York City Department of Education
We have collaborated with the NYC public schools since 1985 to help hundreds of
thousands of young people and adults learn conflict resolution and other social
and emotional skills and improve the climate of classrooms and schools.
for Academic, Social & Academic Learning (CASEL)
a national leader in promoting social and emotional learning, shares our goal
of establishing SEL as an essential part of education. We are working with CASEL
to develop model SEL programs in NYC and beyond.
After-School Corporation (TASC)
TASC has supported PAZ, our award-winning after-school program, since its inception
in 1999. TASC is dedicated to enhancing the quality and availability of in-school
and after-school programs in New York and beyond.
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Works on behalf of children that are at risk of school-based
discrimination or academic failure because of a disability or their economic situation.
Provides youth with an opportunity to explore their ideas, identity
and future among peers with the support and guidance of their immediate elders
and promotes positive development into adulthood.
for Fiscal Equity (CFE)
A nonprofit coalition that seeks to reform
New York State's education finance system. Site includes publications list and
updates on CFE vs. State of New York litigation.
A website that provides up-to-date information and insight on the New York City
public schools. The site, a project of Advocates for Children of New York, aims
to present an independent view of New York City schools, provide a forum for parents,
teachers and administrators to share what they know, help parents navigate the
bureaucracy, and increase support for public education.
Recruits and trains volunteers to provide NYC public school
children with educational instructional support.
Assistance Center (LAC)
A not-for-profit organization that provides
essential referral, training, information and technical assistance services to
hundreds of adult and youth literacy programs in New York. Its mission is to support
and promote the expansion of quality literacy services in New York.
New Visions for Public
Works with the New York City school system, the private sector
and the community to mobilize resources and develop programs and policies that
lead to significant, lasting improvement in the achievement of all children.
The New York State United
A federation of more than 900 local unions representing
teachers throughout the state.
for After School Education (PASE)
A NYC network of youth practitioners,
funders, and technical assistance providers supporting and promoting after school
& Writers Collaborative
A nonprofit organization of writers and
educators who believe that writers can make a unique contribution to the teaching
of writing. Offers workshops, programs, publishes.
Federation of Teachers (UFT)
The labor union of NY City educators,
includes online edition of The NY Teacher.
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The Hetrick Martin Institute
An advocacy organization dedicated to providing services to
lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth, and all youth who
are coming to terms with issues of sexuality.
Committee for Children
An advocacy organization supporting New York
City's children and families.
A lively and informative website of information and ideas
about New York City issues, including regular coverage of education and school
Coordinating Committee (NCC)
A membership organization that provides
a place where your voice is heard, and adds to the collective voice with which
the entire nonprofit community is heard.
EDUCATION & TEACHING FOR CHANGE
American Social History
Project/Center for Media and Learning
Established to revitalize interest
in history by challenging the traditional ways that people learn about the past.
Bank Street College
Has been a leader in education, a pioneer in improving
the quality of classroom education, and an advocate for children and families
since first opening in 1916.
History and Ourselves
Engages teachers and students of diverse backgrounds
in an examination of racism, prejudice, and antisemitism to promote the development
of a more humane and informed citizenry.
Kids Meeting Kids
brings together young people across racial, ethnic, and class lines so they can
make our neighborhoods, our cities, and our world safer, more peaceful and loving
places. Kids Meeting Kids, run by and for young people ages 7 to 21, works on
projects that promote youth development, leadership training, nonviolent solutions
to conflict, children's rights, intergroup harmony, conflict resolution, local
and international cooperation, and work for positive social change.
Published in Milwaukee, WI, is a nationally prominent publisher of educational
materials firmly committed to equity and to the vision that public education is
central to the creation of a humane, caring, multiracial democracy.
Offers courses through the International Center for Cooperation and Conflict
A twice-yearly free publication for educators from Southern
Poverty Law Center. Its editors welcome contributions that address classroom themes
of tolerance, respect and community building.