On September 20 Appleseed stood with Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor Richard A. Carranza, Councilmember Brad Lander, and Councilmember Carlos Menchaca to celebrate the approval of the community-driven diversity plan for middle schools in Community School District 15. We are grateful to the entire
We are proud to present our new advocacy briefing Supporting Real Integration – a synthesis of several decades of research by Kelly Bare and Bliss Broyard. The briefing demonstrates that students’ well-being—including self-esteem, engagement and participation, and a feeling of
In this new film from New York Appleseed and Epic Theatre Ensemble, New York City high-school students star in the student-written and -performed play Laundry City. This is one of the most sophisticated treatments of the issue of school segregation
The final community-driven diversity plan for District 15 middle schools is now available. New York Appleseed has been proud to serve as an adviser throughout the planning process, and we could not be more pleased with the result. This
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Responding to the de Blasio administration’s tendency to use “diversity and integration” as a pretext for other ends, New York Appleseed’s David Tipson and Fred Freiberg of the Fair Housing Justice Center assert in the Gotham Gazette that integration is
A powerful collaboration between IntegrateNYC, NYU Metro Center, and New York Appleseed was selected to join the small circle of organizations funded by the prestigious Donors’ Education Collaborative. We are deeply humbled to see our scrappy, three-staff-person organization listed among
New York Appleseed applauds the New York State Education Department for its leadership in encouraging and supporting school districts to pursue meaningful integration. We believe the work of creating diverse, equitable, and inclusive schools must be rooted in culturally responsive