Virtual Community Conversations
More Than a Moment: Juneteenth Virtual Community Conversation 6/19/20
A virtual "presentation style" community forum where specialists across a variety of fields discussed the state of Black life in the United States.
DR. SHELDON APPLEWHITE ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SOCIOLOGY IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES & HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT, BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE | DR. SACHA BALMIR INTERNIST/NEPHROLOGIST, NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY | DR. MENNA DEMESSIE VICE PRESIDENT OF POLICY ANALYSIS AND RESEARCH, CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION, INC. | SHANIQUA MCCLENDON POLITICAL DIRECTOR, CROOKED MEDIA | PAULA WHITE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, EDUCATORS FOR EXCELLENCE
"Say Their Names" Day 6/2/20
A community-wide panel discussion in response to the murder of George Floyd, featuring Democracy Prep scholars, school leaders, and parents.
"Ahmaud Arbery, Racial Justice, and Youth Activism" 5/21/20
A virtual panel discussion in response to the murder of Ahmaud Arbery.
DR. VANESSA VALDÉS Black Studies Program Director City College of New York | DR. CARLA SHEDD Associate Professor of Sociology and Urban Education CUNY Graduate Center | NICK SMITH First Deputy Public Advocate Office of the NYC Public Advocate | ADAM JOHNSON Executive Director Democracy Prep at the Agassi Campus
Ways our staff and scholars have used their voices in support of racial justice...
Black Lives Matter Time Magazine Covers (BPHS)
Scholars at Bronx Prep High School designed Time Magazine covers to draw attention to raise awareness about the Black Lives Matter movement.
At Home Activism with Ms. Long (DPCHS)
Advice from a DPCHS teacher on how to contribute to the fight for racial justice and policing reform.
How to Protest Effectively with Michelle G. (DPCHS)
Tips from a DPCHS scholar on how to protest safely and effectively.
Activism and Staying Informed (DPSC)
Community conversation aimed at empowering ES/MS scholars in San Antonio.
#BlackLivesMatter PSA (DPAC)
A public service announcement created by a DPAC 1st Grade scholar and her mother.
Virtual Town Hall Community Conversation (DPCHS)
A community conversation that included tips on protesting, profiles of inspiring black trailblazers, and a panel discussion on Democracy Prep's response to the recent protests in honor of George Floyd.