On October 8th, New York Appleseed applauded Mayor de Blasio’s decision to phase out the segregated Gifted and Talented programs in New York City schools. Finally, NYC’s youngest students will not be subjected to a program that often predictably divided
On September 24th, New York Appleseed, alongside fellow members of the Integration Coalition, released a document outlining priorities for Real Integration for the final 100 days of the De Blasio administration and the first 100 days of the incoming administration.
Read our most recent newsletter to see what we have been up to over the summer, including our outline of 3 immediate solutions to school segregation in New York City and our participation and facilitation of educational events. If you
As the fight to eliminate New York City’s segregated Gifted & Talented programs continues, Appleseed released this new infographic to inform conversations around how current G&T programs segregate students from a young age and undermine the educational experience for all
Earlier this week in Atlanta, GA, eight people were murdered in three separate spas. Six of the victims were Asian women. During this period of grief, our hearts go out to the victims and their loved ones. We cannot ignore
Through Appleseed’s participation in the Thriving Communities Coalition, Executive Director David Tipson penned an op-ed in the Gotham Gazette with Danny Pearlstein of the Riders Alliance. They describe the importance of passing a comprehensive long-term planning bill for a city
On February 23, Appleseed’s Lena Dalke testified alongside fellow members of the Thriving Communities Coalition at a New York City Council Committee on Governmental Operations hearing on a new bill to implement comprehensive planning in New York City. Despite being
New York Appleseed Integrated Schools Project Director Nyah Berg was recognized today by City & State Magazine as one of the most powerful education leaders in New York. Nyah’s brilliance, discernment, hard work, courage, and effectiveness have furthered the goals
The white supremacy-fueled insurrection at the United States Capitol Building last week was a horrifying reminder of the hard work we have ahead. The Appleseed Network is dedicated to dismantling racism, advancing democracy and the rule of law, and building a
Read our end-of-year newsletter to learn about all that we accomplished in 2020, including Mayor Bill de Blasio’s recent decision to suspend middle-school admission screens – the culmination of over three years of strategic advocacy by Appleseed and our partners.