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April 12, 2021
  Asian Americans across the country are speaking out against the violence and hatred that has been directed at them this year, and historically. They are calling not only for an end to this…
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March 18, 2021
Morningside Center extends our grave concern and deep support to the Asian American community at this painful, terror-inducing time. We reject all forms of racism and sexism, and all manifestations…
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December 15, 2020
We’re so excited to share with you our hopeful new video about the future of education and Morningside Center! Please enjoy – and SHARE on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.  We are incredibly…
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December 1, 2020
Dear Morningside Center friends,  I’m writing with a question for you: Can you send educators a generous dose of care and attention right now?  With a financial contribution to Morningside Center…
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October 29, 2020
Dear Morningside Community, We have some appreciations and some news to share with you. We would like to appreciate the members of Morningside Center’s Board of Directors. This remarkable group of…
Stories & Voices
October 8, 2020
By Morningside Center’s Indigenous Peoples & Cultures Workgroup*   We at Morningside Center offer our gratitude for the practices of Indigenous peoples. We acknowledge and pay our respect to…
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September 24, 2020
School this year won't be business as usual. And it shouldn’t be, writes Morningside Center senior trainer Marieke van Woerkom in her current article for Edutopia. Amid the collective trauma of…
Stories & Voices
September 9, 2020
About 30 years ago I took a course in CPR. It was a brutally hot summer, and shortly after I was certified, I was faced with three people, in short succession, collapsing on the NYC streets in front…
Stories & Voices
August 30, 2020
  "It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept and celebrate those differences.” – Audre Lorde The 2020-21 school year opens at a moment when many teachers…
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August 23, 2020
  In a 10th grade English class last year, I taught a unit on climate fiction. I found that examining the climate crisis through the lens of fiction gave my students the time and space to respond…