campus partner(s)

Brooklyn College and CAMBA






College-Community Connections: Partnerships

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Grant Summary

$240,000 over 36 months to provide high school students at the School for Democracy and Leadership in Crown Heights, Brooklyn with an opportunity to participate in Brooklyn College's College Now Program, and to support CAMBA's college preparatory work at the high school. Brooklyn College will provide academic opportunities for students to move at least one step closer towards college readiness, through a sequence of workshops, courses, and special activities, all maintained with the in-school individualized and operations support of CAMBA staff. Students will visit the Brooklyn College campus at various intervals and for different durations and purposes. Workshops, courses, and activities will include an induction ceremony and other rituals, "Foundations" courses that structure disciplinary thinking in the arts and sciences, workshops focused on social and soft-skills preparation for college, and college credit courses on the Brooklyn College campus.