Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)

Our World Neighborhood Charter Schools are committed to providing a safe, supportive environment free from harassment, bullying or discrimination. OWNCS encourages the involvement of staff, students, parents and community members in the implementation and reinforcement of the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA).

If you believe you or someone else has been the target of harassment, bullying - including cyberbullying - or discrimination, please complete the DASA Incident Reporting Form to report allegations and submit to our Dignity Act Coordinators listed below:


Anita Angrum - aangrum@owncs.org

Christopher Palmisano - cpalmisano@owncs.org

Sharika Rosado - srosado@owncs.org


Veronica Polanco- vpolanco@owncs.org

Yaniree Valencia- yvalencia@owncs.org


Graciela Chavez- gchavez@owncs.org

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All complaints will be treated in a confidential manner. Anonymous reports may limit the school’s ability to respond to the complaint.

False reporting of incidents may result in disciplinary consequences.

If you need immediate support, please make use of the contacts below.

Anita Angrum

Christopher Palmisano

Sharika Rosado

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OWN 1 (Astoria)

  • Elementary School (Grades K-5)
  • 36-12 35th Avenue

  • Astoria, NY 11106
  • Phone: (718) 392-3405
  • FAX: (718) 392-2840

OWN 1 (Astoria)

  • Middle School (Grades 6-8)
  • 38-27 30th Street

    Long Island City, NY 11101

  • Phone: (718) 274-2902
  • FAX: (718) 274-7146

OWN 2 (Howard Beach)

  • Elementary School (Grades K-3)
  • 135-25 79th Street
  • Howard Beach, NY 11414
  • Phone: (347) 390-3290

    FAX: (347) 644-5070

OWN 3 (Corona)

  • Elementary School (Grades K-5)
  • 108-68 Roosevelt Ave
  • Corona, NY 11368
  • Phone: (718) 392-3405