155 Varick Street
(between Spring and Vandam Streets)
Featuring: Bill Mckibben, David Johansen with Mercury Rev, Martha Wainwright, Nicole Atkins, Techung, Xylouris White, Lucy Wainwright Roche, Suzzy Roche, Rebecca Foon & Jesse Paris Smith (Pathway to Paris) & more!
Tuesday, Sept 20th @ 6:30pm
#TNRLive: Mobilizing to Defeat Climate Change
SVA’s Silas Theater
333 W 23rd St
By: New Republic
Doors open at 6:30pm; Panel at 7pm; Reception at 8:15pm
Tickets: FREE entrance; $20 VIP (including priority seating, invitation to an exclusive reception, and a 6-month subscription to the New Republic).
Here’s the link to RSVP/purchase tickets.
Writer and organizer Bill McKibben, Reverend Lennox Yearwood Jr., nationally-known environmental campaigner and President of the Hip Hop Caucus and Elizabeth Yeampierre, respected environmental justice attorney and Executive Director of UPROSE will explore the latest strategies to combat climate change in conversation with New Republic Editor Eric Bates.
Panelists: Eric Bates, Bill McKibben, Reverend Lennox Yearwood Jr.
New piece by Bill published by The New Republic
Tuesday, September 27 @5:30pm
Fellows Lecture: In the Hottest Year, the Hottest Fight
with Bill McKibbenThis free event is open to all educators (with priority given to Academy Fellows)
Hosted by The New-York Historical Society
Reception to follow with beer, wine, and artisanal cheese sandwiches
Request a seat here
The Academy for Teachers honors and supports exceptional teachers in New York. We organize Master Classes and other events that bring teachers together with prominent experts in all subject areas. Those who have taken part include Stephen Sondheim, Gloria Steinem, Billy Collins, David McCullough, Alan Alda, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Nobel laureates, Pulitzer Prize-winners, leading academics, and others.