DIVAS for Social Justice is proud to have P.S 156 as a partner in STEAM for Social Change . The elementary school served as a pilot for the organization’s program in the Spring of 2014. This program has been supported by The Department of Cultural Affairs, Department of Youth and Community Development and Councilman Donovan Richards. Co-Founder, Clarisa James graduated from P.S 156.
Justice Basketball Team
All Girl Basketball Team trained in web design and competed in local basketball tournament.
STEAM Basketball Team
All Boy Basketball Team trained in web design and competed in local basketball tournament
Surveying Merrick Blvd
Youth survey the neighborhood for assets in the Laurelton community
Redesigning Merrick Blvd
Interviewing Community Leaders
Youth interview Judy Rivera of The Federated Blocks of Laurelton
Robotics for Real Life Solutions
Richard challenges the robot he just built.
Building up STEAM in Communities in Need
It is not enough that our children are exposed to technology in a one day workshop but on an ongoing basis that engages them to critically look at the world behind them and empower them to be change agents within their communities by providing real life based solutions to community issues. Read more.