Deconstructing Reconstruction: How Black Americans Fought for their rights and Citizenship [Workshop]

Open to:All teachers. 

Opportunity at a Glance: When slavery ended in 1865, a period of Reconstruction began in which Black Americans gained legal citizenship and began operating at all levels of society. Using materials from our Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow curriculum, discuss how Black Americans played a central role in advocating for their rights and pushing back against opposition to their advancement in American society. Coffee and pastries will be served. Participants will receive 3 CTLE hours. $15 per person ($10 for members) 

Key dates:Tuesday, August 20, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline:Tuesday, August 20.

Location:New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West. 


For more information: Explore the full descriptions of each workshop by visiting the workshop calendar, email Schuyler Schuler or call 212-873-3400 ext. 510.