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I Can Mess Up, But I’m Strong

by Tyreek Page During my junior year of high school I was attending the Brooklyn College Community Partnership and earned an internship working with kids at Center For Family Life (CFL), on Mondays and Wednesdays. I also participated in an Anti-Discrimination Clinic on May 17th and edited other students’ final reflections for their internship on […]

DISCRIMINATION/PERSPECTIVE: BCALHS Project Peace Journal 2016-17

<curated by Maham Qureshi>   DISCRIMINATION   Misunderstanding (Anathasia Mfum) I’m Misunderstood. People think I’m one way. But I’m not. People view one as a nuisance Because, I’m black. But I’m not. People degrade my culture, my style, and the way I live. Don’t know me, for who I really am, As they should…  Because […]

The BCCP Maker Lab is helping BCAL Middle School participants create a prototype for improved designs…

Developmentally, BCAL Middle School participants are on a quest to understand their access to new technologies and to prototype designs that help them develop ideas and problem solving abilities.  Here are a few images of work created using Rhino 2D/3D software, to later be output as an Adobe Illustrator (.ai) file and interpreted by our laser cutter.

Erasmus Students: Battle for the Best Borough

Hip Hop’s Legendary Emcee Rakim says “It ain’t where you from it’s where you at” but students at Brooklyn’s own Erasmus High School battled to test that theory and see if it was true.  Students separated into five teams each representing a borough in NYC. David a.k.a Undakova introduced students to how to structure their […]

Giving Voices to the Voiceless

This title is a direct quote from a conversation with Erasmus senior Dyamond Yeates. Mr. Yeates and the rest of the BCCP students of Erasmus decided to invade the streets of Flatbush avenue, and create a documentary of the bystanders that chose to speak up. The questions varied from “How did you feel about Beyonce’s […]