Events

Past Event

Deadline: National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Institute for Teachers

March 1, 2021
Online

Drawing on the rich resources of the Schomburg Center, the Harlem community, and new scholarship, this two-week virtual institute expands the typical Civil Rights Movement narrative by focusing on struggles for educational opportunities in Harlem. From the perspective of these events, a new story emerges: a movement often led by women; a movement employing a wider range of political frameworks -- including, but not limited to integrationism -- in the struggle for access to and equity in schooling; a movement as strongly situated in the North as in the South; and a movement that sought rich educational experiences, not just formal schooling.   

This institute will admit 25 teachers of grades 6-12. Stipend is $2,200.

Visit Harlem Education Movement's website for more information on application and eligibility .