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New 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.

Collaborative for Academic, Social & Academic Learning (CASEL)
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.

The 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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EDUCATION ORGANIZATIONS

Advocates for Children
Works on behalf of children that are at risk of school-based discrimination or academic failure because of a disability or their economic situation.

Brotherhood/Sister Sol
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.

Campaign 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.

InsideSchools.Org
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.

Learning Leaders
Recruits and trains volunteers to provide NYC public school children with educational instructional support.

Literacy 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 Schools
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 Teachers (NYSUT)
A federation of more than 900 local unions representing teachers throughout the state.

Partnership for After School Education (PASE)
A NYC network of youth practitioners, funders, and technical assistance providers supporting and promoting after school programming.

Teachers & 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.

United Federation of Teachers (UFT)
The labor union of NY City educators, includes online edition of The NY Teacher.


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NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

The Hetrick Martin Institute (HMI)
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.

Citizens Committee for Children
An advocacy organization supporting New York City's children and families.

Gotham Gazette
A lively and informative website of information and ideas about New York City issues, including regular coverage of education and school issues.

Nonprofit 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.


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PEACE 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 of Education
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.

Facing 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
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.

Rethinking Schools
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.

Teachers College
Offers courses through the International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (ICCCR).

Teaching Tolerance
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.

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