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The Future Project

The Future Project is an enrichment program for high schoolers that provides support, mentorship, and resources for students to take on passion projects to benefit their respective communities. Currently in D.C., New Haven, and New York City.

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The natural follow-up to the question of what skills youth need to succeed in today's workplace is where to get those skills. I think project-based, experiential learning is key programs that encourage kids to engage, to make, and to think creatively and TFP is just one example in such efforts. 

To what extent are such programs scalable? What if it doesn't have to be a program separate from formal education? How could we re-imagine the classroom to encourage the sort of engagement these programs provide?


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Hi Karolle -- I recently learned some more about The Future Project and wanted to revisit this really great inspiration.

I understand that a new role of 'Dream Director' will be introduced into schools in New York City, New Haven, CT and Washington, DC.

I'm looking forward to learning more...

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Sasha—I apologize that I didn't see your comment sooner. My internet access was sporadic in July, and I happened upon your response just now while revisiting old challenges.

I'm not affiliated with TFP, but you can learn more about their latest outreach on their website, and they are accepting job inquiries at

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