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What's Your Vulnerability? Own It

At New York City's Lab School for Collaborative Studies, senior Lena Jacobs owns that she can ride a unicycle. After years of trying to hide...

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At New York City's Lab School for Collaborative Studies, senior Lena Jacobs owns that she can ride a unicycle. After years of trying to hide his disability, her classmate Bryan Stromer owns that he has cerebral palsy. Future Project fellow Tim Shriver, the school’s "dream director"—whose job it is to challenge and support students in putting their dreams into action—owns that he has his head in the clouds.
In February this year, the three helped kick off “Own It,” a campaign to encourage students and staff to embrace individuality and end bullying. Walk down the school’s hallways you’ll find questions on the walls such as: What makes you weird? What’s your wildest dream? What’s your greatest failure? What makes you you?

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