all stories tagged "civic engagement"
Many say that reform strategies are particularly misunderstood and poorly executed in the city's largest, overcrowded public schools.
Brooklynites, working with the group 596 Acres, explain why and how they're transforming formerly vacant city-owned lots into green spaces for everyone.VIDEO
Author and youth advocate Wes Moore shares his own story of triumph and joins a panel of students to discuss factors contributing to their successes.VIDEO
MetroFocus met four immigrants whose own experiences led to careers fighting for the rights of others.
Christie's overall rating remains positive among New Jersey residents, but he's lost five points since February despite a significant rise in approval from public worker households.VIDEO