Month: November 2017

A Note of Gratitude

There is much to be worried about these days; and it can overwhelm the best of us. At SLP, we are grateful for the inspiration and energy of our Fall 2017 students: more than 200 Brooklyn youth ranging in age

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Community Advocacy in Sunset Park

Earlier this month, we participated in NYC Women in Action’s Youth-Parent Summit at PS 172 in Sunset Park- we were thrilled to contribute to this amazing event! Supported by Citizen’s Committee of NYC, the summit brought together neighborhood leaders, advocates,

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Lin-Manuel Miranda on Civic Engagement

  “Our voices can effect change. If you don’t have a dollar to spend, you can  make your voice heard and make an enormous difference.  Frankly, that’s what we have, and  there’s enormous power in the plurality of our voices.” 

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