Charlottesville Freedom School
What We Do
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.
Charlottesville City Schools
Albemarle County Public Schools
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-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
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at the Freedom School email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join Our Summer Staff
We are currently hiring for a Site Coordinator and for Servant Leader Interns (SLIs). Applications for both positions are below.
Applications are Open
Applications to participate in the Charlottesville Freedom School are open through our online form.
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.