, September 18th at 8:00am.  Continue Reading →

The Preemptive Education Conference 2014

Preemptive Ed-4 DaysThe Preemptive Education Conference explores Critical Literacy and Connected Learning through Spoken Word, Hip-hop, Literacy, and Social Justice. Continue Reading →

Yoko Ono’s John Lennon Educational Tour Bus In Harlem

yoko-ono-john-lennon-educational-tour-bus-2014-billboard-650“I love you and I’m so glad that I’m here today,” Yoko Ono told an auditorium full of elementary schoolers, teachers, and special guests at New York City’s Patrick Henry Prep this morning. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave The Foundation For A Drug-Free World Gets Citation

proc2Assemblywoman Nily Rozic presented a New York State Assembly Citation to the Foundation for a Drug-Free World (FDFW) Northeast Chapter sponsored by Dr. Bernard Fialkoff, Dental Implant and Cosmetic Periodontal Surgeon and the Fialkoff Dental Study Club, at its monthly meeting last night at Laterna Restaurant in Queens . Continue Reading →

Congressional Collegiate Internship Program For Harlemites

charles-rangelFrom Congressman Rangel

They are reaching out to see if you may know a High School Senior, College Student, and/or a Recent Grad who would be a great candidate for the Congressional Collegiate Internship Program, and to let you know the application for the Fall 2014 program is now open. Continue Reading →

Columbia Student To Carry Mattress Until Her Rapist Is Expelled

02-columbia-performance-art-rape-student.w529.h529NYMag reports that Emma Sulkowicz says she was raped in her own dorm bed by a classmate on the first day of her sophomore year of college. Continue Reading →