Post Tagged with: "sports in schools"

A demonstration by the Fair Play Coalition led by Councilman Antonio Reynoso demanded equitable access to after-school sports instruction. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Latino and Black Students Demand Equal Access to Sports in NYC Schools

Black, Latino, Sports, Youth December 13, 2018 at 4:37 pm

Members of the Fair Play Coalition, who sued the DOE arguing that New York City high schools discriminate against Black and Latino students by not offering enough sports teams, rallied at City Hall, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Some 70 students marched from their schools in the South Bronx to Lower Manhattan to attend last week’s rally. (Photo by Sneha Dey via City Limits)

Suit: Black and Latino Students Deprived of Sports Equity

Black, Latino, Sports, Youth June 28, 2018 at 5:01 pm

A lawsuit brought against the NYC Department of Education and the Public Schools Athletic League alleges that Black and Latino high school students “have significantly less access to sports teams.” City Limits covers the rally where the lawsuit was announced.

Student activists from NYC Let Them Play at the City Council hearing. (Photo by Gustavo Martínez Contreras via El Diario)

Students of Color Demand Access to Sports in Schools

Education, New York, Sports May 4, 2015 at 2:25 pm

For the past few weeks El Diario has been publishing several reports on the NYC Let ‘Em Play group’s fight to give minority students access to sports at school.