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December 19, 2018
  I was part of a fascinating conversation about the “Biology of Bias” as a panelist at the American Museum of Natural History on November 28.  I shared with  the audience that night that we at…
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December 13, 2018
Dear Morningside Center friends, We are writing at a promising time of transition for Morningside Center – but a perilous time for our country. We need your support to keep our light shining through…
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November 8, 2018
Cassie Schwerner (second from right in the front row) joins Morningside Center's staff!   I am honored and delighted to join Morningside Center's staff, board, schools, and community! I'm excited…
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October 22, 2018
What does it take to create equitable schools where all students thrive? Morningside Center is partnering with researchers from Rutgers University on a federally funded Investing in Innovation (i3…
Stories & Voices
October 21, 2018
I usually saw Shaun during one of his many hall laps, when he would literally pass the door to the Restorative Practices room about half a dozen times in a given period during the school day.…
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September 20, 2018
  Much of my work as an educator has centered around creating safe spaces for young people to discover who they are, uncover who they might like to be, and recover from being in the small, narrow,…
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August 20, 2018
Dear Friends of Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility,   In April I sent out an email saying that after 35 years of leading Morningside Center, I would be stepping out of my position…
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May 10, 2018
Morningside Center’s founding goal, back in 1982, was to educate for peace. Our idea of “peace” has always been active and ambitious. At the bottom of every issue of “Action News,” the typewritten…
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May 3, 2018
  Tom Roderick, Morningside Center’s executive director, received the Mary Utne O’Brien Award from the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) in Chicago on April 30,…
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April 27, 2018
Tom Roderick, who has been Morningside Center's executive director for the past 35 years, has announced that he will be leaving that post by the end of 2018.  Morningside Center is seeking a new…