Posts in Social Justice Education
Introducing Corlears' Core Values

The entire Corlears faculty and staff delved deeper into words that represent our school and together developed our core community values. Read more in this guest blog, written by Corlears’ Director of Equity, Inclusion and Community Life Mansi Vasa, about the intention behind our values and how we plan to uphold them.

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POSOC Hosts #HashtagLunchbag Service Learning Event

Together, Corlears families packaged 100 fresh bagged lunches, complete with uplifting notes and illustrations. The lunches were then delivered to local nonprofit The Bowery Mission, which serves New Yorkers who are homeless and hungry.

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Service Learning Project Raises Money, Awareness for Nonprofit Ubuntu Mundo

Each year, Corlears’ graduating class chooses a service learning project. This year, the Class of 2019 chose nonprofit Ubuntu Mundo. Our graduating class shares what their service learning project and social justice education at Corlears has taught them.

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The Community Forum: Growing from Its Roots

Children at Corlears School are encouraged to investigate and question the world around them. Through their learning, difficult topics like gender stereotypes and racial identity are explored with the aid of books, projects and classroom discussions. While Corlears’ mission is the education of children, parents at Corlears are also taking part in their own learning experience. 

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"Know Thyself": Self Reflection in the Classroom

At Corlears, each student is valued for the unique person they are. For students, getting to know who that person actually is can be a long journey of discovery and learning. Throughout their years at Corlears, each child is given a multitude of opportunities to reflect on who they are both as individuals and as learners. As they discover more about themselves, and each other, they become more thoughtful and empathic with each passing grade.

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