Children, Youth and Families

05 May 2016

School Integration in NYC (Part 1 of 2): New Research, Changing Perspectives

Thursday, May 5, 2016 -
9:30am to 11:30am
A study released in 2014 by the Civil Rights Project at UCLA found that New York State’s schools are the most segregated schools in the country, more segregated than they were a decade ago. Between 1989 and 2010, the percentage of schools in the New...
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06 Apr 2016

Know What They Owe – Ensuring that New York’s Students Graduate College with Manageable Debt

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Much of the conversation within the college success field around addressing college affordability has focused on the FAFSA form. Yet, this form is just one step in the long process of preparing students to graduate college successfully with...
15 Jan 2016

The Drug War, Mass Incarceration and Racial Justice: Lessons from the Campaign to End the Racially Biased Marijuana Arrest Crusade in NYC

Friday, January 15, 2016 -
8:30am to 11:30am
In 1977, New York decriminalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana. Yet between 1995 and 2010, the NYPD made more than 530,000 arrests for low-level possession, including 50,000 in 2010 alone.


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