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223 Graham Ave.
Room 333

Brooklyn
New York 11206
USA
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Geographic areas served: New York City

Programs: A 3-credit class offered to students at Lyons Community School.  Students work on community construction projects four days a week, with math, reading and writing integrated into the project.

Mission:
UrbanWorkshop NYC provides students with an opportunity to engage inrigorous academic learning in an applied setting.  Through carefullyconnected studies in math, literature, and writing, students in theprogram learn to plan, design and carry out construction projects invarious New York City communities.  In this integrated learningprocess, they
•    make tangible, real-world connections with their academic learning
•    develop practical skills and a sense of craft
•    connect with community members in various New York City neighborhoods and serve their needs
•    understand issues of environmental, economic and social justice facing New York City communities
•    build teamwork and leadership skills
•    gain a clear sense of accomplishment
Theprogram helps students develop the skills, understanding and confidencethey need to earn a high school diploma and succeed in the future.
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06/13/11
As a volunteer in urban workshop I can happily say it was a great experience to be apart. I learned many new things that can possibly benefit me years from now. The founders of urban workshop Dan, Caroline and Jonas are great people to work with and are always willing to give you their time if you ... more »
05/26/11
Enrique, Hey, just stopping by to give alot of thanks to Dan and everyone else that has helpped me in lyons community school , and also helped me chang my bad wanna be thug life in ny. I was one of thoses students at lyons community school , that didnt care abouts my education and ... more »
04/30/11
I am extremely impressed with the way math is integrated into real life projects that actually engage the youth that are lucky enough to participate. Dan Morgenroth, along with his leadership team, has created something very special... more »
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