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We’re Going Back to School

Posted Date: August 09, 2023 | Posted In: Latest News, Upcoming Events

We’re Going Back to School! Can you believe Back to School is here already? Even as our third session of camp is underway, we are already thinking about the school year. Project Morry is designed to support our students’ long-term well being and academic success. We are beyond excited to jump into our school year meetings. As your families and children get ready for the upcoming school year, donate and help us create growth and opportunities for Project Morry youth.

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Building peer-to-peer relationships and taking “safe risks”

Posted Date: January 26, 2023 | Posted In: Latest News, Upcoming Events

Dawn Ewing, Executive Director of Project Morry, sat down Maria Rizo from the Afterschool Alliance to discuss how the New York Life Foundation Aim High grant enabled Project Morry to expanded its SEL and racial equity programming over the summer.

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Invest in Project Morry Students

Posted Date: November 14, 2022 | Posted In: Latest News, Upcoming Events

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How Public Service Loan Forgiveness Impacts Project Morry Students and Alumni

Posted Date: October 07, 2022 | Posted In: Latest News

Eric Beriguete, Project Morry's College and Career Readiness Director, reflects on the impact of Public Service Loan Forgiveness on our students and alumni.

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What the Changes in Standardized Testing Mean for Project Morry Students

Posted Date: March 31, 2021 | Posted In: Latest News

Project Morry's College and Career Readiness Director reflects on the impact of recent changes to the SAT and the college admissions process in response to the pandemic and calls for more equitable access to higher education.

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Project Morry Statement on Anti-Racism

Posted Date: June 10, 2020 | Posted In: Latest News

For the last 15 years, Project Morry has actively worked on becoming an anti-racist organization. However, as long as our students and families must endure systemic and individual acts of oppression and violence, our work is not done. We’ve spent the last 2 weeks listening to our students, families, alumni, and community. We share the following as a statement of our commitment to the work that we must do as a community and as an organization.

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A Note From Dawn

Posted Date: March 17, 2020 | Posted In: Latest News

If we were at camp right now, we would all be standing at the flagpole, looking out at our remarkable community. We would acknowledge to our kids and our staff...

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Project Morry Joins Youth INC. Network

Posted Date: June 17, 2019 | Posted In: Latest News

Project Morry is proud to share our acceptance into the 2019 Youth INC. Metrics program. As part of the 2 year long Metrics program, we join a cohort of 8 other exceptional youth centered non-profits all working to assess and improve programs using research based metrics and evaluation tools. We are excited to dig into the hard work of continuous improvement and maximizing impact for the youth and families we serve...

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Project Morry Alumni Named Fulbright Scholar

Posted Date: April 19, 2018 | Posted In: Latest News, Project Morry Kids

The success of our students continues beyond their college graduation. We are thrilled to report that Tyrone Fleurizard, Project Morry alumnus from Bridgeport (2007-2014) and current senior at Wingate University, has been selected as a 2018-2019 Fulbright Scholar! Tyrone will study the intersection of race, ethnicity, and education in Malaysia...

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Dawn Ewing Named to CEO Learning Lab

Posted Date: December 07, 2017 | Posted In: Latest News

​In November 2017, Dawn Ewing, Executive Director of Project Morry, joined the inaugural class of Westchester Community Foundation's CEO Learning Lab.

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Project Morry Named 21st Century Learning Exemplar

Posted Date: November 07, 2017 | Posted In: Latest News

Project Morry named a 21st Century Learning Exemplar, a national recognition of educational excellence, by Partnership for 21st Century Skills. This is the first year that The P21 Exemplar Program designated out-of-school-time entities as P21 Exemplars. In order to earn this designation, Project Morry demonstrated not just a commitment to developing the 4Cs and other 21st Century Skills, but also an expertise in the elements of: Student Agency, Distributed Leadership, a Climate of Achievement, Engaged Community, and the use of Evidence and Research.

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Michael Gordon Young Leaders Award Honoree!

Posted Date: October 28, 2017 | Posted In: Latest News

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