THURSDAY, OCT 11, 2018
Leaders in the maritime, education, and environmental industries join together to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the New York Harbor School. The Harbor School 15th Anniversary Celebration is a day of festivities kicking off with a Founders Luncheon hosted by NBC’s own Willie Geist at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers. The Honorable Mark H. Buzby, Maritime Administrator will serve as keynote speaker, and the school’s founding partners will be honored: New Visions for Public Schools, NYC Department of Education, South Street Seaport Museum, United Federation of Teachers, The Urban Assembly, and Waterkeeper Alliance. During the luncheon, an “Education through Restoration” panel will be led by Saskia Levy Thompson of the Carnegie Corporation of NY with panelists including Robin Bramwell-Stewart of the Port Authority, Ayana Elizabeth Johnson of Ocean Collectiv, Carleen Lyden Walker of NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association), and Tanasia Swift, Harbor School alum and BOP employee. After lunch, guests will enjoy a cruise on NY Harbor landing on Governors Island where guests will first be treated to an open house at the New York Harbor School followed by an oyster party at the neighboring Island Oyster. https://www.bopharborschool15.com/
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers & Governors Island
Billion Oyster Project
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SATURDAY, FEB 2, 2019
Join us for an evening of true stories from Memphis educators and students. Chalkbeat Tennessee is hosting a storytelling event under the theme "Natural Consequences" alongside Spillit.
We'll explore how natural and unnatural, just and unjust consequences to actions impact our lives and experiences. Storytellers will deliver personal stories, and many of them will touch on how, in diverse ways, school discipline has impacted their lives. Don't miss our latest investigation into school discipline practices here.Tickets are 10 dollars and available at the door the evening of the show. The event will be held Feb. 2 at Epicenter, 902 Cooper Street, Memphis, TN. A special thanks to Knowledge Tree for its sponsorship of this event. Chalkbeat Tennessee is a nonprofit news organization committed to covering Tennessee schools.
Feb. 2, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Epicenter, 902 Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104