Programs

Visual Thinking Strategies

Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is a method initiated by teacher-facilitated discussions of art images and documented to have a cascading positive effect on both teachers and students. It is perhaps the simplest way in which teachers and schools can provide students with key behaviors sought by Common Core Standards.

Collaborative on Health and the Environment

DONATE HERE The Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE) is an international partnership, founded in 2002 at Commonweal, committed to strengthening the scientific and public dialogue on environmental factors linked to chronic disease and disability.…

The New School at Commonweal

The New School presents conversations, readings, and performances with thought and action leaders of our time. The New School presents conversations, book signings, art, and lectures. Most of our events are free, and so are our podcasts and videos—200 on iTunes, Soundcloud, Vimeo, and our Library.