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CEO Richard Stopol addresses diversity in schools in Chalkbeat

Amid all the controversy around specialized high school admissions, our CEO weighs in on diversity in the city’s public school system and what it takes to create diverse, inclusive, and equitable school communities.

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Finding My Own Sense of Character

Elise Lubin, an 8th grader at a NYC Outward Bound School in Brooklyn, spoke at our 2019 gala about developing her character.

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Launch Walkout on MTV News

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.

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Listen, Ask Questions, Innovate >

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.

Crew Mentors Expands >

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, is wrapping up. But we’re expanding the program next year!

Launching Crew at CASA >

This year, NYC Outward Bound Schools has had the pleasure of working with Corona Arts & Sciences Academy (CASA) through our Select Strategies.

Launch’s 3rd Annual Walkout to End Gun Violence >

On Friday, June 7th, 200 7th and 8th graders from Launch put down their pencils and walked out of their school as part of their 3rd Annual Walkout to End Gun Violence.

Rofiat, 2019 Kim Rutherford Scholarship Recipient >

This year, we are thrilled to recognize Rofiat, a senior at The Kurt Hahn School with the Kim Rutherford Scholarship.

When Learning Hits Home >

Jasmin Almonte, a senior at WHEELS, talked about her Intensive at our 2019 gala.

Unlearning Bad Habits >

Jamie Leon-Luna, an 8th grader MS 839, talked about unlearning bad habits at our 2019 gala.

Finding My Own Sense of Character >

Elise Lubin, an 8th grader at a NYC Outward Bound School in Brooklyn, spoke at our 2019 gala about developing her character.

My Senior Expedition >

Joshua Davis, an alumnus of NYC Outward Bound Schools, talked about his Senior Expedition at our 2019 gala.

Where Are They Now? Board Member Bonnie Klein Interviews Alumna Shazz >

Board Member Bonnie Klein interviews Barnard student and Leaders alumna Shazz about how NYC Outward Bound Schools prepared her for college.