Border Crossers is preparing this country for what it's going to be, if it's going to be a good thing. — Monica Novoa

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Your donation makes a big difference.

People like you enable us to continue to provide workshops and trainings at a low cost to participants and organize within school communities to create institutional equity. Please consider making a gift to ensure that Border Crossers can continue to do this work for years to come.

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Border Crossers
71 5th Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10003

*All donations are tax-deductible to the extent of the law. Our EIN is 26-2671377.

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Border Crossers welcomes volunteers with experience in areas such as fundraising, nonprofit management, finance, education, program management and community organizing. To learn more opportunities to get involved, read below or email

Join our Board of Directors
Are you passionate about Border Crossers’ mission? Looking for hands-on experience in supporting a grassroots organization? Want to develop some new professional skills?

We are always looking for new Board members to join our team of professionals from education, non-profit and business sectors. The Board of Director plays a critical role in shaping our work in New York City schools, supporting staff, overseeing our finances, leading fundraising efforts and strategizing about how to make our work as effective and sustainable as possible.


Aha! Though I know to ask questions to find out where kids' thoughts are coming from, Border Crossers' workshop really SHOWED how it could work. — 2011 "Talking About Race With K-5" Participant

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Spring 2015: Upcoming Trainings


“Talking About Race in the Classroom:

A Training for Educators Committed to Racial Justice”


February 2015

  • When: Saturday, February 7, 2015, 9:30 am-4:30 pm: SOLD OUT
  • Where: The IDEAL School of Manhattan, 314 West 91st Street, New York, NY 10024


March 2015

  • When: Saturday, March 7, 2015, 9:30am-4:30 pm: SOLD OUT
  • Where: New York, NY, Exact location TBD


April 2015

  • When: Saturday, April 25, 2015, 9:30am-4:30 pm
  • Where: New York, NY, Exact location TBD


Description: Border Crossers invites you to participate in a powerful day of professional development for educators  seeking to engage in conversations about race in educational settings.

How can we have meaningful conversations about race or racism with our students? How can we ensure racial equity in our classrooms and schools? 

This is not a lecture or a presentation – we use interactive theater and adult learning techniques to:

        • Deepen our analysis about structural racism
        • Enhance our understanding about how racism affects children
        • Share personal experiences of critical moments with students
        • Practice using tools and language to address race and racism in the classroom
        • Develop strategies to support a school-wide culture of respect, equity and inclusivity

For more information, email