Facing History, Schomburg Center Commemorate Emancipation Proclamation
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City will feature Facing History and Ourselves teaching strategies and resources at an upcoming workshop, held as part of its robust winter public programming. “Teaching Emancipation: Chancellor’s Day teachers Seminar” is a professional development opportunity for educators looking to incorporate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation into their classrooms. The workshop, featured recently in the New York CaribNews, will highlight the curriculum guide, The First Step to Freedom: Abraham Lincoln’s Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, created in partnership with Facing History. Dr. Yohuru Williams of Fairfield University will deliver the keynote address. Registration for the workshop, held on January 28, is required.
Read “Schomburg Center Presents Public Programs Series Through March” in the New York CaribNews.
Download a free copy of The First Step to Freedom: Abraham Lincoln’s Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation to use in your classroom today.
Learn more about Facing History’s work in New York.