NYC Educators Black Lives Matter Week of Action

Community Event Calendar

Kick-off Events

Saturday, January 27th, 1-4pm:  Curriculum Share for BLM Week of Action @  The Museum of the City of New York  Please RSVP

Saturday, February 3rd, 5-10pm: BLM Week of Action Kick-off with Pop-up Poetry from Urban Word NYC at Brooklyn Museum Target First Saturdays *UW at 8pm

 Monday, 2/5 

Tuesday, 2/6

Wednesday, 2/7

Thursday, 2/8

Friday, 2/9

Guiding Principles

Restorative Justice, Empathy, Loving Engagement,  

Guiding Principles

Diversity, Globalism

 

Guiding Principles

Trans-Affirming, Queer-Affirming, Collective Value

Guiding Principles

Intergenerational,

Black Families, Black Villages

Guiding Principles

Black Women,Unapologetically Black

Event:

4pm: Film Screening: For Ahkeem

Come join members of the NYCLU's Teen Activist Project as we host a screening of the film, For Ahkeem. RSVP

125 Broad Street, New York, NY 10004

5:30-8pm Black Lives Matter in Education Join Alliance for Quality Education, NYC Coalition for Education Justice, Citizen Action NY, Gathering for Justice, Integrate NYC and NY Appleseed

C.A.S.A. Middle School

Bronx, NY

6pm Tubman

Teaching Artist, Lacresha Berry, puts a modern spin on the life of Harriet Tubman and takes on school pushout of black girls in her one-woman show.  Free  RSVP

Queens Central Library

Jamaica, NY

Event:

6:30-8pm Perspectives: Dance & Social Justice with Steven Melendez, Sam Pott, Gus Solomons jr, Léo Holder

Partners: Nimbus Dance Works

Manhattan Country School

New York, NY

5:30-7:30pm Urban Word First Draft Youth Open Mic- BLM Edition  

Wear a shirt that fits the Black Lives Matter theme of social justice, identity, and unity. We also invite you to leave a note on our Response & Remembrance Wall.Free RSVP

5 West 19th Street, 3rd Fl

 New York, NY 10011

Event:

6:15pm The Intersection of High-Stakes Standardized Testing & Race in NYC Schools 

Panelists/Presenters:

Jose Vilson (teacher & author of This is Not a Test: a New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education)

Zipporiah Mills (former principal), Kristin Taylor (teacher)

Jehan Worthy (teacher) Moderator: Takiema Bunche Smith (Center on Culture, Race, & Equity @Bank Street College of Education)

I.C.E. Middle School

New York, NY

6-9pm "They..who?": World-Making with Gender Exploration in Gender Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Two-Spirit Trans & Gender Non-Conforming People of Color, Youth and Educators are welcome in the space! Register

Audre Lorde Project Manhattan Office, 147 West 24th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY, 10011

Event:

4:30pm: Training w/NYCLU’s Teen Activist Project

Come join members of the NYCLU's Teen Activist Project as they lead a training on the school-to-prison pipeline. Learn about your rights and how to take action. RSVP

125 Broad Street, New York, NY 10004

5:30-8pm What is a Community School? Educator Resources and Panel Discussion 

Teaching Demo featuring One Basquiat, followed by Panel Discussion with

Brian Jones (PhD candidate in Urban Ed), Akiea Gross (Equitable Schools; Black Teachers Matter); Demetria Mack and Nathaniel Swanson (students at Academy for Young Poets), Marcus B. McArthur (teacher), and Sam Kelly(museum educator at BK Museum)

Brooklyn Museum

Event:

6-7:30pm Stories for Black Lives w/acclaimed storyteller Peggy Pettitt

Organized by the CPE1 Parents Association in Solidarity with the Black Lives Matter Week of Action in Schools

CPE1/Jackie Robinson Educational Complex Auditorium

1573 Madison Avenue (enter at 106th btwn Madison and Park)

7-10pm Chill & Design: QTBPOC Love Edition

 An evening of Black & QTBPOC joy, love, and resistance hosted by jewelry designer Vanessa B. Miller of Black Queer Magic .Enjoy refreshments, dessert, and materials to make your own unlimited jewelry designs all night. Tickets  FB Invite

New Woman Space

188 Woodpoint Rd. Brooklyn, NY

 Monday, 2/5 

Tuesday, 2/6

Wednesday, 2/7

Thursday, 2/8

Friday, 2/9

Guiding Principles

Restorative Justice, Empathy, Loving Engagement,  

Guiding Principles

Diversity, Globalism

 

Guiding Principles

Trans-Affirming, Queer-Affirming, Collective Value

Guiding Principles

Intergenerational,

Black Families, Black Villages

Guiding Principles

Black Women,Unapologetically Black

Event:

5-7pm: Teach-in at the Museum of the City of New York: Activist New York

Join Museum educators and curators for an evening of sharing and learning centered around the Movement for Black Lives episode in the Activist New York exhibition. Free!

5-7pm Community Conversations on the State of Restorative Justice In NYC Dignity in Our Schools Campaign

The Earth School

600 E. 6th St.

New York, NY 10009

6pm Dance w/AriJoy

Self-care and joy are critical to the fight for Black Lives. Join this  soca fitness class hosted by AriJoy Fitness. Free

Queens Library-South Ozone Branch

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T 6-8pm:Teaching the Black

     Panthers: an evening workshop

     with Zinn Education Project

    Organizer Adam Sanchez

Educators, parents, and students, please join us for an interactive workshop on teaching the Black Panther Party.

Grace Church High School, 40 Cooper Sq., New York, NY 10003, ROOM 225

Event:

5:30-7:30pm Talking about Race in the Classroom

Join Borders Crossers for this free 2-hr workshop to deepen your capacity to engage in conversations about race in K-12 spaces. RSVP

96 Morton St, 7th Fl

New York, NY 10014

5:30-7:30pm: Teachable Moments: Black Lives Matter 

Teachable Moments is a storytelling event sharing true stories from the classrooms of NYC. RSVP

Harlem Nights-2361 7th Ave

New York, NY 10030

Event:

February 10th, 10am-9pm: BLM Teen Conference and Open Mic Night @ Schomburg Center  Register   Open Mic Only

February 12th, 6pm.  Opening Reception for "Reclamation: A Celebration of Art & Action" Exhibition

featuring student art, photography, and poetry at the Wild Project on 195 East 3rd Street, NY: 2/12 - 2/18

February 13th, 4pm Rally for Black Lives Matter at School on the steps of Tweed, 52 Chambers Street NY, NY 

Saturday, March 3rd, 9:30-2pm: Parent Power School on Culturally Responsive Education with NYC Coalition for Educational Justice  246 Greene St. New York University    

                                                                       RSVP to nyccej@gmail.com