Or how to change your bad mood by celebrating the creativity of your fellow NYC travelers.
Moussa, Columbus Circle, New York City
It was that type of morning.
The meditation, coffee and two-three mile run wasn’t working.
The existential dread of work, life, city, was still there.
Crossing the street in a sea of black town cars ferrying the fancy from the east side to the west side, and vice versa, there in his
#pedicab splendor, is Moussa, from #Senegal.
The morning dread evaporates as we laugh with each other.
Our students at Brownsville Collaborative Middle School address their peers on what they learned about making videos at
The Campus, an after-school program that teaches tech and media skills to kids in the Howard Houses in Brownsville, Brooklyn. It is the first computer lab developed in public housing in the US.
Senator Jesse Hamilton (D),
Emoni Talks To Her Peers at P.S. 156
to address this systemic problem of inequality, Senator Hamilton assembled teachers and community leaders to bring tech resources to Brownsville.
We spent an academic year teaching kids about storytelling through photography and video. Their stories and observations can be seen on their blog:
In addition to the blog, check out the video below to learn what Emoni, Tyrese, Isiah and Kymani learned in making their stories.
To see the student videos, click on the links for the
and the interview with Brownsville Barber Guru Local Hero, Brownsville Collaborative Middle School Principal, Gregory Jackson.