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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…
Stories & Voices
July 1, 2020
“As an educator, I feel like this moment is calling me to find ways to help others connect across screens -- especially our students,” says Jason Jacobs, a Morningside Center staff developer. “We'…
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June 19, 2020
When it comes to Juneteenth, students at Meyer Levin Middle School get creative, writes Principal George Patterson in Chalkbeat. This amazing school, which partnered with Morningside in our i3…
Stories & Voices
June 7, 2020
On the night of George Floyd’s memorial service, at about 10:23 pm, I received a text from my friend which read, “ My son…my 7 year old son…asked me if he’s going to die young ‘cause he’s Black in…
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June 4, 2020
Dear White Educators and Administrators:   We as white educators at Morningside Center invite you to partner with us in our fight for racial justice. Morningside Center works with whole school…
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April 2, 2020
Dear friends of Morningside Center, First and foremost, we hope that you, your families, and friends are safe and well amid this frightening pandemic. I am writing to you with an urgent request on…
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March 22, 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to deepen, normal life has come to an abrupt halt in many parts of the U.S. To keep the virus from spreading, most of us are engaging in ”social distancing” and…