Segregation is Killing Us
Spatial Analysis, Community Engagement, Policy
As an organization we have always had a commitment to working on projects that advance racial justice. Educational justice has been at the core of this work since before our founding. Due to our work on these issues in New York City, by mid February of 2020 we quickly realized that in order to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, school would most likely have to close. As an organization we quickly realized that school closures meant roughly 800,000 children would face food insecurity. From our experience in community organizing around school integration in communities of color throughout the city, we also knew that many families throughout the city do not have the connectivity and resources to su...