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Making a Difference After School With Bro/Sis

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis) is a community-based, nonprofit organization located in Harlem that provides after-school and long-term support services to Black and Latino youth from ages eight to 22 in impoverished communities.  Bro/Sis aims to cultivate leadership development and educational achievement, sexual responsibility, drug awareness, political education and social justice, Pan African and Latino history, … Continue Reading

Reading Out Loud

I am a public school kid of a public school teacher. I remember learning to read from the back of a cereal box with my mom as I ate breakfast each morning.  Encouraged by after-school teachers and librarians, I thought I would just read every book, starting with the authors whose names ended in A … Continue Reading

Confidence Through Competition: High Schoolers Excel in Moot Court

The night before their moot court competition, the students of Francis Lewis High School were nervous. For nearly two months, twenty students practiced twice weekly, two hours at a time, in front of a rotating group of eight Proskauer attorney coaches. The students read numerous Supreme Court cases and incorporated those cases into an oral argument on … Continue Reading
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