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Essential Questions

Here at HSC Academy for Law and Social Justice, three core questions guide our work: What is justice? What are our responsibilities to our community? What will you do today to create positive change? What are your answers to these questions?   –Cari

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Youth Summit: Life is What You(th) Make It!

HSC students are excited about this weekend’s Youth Summit! Come out and join them for an afternoon full of action for youth of all ages on Saturday, May 18, 12 Noon–6 p.m. at Career High School (140 Legion Ave., New Haven). Free food, entertainment, activities,…

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Youth Rights Media

Youth Rights Media is a New Haven non-profit “dedicated to empowering youth to know, protect and advance their rights. YRM builds youth power and leadership by engaging young people in video media production and community organizing, equipping them with tools, skills, and strategies for affecting…

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Law Day at the Appellate Court: A Photo Essay by Quamar Dunkley

       

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Success!!!

Picture and article by Melissa Bailey. Full text available on the New Haven Independent web site.  As an admissions deadline neared, Solanlly Canas, a high-school valedictorian and an undocumented immigrant from Colombia, began to give up hope that she could afford to go to college….

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Happy Law Day!

Judge John Nazzaro visited HSC ALSJ today for our celebration of Law Day, telling us about the holiday’s history and his personal experiences, as well as answering our students’ questions. Public school educated, John Nazzaro headed off to state college and then to Quinnipiac Law. After a successful…

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Featured Teacher: Sarah

Hi, my name is Anjoinay Jones. I am 18 years old and I’m a student at HSC. My favorite teacher is Sarah and I chose Sarah because she is a helpful teacher. When we are doing projects and class work and I don’t understand what…

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We Love I Love New Haven

HSC ALSJ teacher Matt Presser invited local bloggers/photographers/activists/fans of New Haven Chris Randall and Jeffrey Kerekes from I Love New Haven to work with his journalism students yesterday. Chris and Jeffrey taught the students about the “rule of thirds” for photography, gave them a few…

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iSTEM

Objective: to use math and science to analyze the world we live in with the goal of making it a better place. It’s a lofty aspiration, but Baker and Mary’s iSTEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) class was up to the challenge when they went…

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Yale Afro-American Cultural Center Oratorical Competition Winners!

On Saturday, three HSC ALSJ students shared their answers to the question, “What character traits must youth develop in order to become emerging leaders?” at the Yale University Afro-American Cultural Center’s Third Annual Ogilvie Robinson DeChabert Oratorical Competition. Shawn Morris won first place with his…

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