Hope Has A Name

What You Know vs. What You Believe Taking a ho-hum attitude toward the millions of kids from impoverished backgrounds streaming

Read More September 12, 2016
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A Brave Movement

Visions of Being Brave Brave Movement founders Lenox Cedeno and Manny Dominguez met in high school and bonded as best friends

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The Fight For Equality

A Lack of Diversity in NYC’s Specialized Schools This year, fewer blacks and Latinos were offered seats in New York

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The Art of Education

As part of our fall schedule for middle school students, Operation Exodus will once again be taking part in a

Read More August 8, 2016

Word Up: A Winner

Word Up A True Community Bookstore Word Up is an oasis in Washington Heights, an area in uptown Manhattan that

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Amigo, Not the “H” Word

Why Peer-to-Peer Learning Is So Important Character development is a key part of a child’s growth, and in fact can

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Thank You For A Great Summer!

A Heartfelt Thank You! We wanted to share with you some stories of the success we’ve had this summer using

Read More August 2, 2016

Living In A “Book Desert”

Thirsty For Words Does forty-five million sound like a lot? That’s the number of words a young child will hear by

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It’s Complicated…

The History of “Hispanic vs. Latino” It’s a question Hispanics and non-Hispanics alike have struggled with when deciding what to

Read More August 1, 2016

The Art of Learning About Others

The Art of Learning About The World Our youth, especially those in poor neighborhoods, have a right to understand, and appreciate

Read More July 20, 2016