Big Dreams for NY's Youngest Children Final Report

Ferguson + Staten Island: Roots, the Reality, and the Response

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 8:30am - 10:30am. Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall. 55 West 13th Street, Room I202.
In this discussion, law enforcement, policy makers, advocates, journalists, and community leaders will come together to explore the events in Ferguson, and ask how New York and other cities are responding. What political and economic conditions in Ferguson and minority communities nationally underlie the anger that exploded in Ferguson? What kinds of policy changes are necessary to prevent more tradegies for occuring? REGISTER HERE» LIVESTREAM HERE»

NEW REPORTInsideschools event

tuesday SEPT. 23, 2014

Scaling the Community School Strategy in NYC

A new report detailing recommendations that can help sustain the city's new community schools initiative. We provide helpful tools for individual community school providers as well as recommendations around effective partnerships, financing, leadership, and capacty building to help the city as it works to achieve its vision of reform.READ HERE»


Insideschools eventTUESDAY SEPT. 23, 2014

High School Choice: Busting Myths

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall. 55 West 13th Street. Presented by CNYCA and Join Clara Hemphill, the staff of insideschools, and other experts as we help you avoid common mistakes when applying to NYC high schools.WATCH HERE»


Surveillance CityTUESDAY SEPT. 16, 2014

The Mayoral Agenda: Affordable Housing & Historic Preservation

Historic Districts and the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation are working together to present a panel discussion about affordable housing and historic preservation. With the mayor's plans for affordable housing given such a focus as well as the multitude of articles written about these two topics together, we thought that it was an appropriate time for public discussion about it. Will feature a mix of community and affordable housing advocates, civic leaders and preservationists. WATCH HERE»

Child Welfare Watch Blog

Child Welfare Watch Blog Child Welfare Watch provides in-depth investigative reporting, news and analysis on children and family services. We track the real-life impact of public policy and reform initiatives. Visit our CHILD WELFARE WATCH BLOG »

Feet in Two Worlds

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In some Caribbean immigrant communities, particularly among Haitians, lighter-skinned people are often referred to as "stush" or "uptown," and are believed to be wealthier and more successful because of the shade of their skin. READ MORE » Blog

Insideschools.orgOur guide to pre-kindergarten: The city is greatly expanding pre-k education for 4 year olds. Insideschools has developed this guide to help you find a high-quality pre-kindergarten program for your child. READ MORE »

Event Videos

YouTube Channel Our public programs offer the opportunity to meet powerful players in and around government, and to learn about the context, the influential organizations and other factors that define the policymaking landscape in NYC and urban America. Visit our PUBLIC POLICY FORUMS BLOG »


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Building Blocks for Better Schools

Scaling the Community School Strategy in New York City:
A Systems-Building Guide»