Month: May 2018

Discovering the Root Cause: School Food Waste

A critical component of the SLP model is that projects are as student-driven as possible, at every step of the process. It’s always exciting to see students light up the moment they realize they are “in charge.” During the first

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At Fourteen Years Old, Tackling Police Brutality

When eighth graders at Boerum Hill School for International Studies (BHS) gathered for their first SLP session, the tragic massacre in Las Vegas was fresh in their minds. During their issue brainstorming session, gun violence and terrorism were early suggested

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SLP’s Spring Benefit: Thank you!

It takes a village to make the Service Learning Project’s (SLP) work with Brooklyn youth possible, and we were thrilled to celebrate with our incredible community of donors, friends, and school partners! This year’s event, held at the fabulous Invisible

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