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3rd of October 2017

Maria Astudillo awarded NASW Image Award

We’re thrilled to announce that our very own Maria Astudillo, LCSW-R, received the 2017 National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Social Work Image Award at their annual meeting in New York City last week! This exciting honor is meant to recognize outstanding social work and a commitment to equity in the field. Maria has dedicated […]

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2nd of October 2017

Partnership with Children on Broadway!

We had the exciting opportunity to partner with Morgan Stanley last month to share Partnership with Children’s mission and work on the big screens outside of their headquarters at 1585 Broadway in Times Square. For the entire month of September, New Yorkers had the chance to learn about how we support students, families and schools […]

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3rd of April 2017

PWC Staff Interviewed by Education Week About Community Schools

In Education Week‘s most recent “Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo” he asked readers: What are Community Schools? Partnership with Children Community School Director for PS 298, Felicia Callis-Guerrier submitted the response below, describing the partnerships and initiatives she’s formed to better support the students and community at the school. Read all of the responses submitted by educators and organizers […]

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22nd of February 2017

Coalition School for Social Change profiled in Chalkbeat

Chalkbeat New York profiled our partner school, Coalition School for Social Change in East Harlem this week, outlining the efforts underway to improve the school’s graduation rate. Working hand in hand with administrators and teachers in the school, Partnership with Children has helped build effective systems to reach students who are at risk of dropping out, […]

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10th of February 2017

The Atlantic highlights our successful partnership with PS 67

Partnership with Children’s work with PS 67 in Fort Greene was highlighted in a piece published by The Atlantic yesterday. We started working with PS 67 after they were identified by the city’s “Renewal” program as a low performing school. Our team worked closely with teachers and administrators to design and implement new support systems, […]

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30th of January 2017

Martin Van Buren H.S. Shows Academic Improvements

A recent article in the Queens Tribune highlights the successes of Martin Van Buren High School in Queens Village, NY in attendance, Regents completion, and graduation rates—all metrics we have been working on with the school in partnership with Talent Development Secondary (TDS). Van Buren was categorized as a Renewal School in the 2014-2015 school […]

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21st of January 2017

Jan 17: Omino Gardezi’s documentary, Lead the Parade, launches in honor of MLK Day.

View the brand new film about Partnership with Children’s work and the neuroscience behind it here: www.leadtheparade.org  

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9th of December 2016

The Atlantic and Politico feature our work with homeless students

As the homeless population continues to grow in New York City, supporting homeless students becomes an even more crucial aspect of our work. Read “Choosing Between Shelter and School” from The Atlantic and “City schools struggle to keep pace with rise in number of homeless students” from Politico for insight into how Partnership and other […]

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1st of December 2016

Positive school climates shown to narrow achievement gaps

A comprehensive analysis out of USC of over 15 years of research shows that a positive school climate contributes to academic achievement. We work collaboratively with the entire school community, including students, teachers, parents and administrators, to improve school climate and culture. According to the study’s author: “Our findings suggest that by promoting a positive climate, […]

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13th of October 2016

National Leader on Restorative Justice Visits Our Program

Fania Davis, the Founder and Executive Director of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth, visited one of our partner schools, Ebbets Field Middle School earlier this month. Brooklyn Community Foundation selected Partnership last year as a partner organization to work at Ebbets as part of the Restorative Justice Project. It was a privilege to participate in […]

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