Welcome to Liberation School!
Inspired by the tradition of Black Freedom Schools in the 1960s, Liberation School is a FREE, virtual online school that will offer academic support courses, social-emotional support, healing centered practices, and political education courses to NYC public school families throughout the 2020-21 school year.
Thank you to those that were able to attend our amazing Kick-Off Event. From energizing djembe playing to informative presentations on the history of Freedom Schools, the Liberation School ZOOM room was filled with passion, wisdom and solidarity. Click HERE to view the live recording!
The Liberation School Calendar allows you to sort by class content; Academic Support, Wellness, Political Education, or Ethnic Studies, as well as by class audience; Student, Caregiver, Community Member or all of the above. Classes are offered on a weekly, biweekly and monthly basis. Don’t miss out on classes that are offered ONLY ONCE and keep reading!
CEJ is creating sessions accessible to the public in multiple languages through multilingual instructors, and live streaming on social media. simultaneous interpretations of English workshops. All courses will be culturally responsive in content and pedagogy.
Click HERE to learn more about the origins of Liberation School; the Mobilization of Back and Brown Parents, Healers and Educators.
Click HERE to Read more about the History of Black Freedom Schools.Tweet