The Fight for Education Equity in New York City

When: Tuesday, July 14, 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Price: Free. RSVP required.
Image shows a flyer for the New York City school boycott on February 3, 1964. The flyer features a photo of a Black boy staring out a broken school window. Under the photo is a quotation: “I don’t have a good integrated school.”
Flyer, “School Boycott!” 1964, Courtesy Elliott Linzer Collection, Queens College Civil Rights Archives, City University of New York

Participate in this online workshop exploring the intersections among civil rights activism, education, and the history of today's movement to desegregate New York City schools. Analyze sources from the online exhibition Activist New York; learn how students, teachers, and parents mobilized for change; and leave with stories, resources, and ideas for your digital classroom. 

Eligible participants will receive a CTLE certificate for 1.5 hours of professional development.   

This lecture will be broadcast via Zoom; participants will need an internet-accessible device with audio capability to attend. The Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day prior to their session.  

Use the “Register” link above to sign up. You must RSVP to attend.

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Education programs in conjunction with Activist New York are made possible by The Puffin Foundation, Ltd.  

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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