The participants and staff on the All Hands In partnership project share the stage as Dr. Faith Lamb-Parker accepts her Community Partnership Award at the Highbridge Advisory Council 8th Annual Gala.

Honoring Faith

Honoring Faith Faith Accepts the Community Partnership Award at Highbridge Advisory Council Gala

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Reflections from the CCAR Summit

This past October, three members of the CCRE team, Veronica Benavides, Lisa Gordon, and Erica Licht attended and presented at the 2017 Courageous Conversations About Race Summit in Detroit, MI.  Over the course of five days, our team members engaged in discussions about systemic racism and implications for education equity, explored and built skills necessary … Continue reading Reflections from the CCAR Summit

Using a Culturally Responsive Strength-Based Model to Support the School Readiness and Success of Young African American Boys

The Crisis Educational disparities begin as soon as students step into our schools. Research by Walter Gilliam at Yale University in 2005 documented the racial disparities in expulsions and suspensions in pre-K settings that primarily impacted Black preschoolers, particularly African American boys. Recent data from a U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights report … Continue reading Using a Culturally Responsive Strength-Based Model to Support the School Readiness and Success of Young African American Boys

What’s in a Name? The Center on Culture, Race & Equity

The Center on Culture, Race & Equity at Bank Street (CCRE) was founded to create just and equitable learning environments so that children of all backgrounds can thrive and realize their full potential. Unfortunately, children in the United States are born into and must learn to navigate a highly racialized society. Whether children ultimately benefit … Continue reading What’s in a Name? The Center on Culture, Race & Equity