Paul Robseon Freedom School

Begun by a coalition of public education advocates, the eight-week educational program for Brooklyn youth “most affected by the destructive policies enacted in the public school system” will be housed in a historic church in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Open to 10 to 14 year-old students residing in Brooklyn, the school will give preference to students from low-income communities. The program will begin July 9, with a class of 35 students and seven staff members working to self-design interdisciplinary curriculum, with a focus on hands-on experiences in urban gardening and culinary arts, as well as research into community self-empowerment in Brooklyn. (from policymic)

 

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