Northeast High School (NEHS), the largest public school in Philadelphia, is one of the most diverse high schools in the nation, serving over 3,300 students, with 56 languages spoken and 750 ESOL students.
Since 2005, Al-Bustan has maintained a partnership with NEHS and neighborhood residents. Through a variety of initiatives, from summer arts camp and supporting an Arab students’ after-school club, to offering in-school arts classes and community service projects, Al-Bustan teaching artists and educators have engaged in various capacities with the Northeast community.
Read more about Al-Bustan’s initiatives at Northeast High School:
December 2016: First Tabadul Neighborhood Forum
Fall 2016: Tabadul in Action at Northeast High School
Sept 2016 – June 2017: Tabadul: Cross-Cultural Exchange Through the Arts
June 2016: NEHS Muslim Girls Club
March 2015: Protest Art-Making
March 2013: Art and Music Demonstration
Fall 2012-Spring 2013: Arab Arts & Culture Course
December 2012: Nada Bakri Discusses Anthony Shadid’s Legacy
Spring 2012: Building Community Through Tatreez
Fall 2011-Spring 2012: Arab Arts & Culture Course
Spring 2011: The Art of Geometry
May 2011: Arab American Service Day