Riverside Freedom School

at 91 Claremont Ave, New York, 10027 United States

Riverside Freedom School
91 Claremont Ave
New York , NY 10027
United States
Contact Phone
P: (212) 870-6828


The Freedom Schools curriculum is rooted in the Civil Rights Movement and is based on the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project of 1964 organized by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO). CDF's Freedom Schools program was created in 1995 and has since served more than 135,000 scholars. Based on a Philliber Research Associates evaluation of the CDF Freedom Schools program, scholars who attend CDF Freedom Schools programs score significantly higher on standardized reading achievement tests than children who attend other summer enrichment programs. African American middle school boys made the greatest gains of all. This summer, the acclaimed Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) Freedom Schools program will be hosted for the first-time in history at The Riverside Church in the City of New York. The program’s mission is to provide excellence in literacy curriculum to 50 local children and families.

Opening time

  • Mondays: 08:00- 15:00
  • Tuesdays: 08:00- 15:00
  • Wednesdays: 08:00- 15:00
  • Thursdays: 08:00- 15:00
  • Fridays: 08:00- 15:00

General Info

The Riverside Freedom School is committed to providing the following to all young scholars, at absolutely no cost to participants: • Personalized academic coaching in CDF’s reading enrichment modules • Support and love from a host of intergenerational camp mentors • Two nutritious meals and a snack every day • Daily fun afternoon activities promoting learning and physical activities

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