Harold Levy, the Executive Director of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation stopped by our WNET offices in early 2015. We sat down with the former NYC Schools Chancellor to get his two cents on the current and future state of scholarships and higher education.
The year is 1907. You are Lena Brodsky, a 14-year-old Russian Jewish immigrant. How will you start a new life in America? “City of Immigrants” is the fourth in the award-winning Mission US series of free interactive role-playing experiences, designed to immerse young people in US history.
“The Story of the Jews” Essay Contest Winners Visit NYC!
The 5 grand prize winners of The Story of the Jews national essay contest (announced in August 2014) traveled to New York City in February for a personal tour of The Jewish Museum…with series host Simon Schama himself!
How ‘Humans of New York’ inspired a principal and a $1.2 million fundraiser
When photographer Brandon Stanton of the popular blog Humans of New York encountered 13-year-old Vidal Chastanet in Brownsville, a neighborhood with one of the highest crime rates in New York City, he asked: “Who has influenced you the most in your life?”