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TeachMeYouDid Celebration! Star Wars Day & Teacher Appreciation

At Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, New York (NY), United States
On 4th May 2017 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

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Lizz Winstead (The Daily Show, Lady Parts Justice), Vanessa Wruble (Women's March), Baratunde Thurston (How To Be Black), Dante Berry (Million Hoodies for Justice), Urban Word NYC and MORE come together to celebrate the combined forces of National Teacher Apprecation Week, Star Wars Day, and today's resistance leaders.

This event is FREE but you must RSVP via TEACHMEYOUDID.NYC

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.

Featuring: - Emcee LIZZ WINSTEAD, creator of The Daily Show and head of Lady Parts Justice League. - BARATUNDE THURSTON, comedian and activist, author of How To Be Black - JODEEN OLGUIN-TAYLER, DEMOS, Chief of Partnerships & Learning - DANTE BERRY, ED of Million Hoodies for Justice - HENRY GONZALEZ, 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 - Falu, Steven Willis & performers from Urban Word NYC

Students, age 12-22, we encourage you to bring your teacher or mentor with you to this fun celebration. When registering for the event, select "student & teacher pair."

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