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by Ivan Boscariol

“Boiling down is an after school program that builds healthier relationships in middle schools through cooking.”

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Kids who are bullied and under intense social pressure in schools are up to 9 times more likely to commit suicide. During Middle-School, puberty and peer pressure are soaring, but there is a lack of effective programs to support kids to have healthier relationships. The program mixes reflections and dialogs that translate into unique dishes, making social-emotional learning into a fun and experiential experience without the stigma of current options.

136 W 21st St,
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(212) 592–2205

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