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Stopping The "Miseducation" With NY Edge CEO Rachael Gazdick

Stopping The “Miseducation” With NY Edge CEO Rachael Gazdick

With more than 20 years of experience in education advocacy, guest Rachael Gazdick has dedicated her career to building equity in education. As CEO of NYC’s largest school-based afterschool and summer program provider, Gazdick leads New York Edge’s mission to provide thousands of K-12 public school students with free, engaging programs that enhance their learning […]

Virtual Educational Webinar Parental Talk Supporting Your Teenager With Online Learning January 24th, 2022

Virtual Educational Webinar Parental Talk Supporting Your Teenager With Online Learning January 24th, 2022

New York, New York – Virtual educational webinar parental talk supporting your teenager with Online Learning: A Webinar for Parents!  The webinar will take a deep dive into the struggles students face learning during these changing global conditions and how parents can ensure the child continues to excel. The Virtual Zoom Webinar Date is January […]

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Chaka Khan to Headline Tipping Point 2021 Annual Benefit Concert to Support Tulane Scholarship Programs

Chaka Khan to Headline Tipping Point 2021 Annual Benefit Concert to Support Tulane Scholarship Programs

The fifth annual Tipping Point all-star benefit concert, presented by HBCU Tulane University and executive produced by RWE Partners returns to The Fillmore New Orleans on Nov. 12. The stellar evening of music will be headlined by the legendary eight-time Grammy winner singer, songwriter, and community advocate, Chaka Khan, and feature a stunning gathering of […]

The New York Public Library Supports NYC Families With Suite Of New, Free Educational Programs For Kids And Teens This Fall

The New York Public Library Supports NYC Families With Suite Of New, Free Educational Programs For Kids And Teens This Fall

The New York Public Library is offering a suite of new in-person educational programs this fall, designed to support NYC students and their families as they continue to cope with the challenges and disruptions of the covid-19 pandemic. This summer, the Library—which has served students and their families throughout the pandemic with virtual resources and […]

Legendary Drummer Bernard “Pretty” Purdie  Master Class, L.A.'s Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center

Legendary Drummer Bernard “Pretty” Purdie Master Class, L.A.’s Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center

You won’t want to miss a Master Class with Bernard “Pretty” Purdie on Sept. 23, 6 PM PDT, hosted by the Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center, 4305 Degnan Blvd. #101, Los Angeles, CA 9008.   This is a rare opportunity for drummers and music enthusiasts alike to learn directly from this iconic master drummer. Bernard […]

Legislator Siela A. Bynoe Welcomes Superintendents Of Hempstead, Malverne, Uniondale And Westbury Schools To Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building

Legislator Siela A. Bynoe Welcomes Superintendents Of Hempstead, Malverne, Uniondale And Westbury Schools To Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building

In preparation for the 2021-2022 school year, Nassau County Legislator Siela A. Bynoe (D -Westbury) recently welcomed a trailblazing group of local education leaders to the Theodore Roosevelt & Executive Building. The gathering included Hempstead Union Free School District Superintendent Regina Armstrong; Malverne Union Free School District Superintendent Dr. Lorna Lewis; Uniondale Union Free School […]

Urban Tech’s Pilot Program Supports Parents As They Address Loss Of Children’s Social, Emotional And Academic Competence During the Pandemic

Urban Tech’s Pilot Program Supports Parents As They Address Loss Of Children’s Social, Emotional And Academic Competence During the Pandemic

The National Urban Technology Center (Urban Tech) Parent Care Program which seeks to ensure student’s academic success is training parents and teachers to support students in closing achievement gaps resulting from school closures during the pandemic.    The pandemic forced the closure of public schools and as a result, digitally excluded minority families were unable […]

Helping Families Who Have Been Impacted By Incarceration Survive The Justice System

Helping Families Who Have Been Impacted By Incarceration Survive The Justice System

Op-Ed by Monalisa Johnson, founder of The Vault I’m going to say something that should be obvious but needs to be said: Convicted felons are human beings. That’s right. A prison sentence doesn’t mean you stop being worthy of certain rights, protections, and basic human dignity. Of course, I don’t condone crime, but the 2.2 […]

Westbury Appoints Nationally Recognized Educational Leader As New Superintendent Of Schools

Westbury Appoints Nationally Recognized Educational Leader As New Superintendent Of Schools

The Westbury Board of Education announced today that it has selected  Tahira A. Dupree Chase, Ed. D. to be the district’s next superintendent of schools. Dr. Chase was selected after a rigorous national search that yielded a pool of highly qualified applicants from around the country. Her record of consistently increasing student achievement, significant personal, […]

Ford Motor Company Fund Announces Winners of the Third Annual Ford Gives Back Freedom Awards

Ford Motor Company Fund Announces Winners of the Third Annual Ford Gives Back Freedom Awards

Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford, is announcing Emory University School of Medicine’s Pipeline Collaborative and Chicago State University as the winners of the 2021 Ford Gives Back Freedom Award. The two organizations are being awarded grants of $25,000 and $10,000 respectively to further their community impact. The Ford Gives Back Freedom […]

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Bridging the Gap: The Knowledge House Addresses Digital Divide with National Program Expansion

The Knowledge House (TKH) announces their nationwide expansion to provide free digital skills training in coding and design programs through technical training, career support, and a comprehensive network of partners to help disconnected job seekers secure rewarding careers in the tech economy and become financially independent. This programming will serve young people, ages 14-35, in […]

Experience Summertime At The Cathedral Of Saint John The Divine With ACT Camp Sessions

Experience Summertime At The Cathedral Of Saint John The Divine With ACT Camp Sessions

Advancing the Community of Tomorrow (ACT), the Cathedral of St. John the Divine’s preschool, afterschool, and summer program for youths ranging from toddlers to teens, has kept kids engaged and active throughout the past year of the pandemic. With summer soon on its way and families beginning the search for safe, nurturing camp options, ACT […]

Graduate Hotels Launches “Graduate Sweet Dreams Society” In Partnership With Grammy Award Winning Producer And Writer DJ White Shadow

Graduate Hotels Launches “Graduate Sweet Dreams Society” In Partnership With Grammy Award Winning Producer And Writer DJ White Shadow

Graduate Hotels has announced the launch of Graduate Sweet Dreams Society. The handcrafted incubator program located in Graduate Hotels markets across the country will cultivate the talent of selected local creatives by providing them with the resources and mentorships needed to bring generational change to their industry and the community they call home. The inaugural […]

Talking Education During The Pandemic, Social Emotional Learning, And The Re-Imagined Classroom With Education Expert Dr. Tahira DuPree Chase

Talking Education During The Pandemic, Social Emotional Learning, And The Re-Imagined Classroom With Education Expert Dr. Tahira DuPree Chase

The pandemic has been challenging for all, especially those in the field of education. Dr. Tahira DuPree Chase, the Superintendent of Schools for New York’s Greenburgh Central School District has found a way to not only be a guiding force for the educators in her district but also as a nurturer to the students. With […]