Community Initiative courses offer students a unique space for critical reading and reflection about topics ranging from racial identity to individual agency and the nature of artistic production — a space not devoted to applied skills, but to the questions that frame what it means to be human.
Community Initiative courses are only open to our partner organizations and the communities they serve.
Below are some courses recently run as part of Community Initiative:
- James Baldwin: Dreamer and Prophet
- Poets of New York City
- “Thrive, Cities”: a Cultural History of New York, 1850-Present
If you would like to learn more about the Community Initiative, or are interested in partnering with us, please contact our program head, Rebecca Ariel Porte, at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out the form below:
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