The NYC Department of Education and the Borough Presidents’ Offices created the Extended Use Hardship Waiver Program in order to provide community organizations with greater access to our school facilities.
The fee waiver program launched in February 2019, and provides communities with more instructional, sporting, and recreational opportunities for students and/or adults. Community organizations that have a hardship paying the extended use permit fees can apply for a fee waiver.
Organizations must be:
From CreateNYC: A Cultural Plan for All New Yorkers
Posted on August 13, 2019
Download the Action Plan PDF.
“In July 2017, CreateNYC was released to the public as New York City’s first-ever comprehensive cultural plan. Following months of public engagement that engaged with nearly 200,000 New Yorkers, the plan provided a long term framework for promoting greater equity, access, diversity, and expanding opportunities for all residents to participate in the City’s vibrant cultural life.
Exploring the Process and Commitment of Becoming Better Social Justice Orgs
Chart Paper Takeaways
The NYC Department of Education recently restructured its website to better communicate with constituents and NYC DOE personnel:
- Main NYC DOE site (schools.nyc.gov) will be primarily for parents and families.
- Info Hub (infohub.nyced.org) will be for cultural partners and other constituents with public facing resources.
- WeTeachNYC (weteachnyc.org) will house materials and resources for educators; some content will require a NYC DOE login.
Click HERE for the New York Times Story
May 9, 2017
On Our Minds Special Issue: IMPACT x 4
Series Editor: Dennie Palmer Wolf, WolfBrown
The Impact of Raising the Stakes
Courtney J. Boddie, The New Victory Theater
The Impact of Investing in Human Capital
Jamie Roach, Teaching Artist, The New Victory Theater
The Impact of Re-thinking Research and Practice
Steven Holochwost, WolfBrown
Curating Impact, Not Shows
Alan Brown and Sean Fenton,
Sphinx Organization: Transforming Lives Through the Power of Diversity in the Arts.
Selections from the video archives
Aaron Dworkin: Address on Inclusion in American Orchestras. Oct 8, 2013. Watch video.
Aaron Dworkin: “Building Community – Imagine 2025.” Oct 14, 2014. Watch video
American Alliance for Theatre and Education: Diversity is a Verb Series. Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Comptencies. Presented by Eric Love. September 12, 2015.