CNN’s Soledad O’Brien visited HCZ and spoke with President/CEO Geoffrey Canada about how the organization is changing young people’s lives in Harlem. Watch the 3-minute segment.
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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.
Written by New York Times editor Paul Tough, Whatever It Takes is a compelling, in-depth look at the groundbreaking work of the Harlem Children’s Zone and its leader, Geoffrey Canada. Tough spent five years researching the work of the Children’s Zone, interviewing staff, students and parents. In…
This 30-minute audio clip from National Public Radio’s This American Life focuses on the first step in HCZ’s pipeline of services: The Baby College. It is an intimate look at how HCZ’s work is transforming the lives of families and helping to break the cycle…
Along with author Paul Tough, HCZ President/CEO Geoffrey Canada, was interviewed on NPR’s “Fresh Air” with host Terry Gross about Tough’s book, Whatever It Takes, and the work of the Harlem Children’s Zone. Read the story and listen to the audio here.