Give Up A Seat, or A Saturday?
We all come from different backgrounds and life journeys, and so true sacrifice - true giving up of life - looks diffe
What Going Back To $chool Costs
Decades ago, a student beginning a new year may have bought some new pencils, a pack of looseleaf, and if lucky, a ne
What You Know vs. What You Believe
Taking a ho-hum attitude toward the millions of kids from impoverished backgrounds streaming into our public schoo
Visions of Being Brave
Brave Movement founders Lenox Cedeno and Manny Dominguez met in high school and bonded as best friends over a shared love of
Word Up A True Community Bookstore
Word Up is an oasis in Washington Heights, an area in uptown Manhattan that would otherwise be a "book desert."
Why Peer-to-Peer Learning Is So Important
Character development is a key part of a child's growth, and in fact can influence their success in school.
Thirsty For Words
Does forty-five million sound like a lot? That’s the number of words a young child will hear by the age of 4 in families headed
The Art of Learning About The World
Our youth, especially those in poor neighborhoods, have a right to understand and appreciate art, and participat
How One Story Becomes The Only Story
Stereotypes about poverty abound and images, sometimes referred to as “poverty porn,” are prevalent. Intende
Red, White & Blue
by Mariela Regalado
Whichever way you cut through my veins
The colors that spill will still be the same...
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