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Photo by Kasia Broussalian/The New School.
Photo by Kasia Broussalian/The New School.

Climate Action Week Kicks Off at The New School This Week

Tens of thousands of activists will take to the streets of New York City for the Peoples Climate March this weekend, and The New School community will be with them every step of the way.

The New School will demonstrate its solidarity with activists both on and off campus, tackling climate change in a weeklong series of events that culminates with the Peoples Climate March, of which the university is an official leader and endorser, on September 21.

Climate Action Week at The New School features talks, workshops, demonstrations and performances September 16-24. See the full slate of events:

Tour of University Center Sustainability Features – Tuesday, September 16, 3:00-4:00 p.m., University Center 63 Fifth Avenue

Thinking Inside Out: How Cities Contribute to Solving Global Problems – Tuesday, September 16, 2:00-5:00 p.m., The Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street

Reporting on Climate Change: A Workshop for Journalists – Tuesday, September 16, 6:00-9:00 p.m., Klein Conference Room, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street, Room A510

350.org Climate Ambassadors Symposium – Tuesday, September, 7:00 p.m., The Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street

Building Product Ecosystems: Launching a Framework for Progress – Wednesday, September 17, 6:00-8:30 p.m., John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue

Naomi Klein: This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate – Thursday, September 18, 6:00 p.m., John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue, SOLD OUT

New School Pop Up Awareness Kiosk Workshops – Friday, September 19, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Union Square Green Market

“Disruption” Encore Screening – Friday, September 19, 8:00-10:00 p.m., The Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street

The New School for Public Engagement Volunteer Weekend: Lead, Connect, Change – Friday, September 19 and Saturday, September 20, dates and times vary, open to NSPE community only

Climate Action Rally – September 20, 12:30-7:00 p.m., The Courtyard at 66 West 12th Street and Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall

The Carbon Foodprint: How the New School is Reducing its Impact – September 20, 1:00-3:00 p.m., Lang Cafe, Eugene Lang College, 65 West 11th Street

“Urban Farmers” Documentary Screening and Discussion – September 20, 2:00-4:00 p.m., Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street, Room 510

Rally Address from Dean Michelle DePass with Bill McKibben and Chip Giller – Saturday, September 20, 4:00-5:00 p.m., The Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street

#FRACK OFF: Indigenous Women Leading Media Campaigns to Defend our Climate –Saturday, September 20, 5:00-7:00 p.m., The Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street

The New School Marches at the People’s Climate March – Sunday, September 21, 9:30 a.m., meet at 10 Lincoln Center Plaza

People’s Climate Justice Summit Livestream and Workshops — Monday, September 22, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., The Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street

Making Cities3: Innovation, Incubation, Inclusion Conference – Monday, September 22, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th Street, Room I202

Co2lonialism and Climate Justice: An Indigenous Worldview – Monday, September 22, 6:00-7:30 p.m., The Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street

People’s Climate Justice Summit Livestream and Workshops – Tuesday, September 23, 10:00 am-4:00 p.m., Panels will be held at John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue; Livestream at The Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street

Making Cities3: Innovation, Incubation, Inclusion Dean’s Panel – Wednesday, September 24, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th Street

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