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Anti-Racist Initiative at NYU Metro Center

As Black, Latinx, Indigenous, and Asian descendant people challenge white people to act, many white people are seeking opportunities to expose supremacist ideologies and practice anti-racism. To support these efforts, NYU’s Metro Center introduces an Anti-Racist and Critical Whiteness Initiative.

Statement Denouncing Racism and Discrimination Targeting Asians and Asian Americans

As we grapple with COVID-19, we at NYU Metro Center are deeply concerned that recent incidents of racism and discrimination against Asians and Asian Americans threaten our collective public safety.

NYU Metro Center Statement on Covid-19 - Slow Down to Move Forward

We call for expansive educational practices to meet our individual and collective needs, which are always present but further exposed by this crisis. This means advocating for ourselves and others through an emphasis on radical care.

NYU Metro Center Introduces the CRSE Remote Resource Hub

As the the nation is faced with the prospect of shifting education to remote techniques in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NYU Metro Center curated a resource list for Culturally Responsive-Sustaining REMOTE Education.

Our Impact


of Community-Facing Research to Practice Partnerships

Education Leaders

Supported by NYU Metro Center in 2018 and 2019


Supported by NYU Metro Center in 2018 and 2019


Supported by NYU Metro Center in 2018 and 2019


Students Directly Served by NYU Metro Center’s Student-Facing Programs and Partnerships

Presentations and Trainings

to Local, Statewide, National, and International Conferences, Summits, and Convenings


Supporting Students Impacted by Individual and Community Trauma

Join us for a four-session online seminar for all educators who wish to ensure that students will thrive in all learning environments. Using research-based strategies, tools, and the case study method, participants will increase...

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Café con Metro

Café con Metro is an hour-long discussion that brings communities of educators together to center Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Education in classrooms and schools.

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NYSACAC Summer Virtual College Fair

How do you choose a college in the virtual world?

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Voices in Urban Education

VUE is an open-access journal published twice annually and endeavors to serve as a “roundtable-in-print” by bringing together diverse education stakeholders with a wide range of viewpoints, including leading education writers and thinkers, as well as essential but frequently underrepresented voices in educational scholarship, such as students, parents, teachers, activists, and community members.

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Metro Center Perspectives

A Successful College Access Experiment Reaches Citywide Scale

A reflection on the College Now program. College now started at Kingsborough Community College in 1986 with a few participating Brooklyn high schools. Today, the program offers dual enrollment in high school and college as well as college-readiness programs in almost 500 New York City high schools, enrolling over 23,000 students annually. 

University Instruction in the Time of COVID-19 (Part 4):

the final installment of the four-part series exploring university instruction in the time of COVID-19 focuses on re-envisioning examinations to foster, rather than challenge, equity.

University Instruction in the Time of COVID-19 (Part 3):

Instructor-Student Relationships. This piece describes attempts to accommodate students' needs and offers ways that student-teacher relationships can help to co-construct an equitable online learning environment.

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