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Nuestra Escuela Jun 17
🌿🌳 Dimos inicio a un espacio de producción agrícola en Nuestra Finca Escuela en Casa Collores, Orocovis. Se llevó a cabo la siembra de más de 5,000 semillas de batata ¡Por la transformación de Puerto Rico!
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Jitu Brown May 22
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Jitu Brown May 22
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IDEA Apr 25
Much appreciation to & for an amazing day of visits & workshops yesterday w/ Elevated Thought & Youth Civics Union.
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IDEA Apr 24
Playing the Flagway Game of on !
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Dana Bennis Apr 24
The history of and their math literacy work with youth goes back to SNCC (), Freedom Riders, equity, and quality education as a civil right.
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IDEA Apr 24
The is one of the few organizations started by youth. Middle school students in Jackson, Mississippi founded the organization in the mid 1990s.
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IDEA Apr 24
Learnjng about from before starting our workshop, part 2 of today.
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IDEA Apr 24
“Circles (restorative practices ) are in everything we do - in theater, in arts block, in our everyday lives”. “Circles are an opportunity for when you feel strongly about something, we make it happen.” -Students at BAA
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IDEA Apr 24
“You can’t throw restorative justice into schools. That starts with a negative situation and won’t work well. It’s about responding to community needs and building culture.” Edgar Vasquez, Dean of Students
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IDEA Apr 24
“When we talk about the arts in education, it’s important to ask: arts for whom, who has access? It’s an equity question.” Anne Clark, Headmaster
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Dana Bennis Apr 24
“When we started we visited arts schools around the country and saw great arts programs, yet a lot else was real traditional - pouring knowledge into students. We wanted to do something different.” -Anne Clark, Headmaster.
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Dana Bennis Apr 24
Senior Grant Project at - all students create a project connected to the community’s needs, and present the project to the school and community members. Several students get funding to help make their project happen.
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IDEA Apr 24
Welcome and intro to by Amber Torres of BAA’s Center for Arts in Education. Learning about how BAA incorporates the arts, student voice, & project-based learning.
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IDEA Apr 24
Finishing lunch at the great home.stead Bakery & Cafe (thank you!) before heading to for in Boston.
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IDEA Apr 24
Gathering at home.stead Bakery & Cafe in Dorchester for the start of . Heading to then a workshop w/
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IDEA Apr 23
We’re excited for #2 tomorrow w/ youth organizers from the ASVL cohort including Youth Civic Union of Latino Education Institute & Elevated Thought visiting &
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Dana Bennis Apr 12
“Accountability is a word used in the field of education to scare educators into sprit-murdering dark children... Abolitionist teaching asks us to question the piece of the oppressor that lives in all of us.” . Read this book!!
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CYCLE Apr 9
We can't remove a school from the context of its neighborhood. is doing healing and transformative youth organizing work inside and outside this school in Bushwick, displaying a graceful and powerful inside/outside game for educational justice in Brooklyn.
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IDEA Apr 9
“Knowing a place like this exists means that what we’re doing makes sense.“ “Seeing this school gives me hope for the world.” Closing comments from our group at CASA Middle School. w/ . Thank you @jamaalabowman & CASA Middle School community.
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