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
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
Read the Letter to Mayor de Blasio written by IntegrateNYC’s Leadership Council. Mayor de Blasio_ Let’s Transform NYC Schools PRESS RELEASE New York City Students Call on Mayor to Commit to Real Integration New York, NY (December 5, 2017)
Matt Gonzales recently authored an op-ed in City Limits on the District 1 Diversity Plan. Read it here.
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