Charlottesville Freedom School


Enrollment for the 2023 Charlottesville Freedom School!

The Center for Race and Public Education in the South will be holding the Freedom School in the summer of 2023. More information will be forthcoming in January 2023.

In partnership with Charlottesville City Schools and Albemarle County Public Schools, the UVA Center for Race and Public Education (CRPES) is hosting the 2023 CDF Freedom School for 3rd-8thgrade students! This FREE 5-week summer program will take place IN-PERSON. In order to enroll, your child must be a student of Charlottesville City Schools, Albermarle County Schools, or another local school. View A Day in the CDF Freedom Schools Program here.

Below is a tentative daily schedule for the 2023 Charlottesville Freedom School. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at the Freedom School email (uvafreedomschool@gmail.com).


Tentative Schedule

2023 Schedule coming soon!

 


Freedom School 250x166.pngProject Description: Freedom Schools, an initiative of the Children’s Defense Fund, are rooted in the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer project. Replicated in locations across the country, Freedom Scools offer a 6-week summer program aimed at developing K-12 students literacy skills through culturally relevant practices, community engagement, and civic engagement.

Project Partners:

Contact: uvafreedomschool@gmail.com

Additional Resources:

  • National Day of Social Action

    Charlottesville Freedom School scholars presented posters on what they thought adults should vote for as part of the National Day of Social Action on July 15th, 2020.

  • National Day of Social Action

    Charlottesville Freedom School scholars presented posters on what they thought adults should vote for as part of the National Day of Social Action on July 15th, 2020.

  • National Day of Social Action

    Charlottesville Freedom School scholars presented posters on what they thought adults should vote for as part of the National Day of Social Action on July 15th, 2020.