The Civil Rights Motion in NYC Pupil Workshop (Grades 7–12)

Visit us for an interactive student workshop for
Grades 7-12.

Discover the role of New York in the civil rights movement and discover the importance of youth actions in the boycott of New York City students against segregated schools in 1964. Participants will immerse themselves in the stories of civil rights activists in New York including Ella Baker, Milton Galamison , Bayard Rustin, Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture) and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., to learn about New York’s starring roles in the black freedom movement and the ongoing movement for racial justice today.

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Free. Prior registration is required. Registration will open on Tuesday, January 5th, 2021. Subscribe to our mailing list to receive updates. Activate the “Teacher and Student Programs” checkbox! The capacity for each event is limited.

Registration details: Individuals or classes are invited to register. Teachers interested in registering a class of up to 35 students can do so (multiple classes from the same school can register if a different teacher is responsible for registering for each class).

The capacity for each event is limited. If a session is full please check other available dates and times or email [email protected].

How it works: Students will join other students in these live and interactive sessions, led by museum educators through Zoom, in an environment that balances active engagement and privacy. Participants see and discuss pictures from the museum’s exhibitions and collections.

Security and Interaction: Sessions are presented as Webinars;; Students can send questions, comments, and observations to the moderators and complete surveys, but they do not use cameras or microphones and are not visible on the screen.

Free. Reservation required.

For educators: Dive deeper and gain even more stories for your classroom in our free PD session Civil Rights in New York: From School Boycotts to ‘Beyond Vietnam’ on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Registration required. 1.5 CTLE

More workshops in spring 2021: To find out more about future free student workshops scheduled for this school year between January and June, join our mailing list – check the box for Teacher and Student Programs!

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