PACH to Launch The Listening Project in NYC Middle Schools

Funded by the Spencer Foundation, The Listening Project, part of PACH and the Radical Listening Project at NYU, trains middle school students and their teachers in a semi-structured method of interviewing. The goal is to enhance listening skills, empathy, trust, academic engagement and achievement as well as disrupt stereotypes and build relationships across difference. PACH currently implements the project with 7th graders and their teachers at George Jackson Academy. In 2018, they will extend their work to seven middle schools across New York City and evaluate the impact on students and teachers.