Read the NY Daily News article on our exciting new partnership with Bard College to help our Promise Academy High School students better prepare for college and even college credits.
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Geoffrey Canada wrote an article for the Huffington Post on encouraging children to engage in public service and HCZ’s extensive work with AmeriCorps workers, whom we call Peacemakers. Read it here.
On June 6, public officials and members of the Harlem community helped celebrate the completion of HCZ’s new Promise Academy I school building and community center in the heart of Harlem’s St. Nicholas Houses. President/CEO Geoffrey Canada was joined by Mayor Bloomberg, Chancellor Walcott, NYCHA…
HCZ’s President and CEO, Geoffrey Canada, was featured in TED’s first-ever original television special alongside education luminaries such as Bill Gates and Sir Ken Robinson. Geoff’s TED talk was one of his most inspired speeches to date and captured HCZ’s commitment to using innovation to…
Read a short article by HCZ’s President/CEO on the importance of early childhood education and follow-up supports throughout a child’s life in the NY Times’ “Room for Debate” section.
In this Wall Street Journal opinion piece, HCZ President/CEO Geoffrey Canada, HCZ Chair Stanley Druckenmiller and former Federal Reserve board member Kevin Warsh weigh in on the need to reform government spending for our children and our nation’s future.
The Harvard University Graduate School of Education has announced that HCZ President/CEO Geoffrey Canada will be awarded their Medal for Education Impact for his innovative contributions to education and career-long commitment to success for all children. Read the full article here.
In 2011, twenty communities were chosen for federal grants in conjunction with the Promise Neighborhoods program. Inspired by the Harlem Children’s Zone model, this federal program recognizes the importance of leveling the playing field for children in under-resourced neighborhoods. Click here to learn more about…