WHEELS 8th Grader Yosandy reflects on her middle school career and what lay ahead of her as a high schooler during her Moving-Up Ceremony keynote speech.
James Baldwin’s 2019 graduation means the beginning of a lot of bright futures.
The 8th grade class of WHEELS celebrated their middle school graduation live on the Today Show in Rockefeller Plaza!
Street shootings are becoming harder to predict and prevent with traditional policing. See how student activists from Launch and community interventionists Save Our Streets Brooklyn are stepping up in their community.
Launch students staged a walkout, sending a clear message: gun violence must end.
Wearing orange t-shirts and carrying signs that read “Guns are the death of us” and “Bullets don’t pay favorites,” hundreds of 7th and 8th grade students from Launch hit the streets Friday morning to raise awareness of gun violence.
Seventh and eighth graders from Launch started their walkout at 10:30 a.m. and ended in Restoration Plaza in Brooklyn, where they gave speeches and performances.
Friday, June 7th, marked the third year that more than 200 middle schoolers at Launch walked out to raise awareness of the impact of gun violence on young people in the neighborhood. Read the coverage in Bklyner.
The first year of our Crew Mentors pilot program, which trains NYC Outward Bound Schools alumni to support their younger peers just starting college in NYC, has wrapped up. But we’re expanding the program next year!
This year, NYC Outward Bound Schools has had the pleasure of working with Corona Arts & Sciences Academy (CASA) through our Select Strategies for Schools.