List of Past Residencies by our Founder and E.D.     Raymond Ramirez

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A partial list of schools and programs Raymond Ramirez has facilitated creative writing workshops/residencies for since the late 1990 (prior to the initation of The Lyric Lab):


Spring 1999 @ JHS 99 Beacon Program
SCAN NY, Supportive Children Advocacy Network
410 EAST 100 STREET, NY, NY 10029
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes K - 2nd grade
Principal – Mrs. Greenberg
/Assistant Principal – Ms. Bell Robinson/ Unit Coordinator – Mrs. Ascher
Winter 1999/2000 Brooklyn, NY
PS 4K 420 Stanley Avenue
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes K - 2nd grade
Principal – Mrs. Greenberg
/Assistant Principal – Ms. Bell Robinson/ Unit Coordinator – Mrs. Ascher

Fall 2001 Manhattan, NY
P94M 442 East Houston Street
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 3rd - 5th grade
Principal – Lynda Bordoni/ Assistant Principal – Karen Rathner and Ronnie Shuster

Fall 2001/Spring 2001 Bronx, NY
P12X – Lewis and Clark School 2555 Tratman Ave
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 3rd - 4th grade
Principal – Mrs. Rodriguez/ Assistant Principal – Rhonda Kramer

Summer 2001 Vieques, Puerto Rico
Facilitated a few workshops at a couple of local schools on the little island with close to 10,0000 inhabitants.. We were the additionally to take part of a cultural festival in protest of the U.S. Naval continued bombing of Vieques (since the 1950s). The Navy was forced to pull out of the island in 2003. (3rd to 9th graders)

Spring 2002 Manhattan, NY
PS 35M 317 West 52nd St.
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 9th - 12th grade
Principal – Ms. Edlestein and Mrs. Rojo/ Assistant Principal – Dr. Maligno

Spring 2002 Manhattan, NY
PS 811M @ PS 101 141 East 111th St.
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 1st - 5th grade
Principal – Mr. Santise/ Assistant Principal – Mrs. Sally Wilder and Mr. Barry Daub

Spring 2002 Manhattan, NY
Murry Bergtraum High School 411 Pearl St.
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 9th - 12th grade
Principal – Grace Julian/ Assistant Principal – Gail Resin

Spring 2002 Manhattan, NY
P 94M 442 East Houston Street
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 1st - 5th grade
Principal – Lynda Bordoni/ Assistant Principal – Karen Rathner and Ronnie Shuster

Spring 2002 Brooklyn, NY
P 4K 420 Stanley Avenue
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 1st - 4th grade
Principal – Mrs. Greenberg/Unit Coordinator – Mrs. Ascher

Winter 2003/Spring 2004 Manhattan, NY
PS 30M (Rafael Hernandez – Langston Hughes Learning Academy) 176 East 128th Street
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes k - 5th grade
Principal – Mrs. Karen Melendez-Hutt/Assistant Principal – Ms. Marisol Vasquez and Mr. Dennis Mckesey​

Spring 2004 Brooklyn, NY
P 368K @ IS 33K 70 Tompkins Ave
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 6th grade - 8th grade
Principal – Nadine Singer
Unit Coordinator – Susan Anderson/ Assistant principal – Deboarah Evans and Joceyln Nedd

Winter 2004 Manhattan, NY
P 94M 442 East Houston Street
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 3rd - 6th grade
Principal – Ronnie L. Shuster/ Assistant principal – Nancy berg and Yvette Lewis

Spring 2004 Queens, NY
Grover Cleveland High School 227 Himrod St., Ridgewood, NY
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week after school
Principal – Myron Liebrader/ Teacher – Ms. Reneri

Spring 2004 Brooklyn, NY
P 141K@P35K 272 McDonough St.
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 6th - 8th grade
Principal – Mr. Fusco/ Assistant Principal – Carrol Scott, Yvonne Feria and Pierre Raymond

Fall 2004/Winter 2005 Manhattan, NY
P94M 442 East Houston Street
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 1st - 5th grade
Principal – Ronnie Shuster/ Assistant Principal – Susan Cruz and Yvette Lewis

Fall 2004/Winter 2005 Manhattan, NY
P 811M @ PS 101 – The Mickey Mantle School 141 East 111th St.
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 3rd - 6th grade
Principal – D. Last/ Assistant Principal – B. Daub, B. Cooney and C. Youngs

Fall 2004/Winter 2005 Manhattan, NY
PS 30/31m (Rafael Hernandez – Langston Hughes Learning Academy) 176 East 128th Street
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 2nd- 6th grade
Principal – Karen Melendez-Hutt/ Assistant Principal – Marisol Hernandez and Dennis Mckesey

Winter 2005/Spring 2006 Bronx, NY
Arturo Schomurg Sattelite Academy 1010 Reverend James A. Polite Avenue
Facilitated a 15 day workshop meeting once a week after school with HS students This residency was made possible through Urban Word.

Winter 2005/Spring 2006 Bronx, NY
St. Raymond's Community Center 71 Metropolitan Oval
Facilitated a 12 day workshop meeting once a week after school with HS students
This residency was made possible through Urban Word

Spring 2006 Manhattan, NY
PS 30/31m (Rafael Hernandez – Langston Hughes Learning Academy) 176 East 128th Street
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 2nd - 4th grade
Principal – Karen Melendez-Hutt/ Assistant Principal – Marisol Hernandez

Spring 2006 Bronx, NY
PS 186x 750 Jennings St.
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 8th - 9th grade
Principal – Ann Straus/ Assistant Principal – Vitto Facciloya


Spring 2007 Bronx, NY
P723X @ Byron 4330 Byron Avenue
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 4th grade - 6th grade
Principal – Christine Walsh
Assistant Principal – Ron Rodkin/ Unit Coordinator – Susan Anderson

Spring 2007 Brooklyn, NY
P234K - The W. Arthur Cunningham Intermediate School 1875 East 17th St.,
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 6th grade - 8th grade
Principal – Susan Schaeffer/ Assistant Principal – Bonnie Steinbach and Jennifer Camilleri

Spring 2008 Bronx, NY
P723X @ Byron 4330 Byron Avenue
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes K - 3rd grade
Principal – Christine Walsh
Assistant Principal – Ron Rodkin/ Unit Coordinator – Susan Anderson

Spring 2008 Bronx, NY
P723X @ Byron 4330 Byron Avenue
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 4th - 6th grade
Principal – Christine Walsh
Assistant Principal – Ron Rodkin/ Unit Coordinator – Susan Anderson

Summer 2008 Nevada, Las Vegas
Workshop for the 5tth National Hip Hop Political Convention

Fall 2008 Bronx, NY
P723X @ Bivonia 3540 Bivonia Street
Facilitated a staff development for teachers and other educators

Winter 2009 Bronx, NY
P723X 595 Gerard Avenue
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 6th grade - 9th grade
Principal – Christine Walsh/ Assistant Principal – Ron Rodkin

Spring 2009 Bronx, NY
P723X @ Byron 4330 Byron Avenue
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 1st - 3rd grade
Principal – Christine Walsh
Assistant Principal – Ron Rodkin/ Unit Coordinator – Susan Anderson

Spring 2009 Bronx, NY
P723X @ Byron 4330 Byron Avenue
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 4th - 6th grade
Principal – Christine Walsh/Assistant Principal – Ron Rodkin/ Unit Coordinator – Susan Anderson

Spring 2010 Bronx, NY
P723X @ Bivonia 3540 Bivonia Street
Facilitated a staff development for teachers and other educators

Spring 2010 Bronx, NY
P723X @ Byron 4330 Byron Avenue
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 4th grade - 6th grade
Principal – Christine Walsh
Assistant Principal – Ron Rodkin/ Unit Coordinator – Susan Anderson

Fall 2012 Chicago, Illinois
Loyola University
Facilitated a workshop for the Black Student Center (September 14th 2012)

Winter 2012/2012 Bronx, NY
P723X @ 49X 383 East 139th Street
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes K - 5th grade
Principal – Christine Walsh
Assistant Principal – Lilian Edwards and Ron Rodkin/ Unit Coordinator – Mrs. Ascher

Winter 2013 Reykjavik, Iceland
Vinnusmidjan “Hip Hop as Cultural Resistance” writing workshop
Brought to you by No Borders Iceland and Saving Iceland

Spring 2013 Bronx, NY
P723X @ Byron 4330 Byron Avenue
Facilitated a 10 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes 4th grade
Principal – Christine Walsh
Assistant Principal – Lilian Edwards and Ron Rodkin/ Unit Coordinator – Susan Anderson

Spring 2013 Bronx, NY
P723X @ Tilden 750 Tilden Street
Facilitated a 7 day workshop meeting once a week with these three classes K - 3rd grade
Managing organization: Teacher & Writers Collaborative
Principal – Christine Walsh
Assistant Principal – Lilian Edwards and Ron Rodkin, Unit Coordinator – Evan Ryan

Fall 2015 to Spring 2016
Bronx Studio School for Writers and Artists
928 Simpson St, Bronx, NY 10459
Initiated the school's first recording program, Lyricist Lounge"

Fall 20152 Brooklyn, NY – CCA (Center for Community Alternatives via Art-Start)
25 Chapel St # 701, Brooklyn, NY 11201
3 month workshop: Teens 15 - 19

Spring 2016
MDC - Metropolitan Detention Center
80 29th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Faciliated a 5 session writing workshop for women over 2 months