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Girls Debate Workshops and Tournament

by Megan Solomon | Nov 2, 2018 11:51:34 AM
This past Saturday, October 27th, we hosted our second Girls Debate event of the year!
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Girls Debate Tournament Results!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 27, 2018 8:42:13 PM
  Thank you to everyone attending our first girls debate tournament of the year at the Young Women's Leadership School of Queens. Over 100 students, volunteers, parents and coaches joined us for an ...
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Billie Jean King, Women's Tennis Champion, Champion for All

by Erik Fogel | Nov 22, 2017 9:00:00 AM
  "Anytime you can achieve equality in any field of endeavor-be it sports or in life-everyone wins." - Billie Jean King  
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Hear Me Debate with Confidence!

by Erika Marte | Nov 21, 2017 9:01:13 AM
  Teachers, astronauts, scientists, lawyers, education leaders, and debaters all have one thing in common – confidence!
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Indira Gandi, India's first female Prime Minister and BBC's "Woman of the Millennium"

by Erik Fogel | Nov 19, 2017 7:00:00 AM
  “The power to question is the basis of all human progress.”- Indira Gandi
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Happy Birthday Marie Curie, A Science Pioneer

by Erik Fogel | Nov 7, 2017 7:00:00 AM
  "We must have perseverance and above all, confidence in ourselves." - Marie Curie  
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Happy Birthday to Eleanor Roosevelt!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 4, 2017 12:00:00 AM
  "You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next ...
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Girls Debate League Workshop this Saturday! Sign Up Now!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 30, 2017 11:30:00 AM
  Hi Everyone!  On November 4th we have our second Girls Debate Workshop!  Click here to sign up! 
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Happy October Birthday! How Dame Anita Lucia Roddick Became A Culture Shift On A Global Level

by Erik Fogel | Oct 30, 2017 9:00:00 AM
  "Be courageous. It’s one of the only places left uncrowded.”   - Dame Anita Lucia Roddick  
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Girls Debate Leadership & Planning Committee Meeting Tonight! 5:30pm-6:45pm.

by Erik Fogel | Oct 19, 2017 1:47:48 AM
  Hi Everyone! Reminder we have a Girls Debate Leadership and Planning Meeting at our office at 25 Broadway, 12th Floor tonight. Phone Conference Call instructions - Join the call: ...
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The Voice of Marie Stopes

by Erik Fogel | Oct 15, 2017 7:00:00 AM
“People who know the truth have no business to allow the powers of darkness to silence them on any point that matters.” — Marie Stopes (Married Love, 1918)  
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Margaret Thatcher: A Woman Who Changed the World

by Erik Fogel | Oct 13, 2017 9:00:00 AM
  “Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It’s not a day when you lounge around doing nothing. It’s when you’ve had everything to do and you’ve done it.” - Margaret Thatcher  
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Henrietta Bell Wells: An Unintimidated Debater for Racial and Gender Equality

by Erik Fogel | Oct 11, 2017 9:00:00 AM
"I had to use my common sense." - Henrietta Bell Wells  
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Happy Birthday to Diana Vreeland. She Changed How the World Defined Beauty Through her Words 

by Erik Fogel | Sep 29, 2017 9:00:00 AM
“There’s only one thing in life, and that’s the continual renewal of inspiration.” – Diana Vreeland  
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I Am Debate!

by Erika Marte | Sep 26, 2017 7:16:36 PM
 
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Women Who Changed Our World: Barbara Walters. Happy Birthday!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 25, 2017 9:00:00 AM
"One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time." -Barbara Walters   Happy Birthday to Barbara Walters, who was born on September 25th. Walters is an American broadcast journalist, author, ...
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Happy Birthday to Jane Adams, "Mother of Social Work," and first American Woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize

by Erik Fogel | Sep 6, 2017 7:00:00 AM
Girls Debate League Article
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Honoring Mother Teresa (August 26, 1910 - September 5, 1997)

by The New York City Urban Debate League | Sep 5, 2017 7:06:00 AM
"Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you." - Mother Teresa
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Happy Birthday to Beyonce! How Beyonce's Words Have Inspired a Generation!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 4, 2017 7:00:00 AM
“If everything was perfect, you would never learn and you would never grow.” – Beyoncé.   Beyoncé has not only built a successful career and created a strong, loving family, but has inspired ...
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Happy Birthday to Mother Teresa

by The New York City Urban Debate League | Aug 26, 2017 9:10:59 PM
"Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you." - Mother Teresa
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Why Our Student Council Presidents Are Women, But Our Politicians Are Not: Why Women Need to Join their School's Debate Team. 

by The New York City Urban Debate League | Aug 25, 2017 10:34:44 AM
Great article to check out on the gender gap in debate, politics and leadership. And why it is critical to join the debate team. "Women Lead In High School, So Why Not After?" ...
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Happy Birthday to Nadine Strossen, High School Debate Champion and Civil Rights Champion!

by The New York City Urban Debate League | Aug 18, 2017 6:00:00 AM
"This is the latest manifestation of the desire by those in power to minimize criticism and marginalize critics." - Nadine Strossen
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Happy Birthday to Madonna!  Champion of Freedom of Expression!

by The New York City Urban Debate League | Aug 16, 2017 7:05:00 AM
"I stand for freedom of expression, doing what you believe in, and going after your dreams." - Madonna
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Debate Like a Girl Blog: Top Indonesian high school debaters are not congratulated but harassed.

by The New York City Urban Debate League | Aug 7, 2017 9:06:16 PM
  "Instead of appreciating four of Indonesia’s best and brightest students for their achievements in representing the country at the World Debate Championship of 2017 currently being held in ...
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Debater Profile: Janet Reno - The Nation's First Female Attorney General

by The New York City Urban Debate League | Aug 4, 2017 7:00:00 AM
"If you disagree with me about a position I have taken or what I've done, tell me, argue with me, debate. Sometimes, right and good are not that clear; at other times, it is only deliberate and ...
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Your Words are Magic. Happy Birthday Wishes to J. K. Rowling!

by The New York City Urban Debate League | Jul 31, 2017 6:00:00 AM
We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already.
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Invisibilia: No One Thought This All-Woman's Debate Team Could Crush It

by Erik Fogel | Aug 6, 2016 8:29:16 PM
"One by one, before their weekly debating practice, each debater would walk to the front of the room, strike a "power pose," and say something to remind everyone in the room that she is powerful. ...
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New York City's First Debate Educators Conference!

by Erik Fogel | Jul 4, 2016 8:12:04 AM
Thank you to over 50 debate educators joining us for the inaugural Debate Con! New York City's first debate educators conference! Thank you to Aubrey Semple, Militza Diaz, Meagan Kowaleski, Eric ...
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Girls Debate Tournament Results!

by Erik Fogel | Jun 5, 2016 2:53:28 PM
Congratulations to all the participants of our Spring Girls Debate Tournament! Thank you to the Bella Abzug Leadership Institute and Silberman Graduate School. Thank you to all our incredible ...
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Girls Debate Tournament this Friday!

by Erik Fogel | May 29, 2016 7:52:57 AM
On June 3rd, the NYCUDL and BALI host the Spring Girls Debate League Tournament at the Silberman Graduate School. This tournament features public forum and parliamentary debate for both middle school ...
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Spring Girls Debate League Tournament Friday, June 3rd, Silberman Graduate School, 9:00am-3:00pm

by Erik Fogel | Apr 10, 2016 12:06:07 AM
On June 3rd, the NYCUDL and BALI host the Spring Girls Debate League Tournament at the Silberman Graduate School. This tournament features public forum debate for both middle school and high school. ...
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SUMMER DEBATE CAMP OPPORTUNITIES!

by admin | May 1, 2015 6:17:27 PM
If you missed our newsletter, check out these summer debate institute opportunities!  All NYCUDL debate institutes are free!  Girls Debate League members are also eligible for free summer debate ...
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Women's Debate Institute Travel Scholarship Opportunities!

by admin | Apr 1, 2015 6:15:57 PM
The NYCUDL is offering free travel scholarships to all NYCUDL debaters accepted to the Women's Debate Institute!  That means the entire Women's Debate Institute - tuition, housing, meals and travel ...
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NYC DEBATE & BELLA AZBUG LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE TEAM UP FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL WORKSHOP!

by admin | Mar 25, 2015 5:54:45 PM
My name is Meghan, and I am a Program Associate at BALI. I was a trainee, then I was an intern, and now I am an official staff person (cool, right?). One big part of my job is to make sure that our ...
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GIRLS DEBATE LEAGUE TOURNAMENT!

by admin | Mar 23, 2015 2:18:17 PM
GIRLS DEBATE LEAGUE SPRING TOURNAMENT RESULTS
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March Public Forum Debate Topics!

by admin | Feb 24, 2015 4:38:08 PM
Hi Everyone! So we have a busy month of March public forum debate tournaments - every single weekend!!   Our middle school tournament will be held on March 7th, MS 297 Hawtree Creek Middle School ...
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Girls Debate League Tournament Invitation!

by admin | Feb 24, 2015 4:21:12 PM
You are cordially invited to attend the Girls Debate League Tournament on March 23rd at Hunter College!  Learn more about the Girls Debate League!   The morning will include workshops, panels and ...
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Girls Debate League Workshop Today!

by admin | Feb 21, 2015 8:06:51 AM
Shout outs to the Girls Debate League for kicking off the new semester with an all girls debate workshop to introduce the Girls Debate League, scholarship opportunities this summer with the Women's ...
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Girls Debate League Spring Tournament!!!

by admin | Feb 13, 2015 9:55:16 AM
You are cordially invited to attend our Women's History Month's Girls Debate League Tournament in partnership with the Bella Azbug Leadership Institute on March 23rd (Monday) at Hunter College, ...
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Welcome to the Urban Assembly Institute of Math and Science for Young Women!

by admin | Feb 12, 2015 12:24:23 AM
Welcome to our newest member of the NYC Debate and Brooklyn Debate Family!   The Urban Assembly schools is an incredible network of schools and actually where I spent so many years teaching at the ...
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Intelligence Squared Debate Night Tonight!

by admin | Feb 11, 2015 11:14:01 AM
Today! Intelligence Squared February Debate Night!!!!  We thank all of this month's participating schools - PS 161, Success Academy, IS 230, Lakeland, Berkeley Carroll, Frederick Douglas Academy, One ...
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Celebrate Aubrey on February 26th!

by admin | Feb 5, 2015 4:42:56 PM
February 26th at the famous Cipriani!!!  Celebrate Aubrey Semple, Program Director of the New York City Urban Debate LEague.  The PASEsetter Awards Benefit celebrates innovation and excellence in ...
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The Grammy Awards for After School Education!

by admin | Feb 4, 2015 1:22:38 PM
The Grammy Awards are this Sunday, but the NYC After School Awards Reception was celebrated yesterday night!! The Partnership for After School Education selects the top five after school educators in ...
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NEW YORK CITY URBAN DEBATE LEAGUE HONORED AS ONE OF THE CITY'S TOP NONPROFITS SERVING NYC YOUTH!

by admin | Jan 31, 2015 6:01:12 PM
The new year kicks off with an honor by the Catalog for Giving!  Every three years The Catalog scours the City, and selects the “best of the best” small young programs serving NYC youth.  For the ...
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NYCUDL Program Director Aubrey Semple Wins Top After School Award!

by admin | Jan 23, 2015 3:25:33 PM
 
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Debate Closes Gender Gap in Politics!

by Erik Fogel | Jul 25, 2014 2:11:00 AM
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Girls Debate League Workshop & Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 8, 2014 9:49:00 AM
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Girls Debate League Celebrates the Great Debaters of Women's History Month!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 1, 2014 9:52:00 AM
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Girls Debate League Tournament This Friday!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 1, 2014 9:07:00 AM
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Girls Debate League Tournament on March 7th!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 7, 2014 10:15:00 PM
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Girls Debate League Workshops February 8th

by Erik Fogel | Feb 1, 2014 9:48:00 AM
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Girls Summer Debate Institute Accepting Applications Now!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 1, 2014 8:12:00 AM
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Girls Debate League Tournament!!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 1, 2014 2:13:00 AM
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Women's Debate Institute Scholarships!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 1, 2014 1:05:00 AM
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GIRLS DEBATE LEAGUE WORKSHOPS

by Erik Fogel | Jan 26, 2014 12:42:00 PM
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GIRLS DEBATE TOURNAMENT NEXT FRIDAY!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 20, 2013 12:27:00 PM
GIRLS DEBATE LEAGUE TOURNAMENT #1 
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SUMMER DEBATE CAMP STARTS TOMORROW!!!

by Erik Fogel | Jun 27, 2012 5:18:00 PM
NO SUMMER BREAK FOR OUR GREAT DEBATERS!!! 
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Final Girls Debate League Tournament of the Year!!

by Erik Fogel | May 1, 2012 6:19:00 PM
Shout outs to the Girls Debate League!!!! We had our final tournament at Hunter College on the topic of reproductive rights and abortion.  Thank you so much for our partner organization, the Bella ...
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NYC GREAT DEBATERS WEEKLY UPDATE!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 4, 2012 4:09:00 PM
Hi Everyone!
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NATION'S FIRST ALL GIRLS DEBATE LEAGUE BEGINS!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 11, 2012 4:14:00 PM
February 11th, 2012 became a milestone for New York City!  Birthplace of the nation's first all girls debate league!  The NYCUDL partnered up with the Bel Abzug Leadership Institute to create the ...
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