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Pop-Up Sandy Relief Site Distributes 5,000 Winter Coats

After a week of discussions, Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott authorized the use of the schoolyard at PS 34 for the Pop-Up Sandy Winter Relief distribution in Manhattan’s Lower East Side on Saturday, December 1. The site offered greater security for 5,000 coats than nearby park options, and featured shelter from potentially inclement winter weather.

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Grace in the Storm

Jeremy Del Rio and friends help offload a relief supply truck at what became Lower Manhattan’s largest relief site on Avenue D and 10th Street after “Superstorm Sandy.”

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Thanksgiving for Schools

Urban Youth Workers Institute celebrates schools this month in a guest post by Jeremy Del Rio. Help us brainstorm creative ways to express thanksgiving for/to schools tangibly this season (and beyond).  Here are our initial ideas.

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NYC DOE Celebrates PS 102 Mural

Del Rio Inc. client, 20/20 Vision for Schools, practices what they preach, building a “resume of trust” with the New York City Department of Education by serving schools in meaningful ways. This week the DOE featured the “Welcome to PS 102″ mural documentary on its website homepage. Watch the documentary on DOE’s website here.

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Youth Specialties Thought Partners

It’s an honor to have been invited to serve alongside Youth Specialties as a “Thought Partner” for the next two years. Here’s what that means, from YS President Mark Matlock’s announcement:

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Teaching at a Campus Near You

I’m teaching three undergraduate and seminary courses this winter:

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Protest and Invest: Statement on the NYC School/Church Eviction Controversy

MEDIA ADVISORY
January 12, 2012
Contact: Jeremy Del Rio
(347) 921-4426

20/20 Vision for Schools stands in solidarity with the sixty-eight congregations scheduled for eviction from New York City public schools a month from today, February 12, 2012.

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Happy Holidays!

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Media Reports on the School Eviction Controversy

Following 20/20 Vision for Schools’ Statement on the School/Church Eviction Controversy on January 12th, here are links to various media reports, as well as several embedded videos.

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Testimony Before the NYC Council Education Committee


On February 2, 2012, Jeremy Del Rio represented 20/20 Vision for Schools as a witness on congregation and school partnerships at the NY City Council Education Committee hearing concerning the Department of Education’s pending eviction of sixty-eight congregations from schools on February 12. Below is his prepared statement in support of Resolution 1155.

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