Chancellor’s Day | Who We Are: Data, the Census, and Us

When: Monday, January 27, 9:00am – 3:00pm
Price: SOLD OUT. Join the waitlist below.
Image shows a young person at a New York City Council press conference holding a sign reading “I Count Because I Am Your Neighbor.”
“I Count Because” sign used at a New York City Council press conference, April 23, 2019. Photograph by John McCarten, courtesy of John McCarten / New York City Council 

This program is now sold out. To add your name to the waitlist, please complete this form. If space becomes available, you will be contacted by email on Friday, January 24. 

In this free, full-day program for educators, explore the power of data to draw out patterns, connections, and insights into our urban environment and lives of New Yorkers past and present. Take part in exhibition tours and hands-on workshops that will help students utilize data to uncover the richness of New York City.  

This interdisciplinary day includes workshops that target curriculum standards for elementary, middle, and high school educators.

This day includes:

  • Tours of the exhibition Who We Are: Visualizing NYC by the Numbers, which showcases work by data analysts, demographers, contemporary artists, and designers to consider how numbers help us understand who we are to ourselves, each other, and our city.  
  • Hands-on experiences in the Future City Lab
  • Primary source and document workshops

Free. RSVP required. 5 CTLE hours.


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Education programs featuring Who We Are: Visualizing NYC by the Numbers are made possible in part by The New York Community Trust. 

Who We Are is made possible in part by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, An Anonymous Family Foundation, Carnegie Corporation of New York, Bloomberg Philanthropies, The New York Community Trust, Zegar Family Foundation, Charles H. Revson Foundation, and Blair and Cheryl Effron.

Professional Learning programs are made possible in part by …a chance… fund, inc.

The Frederick A.O. Schwarz Education Center is endowed by grants from The Thompson Family Foundation Fund, the F.A.O. Schwarz Family Foundation, the William Randolph Hearst Endowment, and other generous donors.



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