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August 7, 2019
The Program Director is responsible for developing and managing all aspects of our after school program, which serves almost 200 students from grades kindergarten to 5 at PS 24, a public elementary…
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July 17, 2019
  When we returned from the AFT Teach Conference last Saturday, our Morningside Center colleagues encouraged us to take the rest of the weekend to relax and recover. Yet as we spoke with them…
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July 2, 2019
  Healthcare. Education. Immigration. Climate change. Voting rights. Economic inequality. LGBTQ rights. War. Mass incarceration. The future of democracy.   The 2020 presidential election is…
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May 6, 2019
Come join us for a 3-day workshop. In this engaging, interactive workshop series, we’ll use a restorative circles format to share our backgrounds and personal experiences. Then we’ll explore…
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May 6, 2019
On November 5, 2018, Cassie Schwerner became Morningside Center’s new Executive Director, picking up the baton from Tom Roderick, who had led the organization for 35 years. Cassie comes to…
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May 5, 2019
In late 2016, Morningside Center was awarded a federal Investing in Innovation (i3) grant to support a 4-year Whole School Racial Equity Project aimed at ending racial disparities in discipline and…
Stories & Voices
April 1, 2019
PAZ families come from all over the world.    As director of Morningside Center’s PAZ after-school program at PS 24 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, a community with many recent immigrants from around…
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April 1, 2019
    Climate disruption is an urgent issue – especially for young people.  How can we help students learn about climate change and what we can do about it? How can we encourage hope and…
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March 18, 2019
We stand in solidarity with Muslim communities across the world in the wake of last week’s horrific attack on mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. This moment is made all the more challenging…
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March 12, 2019
Join us on March 14th at 4pm for our webinar, Using Classroom Circles to Foster SEL, Build Community, and Support Restorative Practices, presented by our expert staff developers, Victoria Cheng-…