Charlottesville Freedom School


Enrollment Open for 2021 Charlottesville Freedom School

In partnership with Charlottesville City Schools and Albemarle County Public Schools, the UVA Center for Race and Public Education (CRPES) is hosting a hybrid 2021 CDF Freedom School for 3rd-8thgrade students! This FREE hybrid summer program will take place June 21st -July 23rdProgramming will be a combination of virtual live and pre-recorded lessons and optional afternoon outside activities. In order to enroll, your child must be a student of Charlottesville City Schools, Albermarle County Schools, or another local school.

The Freedom School is accepting rolling applications. View the application: http://bit.ly/2021StudentAppVer la aplicación en español: http://bit.ly/StudentApp2021.

NOTE: Middle School enrollment (6-8th) is currently full. If you would like to be placed on the waitlist for that grade level, please send us a email to [email protected] and we will add your child's name to the waitlist. 

We hosted a Parent Informational Session for the 2021 Charlottesville Freedom School via zoom, during which we provided a general over of the Freedom School and answered parent questions. Watch the full meeting here.

Below is a sample schedule for the 2021 Charlottesville Freedom School. Please note, this schedule is tentative and subject to change. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at the Freedom School email ([email protected]).

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Design the 2021 Charlottesville Freedom School Tshirt

FS Website_Tshirt Design.pngWe are looking for artists, youth and community members to help us design the 2021 Charlottesville Freedom School Tshirt! The winning designer will have their design featured on more than 100 Freedom School tshirts across the Charlottesville area, and receive a gift card to a local restaurant. Please submit photos, drawings and graphic designs to [email protected] by April 30th.


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 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: [email protected]

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.