We are seeking individuals experienced in Black History & Black Studies to teach Black Youth in New York City. The teacher will develop a 10 week curriculum to teach students Grades 3-12th grade the Black experience in America. The classes should be experiential and hands on, interactive and engaging using peer learning, videos and thought provoking discussions.
Classes range in topics including
Slavery in America- This class will teach the brutal facts of slavery, highlighting crucial and prominent figures during the slave trade in America.
The Harlem Renaissance- This class will teach the era of the Harlem Renaissance, diving into Black arts and culture
The Cotton Club- This class will explore black literature, black music, poetry and art and inspire young writers to create their own pieces.
The Freedom Riders- This class will teach the movement of the freedom riders and draw principles and lessons learned for this generation and era.
Separate but Equal- This class will explore the history of segregation and implications for today, with case analysis of Board vs education and others.
I have a Dream- This class will teach the works and era of Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement.
Hip-Hop- This class will teach the history of Hip Hop culture and how it has positively impacted by the Black community.
The class levels will include:
Prior teaching experience
Prior experience working with young people in education setting
I'RAISE mission is to raise, empower, and inspire minority youth to experience success and progress in all areas of their lives and to become successful leaders through raising and increasing self-esteem and self-worth.
Mental Health Programs- Child & Youth Psychotherapy, Group Counseling, Art Therapy, Play Therapy
Education Programs -College Impact Program, Genesis Tutoring Program
After School Programs- Sports & Arts Afterschool (Basketball, football, dance, music, fine arts, chess, cheerleading),
Community Performing Arts Program - Dance and Theater
Mentoring - One-on-one or Group Mentoring
Youth Self Care- Cosmetology program
Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Mon Apr 05, 2021 - Wed Jun 30, 2021
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.