Behind the Scenes of the Social Impact Marketplace

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by Clara Ngo, Hillbrook Hub Maker and Design Teacher, Annie Makela, Scott Center Director, and Fiona Maloney-McCrystle, Scott Center Program Associate

On the afternoon of Friday, October 29, the edge of the first- and second-grade playground was abuzz with activity. …

Art as Activism in Clarion Alley

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This fall, the Scott Center team has been co-teaching a Reach Beyond Block each Tuesday afternoon alongside the DEI team and sixth-grade team. The block, titled “Identity and Impact,” is based on a sixth-grade elective taught last year by Scott

A Short Overview of SIL

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by Mark Silver, Head of Hillbrook School

What happens when you ask a group of 8th graders to build upon the experience they have gained through several years of reach beyond programming by enrolling them in a yearlong, core academic …

Gender Equity Matters, Now and Always

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by Annie Makela, Founding Director of the Scott Center for Social Entrepreneurship

Women’s History Month provides the opportunity to double-click on some of the stories and values we teach and celebrate year-round at the Scott Center. This month we’ve been …

As Local As It Gets: Meet Our Hillbrook Entrepreneurs

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by Annie Makela, Founding Direct of the Scott Center for Social Entrepreneurship

Over the past several weeks, I’ve seen so many examples of the ways that the spirit of social entrepreneurship is both deeply rooted and ever-growing in the Hillbrook …

Action and Agency

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by Annie Makela, Founding Director of the Scott Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Hillbrook School

From pediatric cancer to climate change, from racial justice to homelessness and foster care, from small business support to pandemic recovery response, young people care …