School Partnerships

Trinity Church and Leadership and Public Service High School have a longstanding and active partnership. Recent collaborations include Keep It Reel: Facing Race Through Film, a film project and festival, and Careers in Construction, a yearlong series connecting Leadership High School students with construction professionals working on the building of the Trinity Commons. Past projects include a special book talk session with author Austin Channing Brown, Tutu, Then and Now, a photo workshop and exhibit engaging 135 of Leadership’s art students, and Justice for Sergio, a three-episode podcast and original theater piece about the death of high school senior, Sergio Reyes.

 

Select Projects

Keep It Reel: Facing Race Through Film

Keep It Reel: Teens Facing Race through Film is a film project and festival hosted in coordination with District 2 schools and Trinity Church Wall Street. The project offers students an opportunity to learn about filmmaking and to share an original perspective on this vital subject with the downtown NYC community. Students will use the 30th anniversary of Spike Lee’s influential film, Do the Right Thing as a springboard to create a five to seven-minute narrative film. Learn more.

Careers in Construction

Careers in Construction connects students from Leadership and Public Service High School with professionals spanning the engineering, architecture, and building industries as it relates to the construction of the Trinity Commons. Participating organizations include GMS, Hunter Roberts, Pelli Clarke Pelli, and Patella Woodworking. Learn more.

Tutu, Then and Now

Tutu, Then and Now is a photographic tribute to Nobel Laureate, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. The exhibit was co-sponsored by the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation and Trinity Church Wall Street. Learn more.

Justice for Sergio

Justice for Sergio is a three-episode podcast created by seven NYC public high school students after the death of their friend and classmate Sergio Reyes. Listen here.

 

Additional Information

For more information or questions on how your school can partner with Trinity, email jchinn@trinitywallstreet.org.