Taft IT High School Students Challenged To Reflect On Ways To Make Our Schools Safer

On May 1st, Strauss Troy’s Make a Difference (MAD) Team hosted 22 students and three teachers from Taft IT High School for the annual Freedom Writers competition. The Freedom Writers program is based on the national model started by teacher Erin Gruwell in California. Working with “at-risk” students, Gruwell encouraged them to participate in a dialogue and …Read More

About The Strauss Troy Freedom Writers Project

Seven years ago, the Strauss Troy philanthropic Make a Difference Team partnered with the Cincinnati Public Schools to sponsor an essay contest at Taft IT High School. The purpose of the program is to encourage the pursuit of higher education in the field of Information Technology. The first year, the essay was “What Freedom Means …Read More