Sixty years ago Elizabeth Eckford walked through an angry mob of white people so she could fight for integration on her first day of school. On December 7, 2017 Hebh Jamal and other students from IntegrateNYC honored her strength and
Three years ago New York Appleseed supported the State Education Department in the development of the Socioeconomic Integration Pilot Program. New York was the first state in the nation to use federal funds in this way. This Chalkbeat article nicely
PRESS RELEASE: Contact: Matthew Gonzales School Diversity Project Director New York Appleseed 212-848-4642 firstname.lastname@example.org NEW YORK APPLESEED HAILS RELEASE OF SCHOOL DIVERSITY POLICY STATEMENT AND FRAMEWORK FOR COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT 6/6/17 Policy statement with specific goals coupled with community-engagement process
“Thirty-nine years ago, on May 19, 1978, the Hon. Leonard B. Sand was appointed to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Judge Sand served on that court until a few years before his
Be sure to attend this year’s Pillars of Justice Awards reception featuring our own David Sternberg and Hebh Jamal! Proceeds benefit Appleseed and New York Appleseed. Click here for more information.
The Appleseed Network strongly opposes the President’s January 27, 2017 executive order, which halted refugee admissions and drastically restricted immigrant and detainee rights. The order threatens to harm our nation’s Constitutional values and heritage of compassion for and welcoming of
New York Appleseed is proud to announce the arrival of Matt Gonzales, our new School Diversity Project Director. Matt brings over ten years of experience as an educator and an advocate. He is a recent graduate of Teachers College, Columbia
School integration advocates made public a letter to Chancellor of Schools Carmen Fariña sent in October of 2015. Although the Chancellor has made progress in addressing some of the letter’s recommendations, advocates are pressing the Department of Education to adopt
In another victory for New York Appleseed and New York City, the Department of Education has announced a significant expansion of the school diversity pilot program. A new application process will allow principals from “every public school in the city”
New York Appleseed and Appleseed held their annual Pillars of Justice awards ceremony on May 18, 2016, thanks to the generous support of many generous sponsors — especially Davis Polk, Latham & Watkins, Sullivan & Cromwell, FINRA, and Williams & Connolly.