Time Magazine followed up on their naming of Geoffrey Canada to the TIME 100 list two years ago with a short video about our new school building in a public housing development. Watch it here.
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Geoffrey Canada received the prestigious National Freedom Award from the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, for his commitment to improving education and fighting poverty: “We’ve allowed failure to become the norm in schools across this country and nothing changes . . . We’ve…
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.
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.