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Making the Difference #TakeActionTuesday: Civic Participation Series

Making the Difference - March 20 Event


Please note: Early check in starts at 4:30 p.m. and the event begins at 5:00 p.m.

The Making the Difference March 20th Event of the #TakeActionTuesday Civic Participation Series ​aims​ ​to:

Help​ ​students​ ​understand​ ​how​ ​to​ ​enact​ ​change​ ​within​ ​society​ ​through intentional​ ​organization​ ​and​ ​participation.​ ​Last​ ​year,​ ​students​ ​expressed​ ​to​ ​members​ ​of​ ​the Student​ ​Senate that​ ​they​ ​were​ ​interested​ ​in​ ​learning​ ​additional​ ​ways​ ​to​ ​organize,​ ​engage​ ​and​ ​civically​ ​participate​ ​in response​ ​to​ ​political​ ​issues.​ ​To​ ​honor​ ​their​ ​requests,​ ​the​ ​goal​ ​for​ this March 20th Event​​ ​is​ ​to​ ​provide research,​ ​access​ ​to​ ​organizations,​ ​and​ ​hands​ ​on​ ​workshops​ ​to​ ​students​ ​in​ ​order​ ​to​ ​assist​ ​them​ ​with becoming​ ​civic​ ​participants​ ​today​ ​and​ ​responsive​ ​civic​ ​leaders​ ​of​ ​tomorrow.

This exciting event will feature a keynote speaker, expert panel, dance performance, breakout sessions/workshops and a reception.

5:10 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. -- Introduction in Milbank Chapel:

  • Welcome address by Chloe Dawson, President, Teachers College, Student Senate

5:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. -- The Interdisciplinary Civic Participation Panel includes:

6:05 p.m. to 6:40 p.m. -- Gibney Dance Troupe Performance

6:45 p.m. to 7:55 p.m. -- Seven 35 minute Breakout Sessions/Workshops that participants may select up to two to attend:

8:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. -- The keynote speaker features:

David Johns

  • David J. Johns, Executive Director of the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC)—a civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people, including people living with HIV/AIDS. NBJC’s mission is to end racism, homophobia, and LGBTQ bias and stigma.

8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. -- A reception in Everett Lounge will follow the Keynote Address

To request disability-related accomodations contact OASID at TTY, 646.755.3144 video phone

Education equals Democracy


March 20, 2018, 5:00 PM

March 20, 2018, 9:00 PM