At the White House on June 30th, President Obama announced an effort to replicate innovative nonprofits, citing the Harlem Children’s Zone as a prime example. HCZ President/CEO Geoffrey Canada also spoke at the event and the President’s full remarks are available here.
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Susan E. Rice, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations, visited HCZ with a message of community service and volunteerism. Read the New York Times coverage.
New York Times op-ed columnist David Brooks writes about Harvard economist Roland Fryer’s evaluation of the HCZ Promise Academy Charter Schools and our successful work to close the black-white achievement gap. Read the full article here.
ABC News spoke with HCZ President Geoffrey Canada about President Barack Obama’s Promise Neighborhoods, which will be modeled on the HCZ Project. Read the report here.
HCZ President/CEO Geoffrey Canada was on the National Public Radio series “This I Believe,” discussing his belief that all children can learn. Read about his belief—and his first taste of teaching success.