Month: January 2018

A Changing Landscape in Prevention – The Hallways Approach

Traditionally, programs that sought to prevent young people from engaging in risky behaviors based their programming around cautionary tales and scare tactics. It was believed at the time that lecturing young people about the negative consequences of certain behaviors would be enough to frighten them away. Subsequent programming has focused on education, disseminating facts about …

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After 30 years of serving the Independent School community in the New York City area, the board of Freedom Institute has reached the difficult decision to close Hallways and thereby end the organization's prevention programming due to its financial unsustainability. 


Hallways’ accomplishments are community accomplishments. Thank you to our many partner schools for their years of investment and dedication to our important work. Thank you to all the parents and community partners who have attended our talks, hosted events, and advocated for social-emotional learning in your schools. Thank you to the students, who showed up with vulnerability in our workshops and allowed us to learn and grow from sharing their realities with us. And finally, thank you to the Hallways team members, past and present, for all the passion, humor, thoughtfulness, and creativity you have all brought over the years. 


We are thrilled to continue the sale of  From the Inside Out: The Hallways Handbook For Raising Emotionally Healthy Adolescents

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