Crossing Broadway: Washington Heights and the Promise of New York City by Robert W. Snyder, is a book about the civic and social history of Washington Heights from the 1930s to (nearly) the present. In a chapter that begins at the dawn of integration, he examines pivotal moments in the histories of George Washington High School, PS 187, and the community school board to explore the triumphs.and challenges that activists, principals, teachers, and students have confronted in our neighborhood’s schools. On February 19 at Word Up, Robert will read a short excerpt from his book and then open up a discussion about education uptown in the form of a story circle. Bring and share your own stories about going to school in Washington Heights at Word Up.
FACE OUT: Crossing Broadway by Robert W. Snyder
Thursday, February 19, 2015 7-9 PM
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria.2113 Amsterdam ave, (at 165 st)