2017 Flagship Event
#TeachMeYouDid: Celebrating Star Wars Day, National Teacher Appreciation Week, and Movement Leaders
Thursday, May 4 at 7pm / FREE
126 Crosby Street, New York, New York, 10012
With speakers & performances from Urban Word NYC, Million Hoodies Movement for Justice, Hollaback!, Womens’ March, MIT Center for Civic Media, Lady Parts Justice League, Imagine Better, and more.
Star Wars Day (“May the 4th be with you”) celebrates National Teacher Appreciation Week with an extraordinary evening of storytelling, mentorship, and performances highlighting today’s movement leaders and the next generation of engaged creators and leaders. Brought to you by civic imagination studio, Imagine Better.
Emcee Lizz Winstead, creator of The Daily Show and head of Lady Parts Justice League.
- Baratunde Thurston, comedian, author of How To Be Black
- Jodeen Olguin-Tayler – DEMOS, Chief of Partnerships & Learning
- Dante Barry, ED of Million Hoodies for Justice
- Henry Gonzales, National Organizer of Million Hoodies for Justice
- Emily May, co-founder and Executive Director of Hollaback!
- Ethan Zuckerman, director of the MIT Center for Civic Media and Associate Professor of the Practice in Media Arts and Sciences at MIT
- Vanessa Wruble, Co-Founder of the Women’s March on Washington, #MarchOn
- Roya Marsh, Steven Willis, Aaya Perez, Falu, and Karl Iglesias from Urban Word NYC
Bring your teacher and win incredible prizes! Students (middle school, high school, and college), bring your favorite teacher, mentor, or coach with you to this fun celebration. When registering for the event, select “student & teacher pair.” By entering with your teacher, you’ll be entered to win INCREDIBLE swag & prizes, which include: tickets to AfroPunk Brooklyn 2017, tickets to the Moth StorySLAM at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, swag from Urban Word NYC & Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, special signed books, and more.
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