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Monday, May 2 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Empowering our Audience: Parents Serving Parents in District 4 at El Museo del Barrio

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How can we empower our audiences to take ownership of the learning opportunities available at museums? Through exploring El Museo del Barrio’s Family Learning Program, a collaboration between the District 4 School Board, parents themselves, and El Museo, this session will ignite discussion about visitor empowerment and engaging families to share their expertise in the development of educational resources. In hearing the perspectives and outcomes of each major player, participants will begin to find instances of democratic thinking and learning among intersecting audiences in their own institutions.


Yaniferz Cantor

Yaniferz Cantor is the Parent Coordinator at PS 72 The Lexington Academy.

Nancy Pereira

Nancy Pereira is the District 4 Family Advocate.

Samantha Schott

Samantha Schott is the Access & Education Programs Coordinator at El Museo del Barrio. Since getting her B.A. in Sociology at McGill University, she has taught classes on art, activism, and community engagement, and manages the school and community partnerships as well as El Museo’s... Read More →

Monday May 2, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
North Parlor 225 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016

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