Reisenbach Foundation Thanks NYC Outward Bound Schools in Televised Special >

Watch the John A. Reisenbach Foundation’s “Dear New York” special, a campaign to support NYC communities affected by the pandemic.

Alumni Spotlight: Sotonye Douglas ’11 & Maleka Stewart ’15 >

Two NYC Outward Bound Schools alumnae — Sotonye Douglas (Kurt Hahn ’11) and Maleka Stewart (Channel View ’15) — were featured on Outward Bound USA’s Instagram Live alumni spotlight series.

Two Network Seniors Featured in New York Daily News >

Two NYC Outward Bound Schools students — both class valedictorians — were featured in The New York Daily News’ 2020 graduation round-up.

Twin brothers from West End Secondary Featured in Chalkbeat >

Twin brothers and ninth graders at West End Secondary School, a NYC Outward Bound School in Manhattan, wrote a first-hand account of a Black Lives Matter protest they attended in their Harlem neighborhood.

Kurt Hahn Hosts Symposium on Racial Justice >

Kurt Hahn, a NYC Outward Bound School in East Flatbush, organized a day-long virtual symposium on racial justice held on Friday, June 5.

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Next Steps: How our Schools are Taking Action >

In response to the murder of George Floyd and subsequent #BlackLivesMatter protests around the world, our network schools have organized several opportunities for their communities to share out and respond.

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Meeting the Moment >

Read NYC Outward Bound Schools’ organizational response to the May 25 murder of George Floyd and subsequent protests around the nation.

Richard Stopol Address Online Learning Inequities in New York Times Letter >

NYC Outward Bound Schools President and CEO Richard Stopol addresses online learning inequities in a letter to The New York Times.

School Designer Advocates for More Inclusive Curriculum >

Read an excerpt from “More than Dumplings and Red Envelopes: What happens when we question who is absent in our curriculum,” a piece written for EL Education by Ingrid Wong, a School Designer for NYC Outward Bound Schools. 

College-Bound Senior from Leaders Featured on NY1 >

Gabriella Babskiy, a senior at Leaders High School, a NYC Outward Bound School in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, was featured in a NY1 story about students who are changing their college plans due to COVID-19.