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Stories & Voices
July 29, 2020
Nicole Lavonne Smith is a restorative justice practitioner, coach and trainer who specializes in anti-racism, racial justice, and equity and diversity training and consulting. She is a Morningside…
Stories & Voices
July 27, 2020
Dr. Mamzelle Adolphine joined the Morningside Center team of staff developers in 2017. She is an adjunct professor at the American College of Education and has over ten years of experience as a…
Stories & Voices
July 26, 2020
When teaching and learning moved entirely online in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, parents and guardians became “home schoolers.”  They soon realized that this responsibility was not easy and…
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July 24, 2020
Details  Date: Tuesday, August 4th Time: 3pm-5pm Suggested Price: $50 Register now   About this webinar At Morningside Center, we believe it is essential for all educators to be able to…
Stories & Voices
July 19, 2020
We invite you to get some inspiration on this Monday from Angela Polite, a Morningside Center staff developer. She is also an actress and playwright and an adjunct professor at the Borough of…
Stories & Voices
July 17, 2020
Angela Polite has been a Morningside Center staff developer since 2018, providing training and coaching in social and emotional learning, restorative practices, and racial equity to educators across…
Stories & Voices
July 14, 2020
Ava Daniel joined Morningside Center in 2006 and has been a warm, steady, and vivacious presence ever since. Over the years, she has trained and coached thousands of teachers in social and…
Stories & Voices
July 14, 2020
Jonah Braverman has been a Morningside Center staff developer and PAZ educational specialist since 2014, and has worked in the conflict resolution field since 2006. Jonah has provided training…
Stories & Voices
July 13, 2020
  This year, Juneteenth and the 4th of July arrived amidst a protest party in full swing. In my social circles, both days were heightened displays of Black love and joy, Black pain and resistance…
Stories & Voices
July 2, 2020
  Laurine Towler is an accomplished actor. She’s also a social justice activist who has brought that lens to both her work at Morningside Center and to her work as a teaching artist at the Theatre…