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ELSJI Program Application 2021-2022

Emerging Leaders for Social Justice Institute Program Overview

Beginning this summer, The Office of Equity and Access (OEA) presents the Emerging Leaders for Social Justice program. The institute will combine experiential and project-based learning to Empower, Educate, and Elevate students to address social justice and activism in their schools, community, and world. It will focus on academic excellence, team building activities, community and civic engagement, academic instruction, leadership development, community service, peer support, and cultural enrichment. Students will engage in large and small group activities, interact with role models and motivational speakers, discuss current issues affecting diverse communities, and practice problem solving using team approaches, ethics, and decision making while exploring the power of risk taking, communication, and facilitation. 
 
Values: Leadership Development, Post-Secondary Readiness, Identity Development, Mental Health & Wellness, Racial & Social Justice

Please note, application submissions do not guarantee admittance to the program.

If you have any questions, please contact us at nyarde@schools.nyc.gov.

Thank you.