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CFL 13th Annual Sister Mary Geraldine Symposium

Mar 6, 2019 / 46 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn ,NY

Held on Wednesday, March 6th at Recess in Brooklyn, Center for Family Life hosted their 13th Annual Sister Mary Geraldine Symposium. The Symposium engaged service providers and advocates in a conversation about Sanctuary Families: Using Popular Education as a Social Justice Tool. This event featured the unveiling of a conversation guide created in partnership with the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP), which helps parents at risk for immigration detention or deportation navigate difficult discussions regarding family separation.

Special thanks to The New York Women’s Foundation, Brooklyn Community Foundation, The Center for Urban Pedagogy and Recess for their contributions.

82%

of students at our residential school for youth with high-functioning autism are actively involved in weekly internships in the community

Last year,

188

youth and adults with special needs participated in volunteer projects in their community