Public Engagement

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Earth Week: Going Beyond "Green"

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, I-202 55 West 13th Street, Room I-202, New York, NY 10011

Join the Tishman Environment and Design Center for an interactive showcase of community-based participatory research led by New School faculty and students addressing the impacts of climate change and other environmental threats to community well-being and social justice. Faculty grant winners and student scholars will share their Tishman Center-funded research that applies policy, design, and social justice to address current and future environmental issues generated by the ever-increasing impacts of climate change. This day-long festival will highlight the work of faculty and students from across the university, as well as their community partners.

Event schedule:

10:00am - 11:00pm

Wendy Popp 

"Beyond the Polar Bear: Alternative Visuals for Communicating about Climate Change"


11:15pm - 12:00pm

Fabio Parasecoli Rachel Knopf with NY Food Bank

"Urban Food Security in Context"


12:15pm - 1:45pm (Group Panel)

Stephen Metts 

"Environment and technology: Mobilizing Maps for Sustainable Communities," 

Barent Roth


Mehdi Salehi 

"Drones for Refugees"


2:00pm - 2:45pm

Ivan Ramirez with El Puente Leaders for Peace & Justice

"Addressing Environmental Health Risks through Community Action Research and Local Knowledge"


3:00pm - 4:30pm (Student Scholar Research Panel)

Corey ChaoMarriele Robinson, & LaChaun Moore


5:00pm - 6:00pm

Tanya Kalmanovitch 

"Tar Sands Song Book" Lecture-performance with readings from the work-in-progress



Please be sure to register via the Eventbrite link above.

This event is part of Earth Week at The New School, sponsored by the Tishman Environment and Design Center

Recent Activity

Getting Here

Detailed Directions

By Train:
The 4, 5, 6, N, R, Q and L to 14th St./Union Square.
The A, C and E to 14th St. and 8th Ave.
The 1, 2 and 3 to 14th St. and 7th Ave.
The The F and M to 14th St. and 6th Ave.
PATH train to 14th St. and 6th Ave.

Event Registration Required

This event requires registration.