NB initiative, Neighborhood-Schooling Teaching Practicum (NSTP) develops mentors, connects urban leadership, has programming for young social innovators to improve cognitive skills and transform communities. Through this model NB secured relationships with all Credible Messenger training facilities in NYC and colleges wanting to place students for internship and/or experiential learning opportunities.
Internship, Experiential Learning
and Course Development
Colleges Include: Columbia University Business School, Claremont McKenna College, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Lehman College, as well as students from The New School, Yeshiva University, Macalester College, Fordham University and North Carolina A&T State University.
EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING DESCRIPTION
The UMLP/Lehman College and Neighborhood Benches SWK 250 course collaboration was designed to examine out-of-class practices using the facilitation of group work, leadership and neighborhood tour evaluation. Through this design we've examined students understanding around social policy and public health using public housing (New York City Housing Authority) as the placement sites.