6/19/2020 The Appleseed Network celebrates the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling on Thursday morning, June 18th, in favor of blocking the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The Court found that the Trump administration’s September 2017 move to
6/5/2020 America is hurting. The unjust murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others have sparked a national movement to hold our leaders accountable for the insidious racial inequality that penetrates both consciously and unconsciously throughout American
Appleseed was proud to work with the Feerick Center for Social Justice, IntegrateNYC, Sean Corcoran (the leading scholar on New York City’s high school choice process), and the other members of a subcommittee on high-school admissions “rubrics” convened at the
On the 66th anniversary of Brown vs Board of Education, we will be co-hosting a town hall about the current state of school integration in New York City. Join us at 6pm on Monday, May 18 to learn how you
Nyah Berg writes in the Daily News on the District 28 community-engagement process: “This is a moment for engagement, not obstruction.” Click here to read the whole article. Sign up here for New York Appleseed’s newsletters to get more information.
To contribute to public understanding of how Fair Student Funding affects schools in New York City, Appleseed released a new briefing explaining the program’s history and mechanics. In chorus with other advocates, Appleseed calls for elimination of the formula’s unwarranted
Appleseed submitted comments on the City’s new Where We Live NYC draft report today. As we write in the opening paragraph: “The Draft AI fails to rise to the challenge it sets for itself, and, in fact, requires substantial revision
#Mondaymyth: DOE’s integration plans remove children from “their home and community.” Reality: This is a myth from the opposition rather than from within the integration movement, but is still remarkably prevalent. The reality is that NYC divides the city into
2019 was another momentous year for New York Appleseed. Read about our accomplishments and activities here.
#MondayMyth: The goal of all NYC integration advocates is a top-down, citywide school-integration plan for pre-k, elementary and middle schools from the mayor and chancellor. Reality: There are some school-integration advocates and pundits who lend support to this idea, but