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 from 3rd-10th grade. Thanks to the generosity of so many who participated in our 2017…

  • 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, parents and kids for an inspiring day of skill building.  SLP’s workshops, attended by both…

  • 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.”    Lin-Manuel Miranda First Annual Obama Foundation Summit November 2017