In 1997, Geoffrey Canada founded Harlem Children’s Zone, a comprehensive system of programs and charter schools designed to help Harlem children succeed. A couple of weeks ago the Children’s Zone received a large donation. The success of the Children’s Zone in Harlem has pushed the idea around the country and groups in Boston, Atlanta, Houston and Los Angeles were awarded planning grants for programs. You can read the full story here.
‘Harlem Children’s Zone’ To Be Replicated Across The Country