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Bronx electeds announce legislation ensuring equitable funding for charter schools //
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Haitian native celebrates her new children’s book launch // My new article with Caribbean Life News, under Schneps Media about the celebration of Ruth Fleury’s new children’s book, held on Jan. 20., is out! Fleury, a native of Haiti, signed copies of her new book, Soup Joumou: Freedom Celebration, which was published on January 1. Author Justine A. P. Louis and founder of Viv Liv Books who wrote “Dahlia Explores the Haitian Creole Alphabet” joined Fleury at the book signing event. The celebration was held in partnership with Viv Liv Books, and it was sponsored by Nancy Vielle from New York Life, the Haitian Women’s Alliance and Ti TonTon Art. Chef Kesley from Crystal’s Corner, a bar in Brooklyn, catered for the event. Read more here: https://www.caribbeanlife.com/haitian-native-celebrates-her-new-childrens-book-launch/ Alt text (on the site): “Haiti” is written in orange at the top of the page. The headline of the story is written in the color black, and it states: “Haitian native celebrates her new children’s book launch.” My name is written underneath the headline in all capital and lowercase letters, in the color orange. It says: “Milette Millington.” Date is under that, and it says January 25, 2024. Image Description: Author and educator Ruth Fleury, M.S. Ed. Photo by Ruth Fleury, M.S. Ed So many more stories on the way! Stay tuned! #disabled #disabledjournalists #accessibility #disabilityawareness #disabilityrights #disabilityjustice #disabilityadvocate #disabilityadvocacy #caribbeanheritage #caribbean #haiti #haitianauthors #books #booklover #bookstagram #booknerd #bookcommunity #blackjournalists #blackjournalistsrock✨ #journalism #localnews #journalistsofcolor #caribbeanlifenews #schnepsmedia
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Why journalism is a necessity for schools in communities of color // My new article with Caribbean Life News, under Schneps Media about Jewel Robinson and her students at Queens Preparatory Academy , is out! Robinson, a native of Guyana, has been a teacher at Queens Preparatory Academy (QPA) since September 2011, at a time when the school did not have a journalism program. She currently teaches Journalism and English at QPA. “For me, journalism solidifies my teaching. It’s exposing students to news gathering and reporting, teaching them to speak truth to power,” she said. Read more here: https://www.caribbeanlife.com/why-journalism-is-a-necessity-for-schools-in-communities-of-color/ Alt text (on the site): “Education” is written in orange at the top of the page. The headline of the story is written in the color black, and it states: “Why journalism is a necessity for schools in communities of color.” My name is written underneath the headline in all capital and lowercase letters, in the color orange. It says: “Milette Millington.” Date is under that, and it says January 24, 2024. Image Description: Current students on the team of the journalism publication at Queens Preparatory Academy, while they were visiting Columbia University. They are outside the campus library. Photo Credit: Ranaa Hassan, 11th grader at Queens Preparatory Academy. So many more stories on the way! Stay tuned! #disabled #disabledjournalists #accessibility #disabilityawareness #disabilityrights #disabilityjustice #disabilityadvocate #disabilityadvocacy #endometriosis #caribbeanheritage #guyana #nigeria #jamaica #highschoolstudents #caribbean #africa #blackjournalists #blackjournalistsrock✨ #journalism #localnews #journalistsofcolor #caribbeanlifenews #schnepsmedia
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UFT to ‘review’ changes to city budget after Adams restores some funding for schools //
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Medgar Evers College Partners with Onondaga Community College //
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Brooklyn Heights High School Uses Workplace App to Enhance Community and Accountability //
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How a path was paved for this Canadian artist of Trinidadian descent // My new article with Caribbean Life News, under Schneps Media about Rose L. Williams Arts and her career as an artist, is out! She was born in Quebec, Canada, while her parents and two older brothers were born in Trinidad and Tobago. “My father was born in Port of Spain and raised in St. Ann’s. He attended St. Mary’s College and earned scholarships to study abroad at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, where he met my mom,” she added. Williams sees her late aunt Carmen Young, who was a talented textile artist specializing in embroidery, as one of her greatest influences on her path to being an artist today. Read more here: https://www.caribbeanlife.com/how-a-path-was-paved-for-this-canadian-artist-of-trinidadian-descent/ —————— Alt text (on the site): “Trinidad & (and symbol) Tobago” is written in orange at the top of the page. The headline of the story is written in the color black, and it states: “How a path was paved for this Canadian artist of Trinidadian descent.” My name is written underneath the headline in all capital and lowercase letters, in the color orange. It says: “Milette Millington.” Date is under that, and it says January 17, 2024. Image Description: Self-portrait of artist Rose L. Williams, wearing a flower headdress. Photo Credit: Rose L. Williams. So many more stories on the way! Stay tuned! Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting caribBEING #disabled #disabledjournalists #accessibility #disabilityawareness #disabilityrights #disabilityjustice #disabilityadvocate #disabilityadvocacy #endometriosis #blackart #femaleartists #caribbeanheritage #trinidadandtobago🇹🇹 #canada🇨🇦 #blackjournalists #blackjournalistsrock✨ #journalism #caribbeanlifenews #schnepsmedia
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High schooler promotes his community by his kind acts // Been a little while, but I’m back! My new article with Caribbean Life News, under Schneps Media, about Jonathan Collins, a high school senior at The IDEAL School of Manhattan is out! The student said his mom has had the greatest influence on his life. “She helped get me into the IDEAL School, and now I’m heading into the transition program,” he stated. Collins is currently in the Zenith program at the school, which provides additional support in an inclusive classroom with two co-teachers or a teaching team. He will be in the transitional program later this year. Read more here: https://www.caribbeanlife.com/high-schooler-promotes-his-community-by-his-kind-acts/ —————— Alt text (on the site): “People” is written in orange at the top of the page. The headline of the story is written in the color black, and it states: “High schooler promotes his community by his kind acts.” My name is written underneath the headline in all capital and lowercase letters, in the color orange. It says: “Milette Millington.” Date is under that, and it says January 12, 2024. Image Description: Screenshot of Jonathan Collins, a high school senior at The IDEAL School in Manhattan. So many more stories on the way! Stay tuned! Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting #highschoolstudents #nyc #disabled #disabledjournalists #accessibility #disabilityawareness #disabilityrights #disabilityjustice #disabilityadvocate #disabilityadvocacy #blackjournalists #blackjournalistsrock✨ #journalism #caribbeanlifenews #schnepsmedia
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‘Bittersweet’ Christmas for NYC schools who receive low funding boost to help educate homeless students //
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NYC Doesn’t Have the Budget for Crossing Guards at PS 958, So Parents Are Volunteering //
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