Saturday, September 22, 2012

Parents In New York City have a wonderful opportunity to get their young teens interested in African American History at the Schomburg Library.  Just received their flyer see below:

Help Your Teen Find Their ROOTS at the Schomburg Center by joining the
Junior Scholars Program!

Help the young people in your life find their roots at the Schomburg Center! Applications are available for the Junior Scholars Program. Open to students from across the NY Metropolitan Area, ages 11-18.

About the Junior Scholars Program: The Juniors Scholars Programs Saturday sessions run from 10 am to 3 pm and are designed with an inquiry-based and project-based approach to teaching about black American history and the global black experience. Weekly, the Junior Scholars attend college-style lectures and presentations, engage in dialogue with adult scholars, participate in guided peer group discussions and activities, generate individual research projects and portfolios, and create collaborative media and arts projects that grow from their intensive study based on the Schomburg’s vast collections, exhibitions, and educational resources.

 Apply now for 2012-2013 by visiting:
To download an application and get it into
the hands of a teenager you know.

Deadline is September 30
Hurry Today! 

The Junior Scholars Program at the Schomburg Center
The New York Public Library
515 Malcolm X Blvd.
New York, NY 10037
For more information email: