2020 Teaching Social Activism Conference: Represent!
8th Annual Teaching Social Activism Conference
Sunday, May 17, 2020
From the 2020 census to the presidential election, this year is about representation: who’s counted, who has a say, and who has the power to shape the future. In this free, full-day conference, join educators, youth, and activists to consider how representation and participation became focal points of activism in New York's past and how they continue to animate discussions around equity today.
Applications for conference session proposals are now open!
Interested in submitting a conference session proposal? Youth, educators, community organizers, historians, and others are invited to submit proposals. To preview what is required of all applications as you develop your session proposal, please refer to this information sheet.
All proposals for presentations, panels, or workshops must be submitted through our online application form. The deadline for all proposals is Monday, February 24, 2020.
About the Teaching Social Activism Conference
The Teaching Social Activism Conference is an annual event at the Museum of the City of New York. Inspired by the content of the Museum’s groundbreaking exhibition, Activist New York, this day highlights the best practices for teaching this important subject to students of all ages. Join educators, youth, and scholars for this free, full day of engaging conversations, thought-provoking sessions, and gallery tours exploring the various tools and techniques used to engage students and communities in the history and practice of social change.
The Museum is CTLE certified. Participation in the full day of this program provides 6 hours of CTLE credit. CTLE forms will be distributed at the conclusion of the day.
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Free. Registration will open Monday, March 9, 2020.