Charlottesville Freedom School
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Enrollment for the 2023 Charlottesville Freedom School!
The Center for Race and Public Education in the South will be holding the Freedom School June 20 - July 21, 2023.
Contact: [email protected]
Registration is now closed for the 2023 Charlottesville Freedom School.
In partnership with Albemarle County Public Schools, Charlottesville City Schools and St. Anne's-Belfield School, the UVA Center for Race and Public Education (CRPES) is hosting the 2023 CDF Freedom School for 3rd-8th grade 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.
June 20 - July 21, 2023
8:30 - 3 p.m. daily (holiday on July 4)
St. Anne's-Belfield School, Greenway Rise Campus
2132 Ivy Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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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Freedom Schools, an initiative of the Children’s Defense Fund, are rooted in the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer project. Rep
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.
• Video: Dr. Kristal Moore Clemons presents on CDF Freedom Schools & Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
• Blog Post: Voting, a Video Blog from a Charlottesville Freedom School Scholar
• Daily Progress: Freedom School gave area students a voice on issues this summer
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Center for Race and Public Education in the South
We conduct and support research and scholarship on issues that lie at the intersection of race, education and schooling in the southern United States.