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Jackson Center Education Directors attend NCSS Conference to promote Robert H. Jackson’s Legacy

Robert H. Jackson Center Co-Education Directors Drew Beiter and Joe Karb will attend the National Council for Social Studies, held on November 13-15,2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Their attendance will expand the national footprint of the Jackson Center and further promote the legacy of Justice Jackson.

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Teaching Awards

The Robert H. Jackson Center Award for Teaching Justice recognizes outstanding educators who teach about the concept of justice in innovative ways.

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NEW YORK CITY EDUCATOR RECEIVES ROBERT H. JACKSON CENTER NATIONAL AWARD FOR TEACHING JUSTICE

The Robert H. Jackson Center, in partnership with the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), is pleased to announce that David Sherrin, a ninth grade history teacher at Harvest Collegiate High School in New York, NY, has been named recipient of the 2014 Robert H. Jackson Center National Award for Teaching Justice.

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Becky Newman Receives 2014 Robert H. Jackson Center Teacher Award

The Robert H. Jackson Center is pleased to announce that Becky Newman of Jamestown has been named recipient of the third annual Robert H. Jackson Center Regional Award for Teaching Justice. This prestigious award was created to recognize educators who have made an outstanding contribution toward teaching the concept of justice in creative, inspiring ways, which may include teaching about civil liberties, human rights, international humanitarian law, the Holocaust, genocide studies, and local issues of justice.

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WINNERS OF STATEWIDE ESSAY CONTEST RECOGNIZED AT JACKSON CENTER

Students in grades five through twelve were invited to participate in a statewide essay contest based on Ms. Robinson’s book Jackie’s Nine: Jackie Robinson’s Values to Live By. Entrants were asked to write an essay explaining how Jackie Robinson and one of the other individuals featured in the book exemplified one of those nine values.

The Robert H. Jackson Center envisions a global society where the universal principles of equality, fairness and justice prevail.