Earth Week at The New School

Monday, April 18, 2016 at 9:00 am more dates through April 23, 2016

University Center 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

The New School demonstrates its commitment to sustainability and addressing the climate crisis through a weeklong series of programs and events in celebration of Earth Week.

Earth Week at The New School is dedicated to championing environmental justice, inspiring activism through artistic expression and design, fostering professional opportunities in environmental sectors, promoting sustainable practices, and advancing sustainability in New York City and the world.

Click on the links below for more information about each event.

Green Jobs and Social Justice: Student and Alumni Networking Event: Earth Week 2016

Tuesday, April 19th, 4pm:

This event will give New School students and alumni an opportunity to network with employers in the green jobs sector – jobs that enhance environmental sustainability, social- and economic justice.


The Irresistible Resistance

Wednesday, April 20th, 6pm: 


The New School’s Tishman Environment and Design Center celebrates the idea that artists and young people are the very heart of the struggle for resistance and resilience and that “artists make resistance irresistible.”


New School Clothing Swap

Friday, April 22nd, 1pm:

New School students combine style with social consciousness through a clothing swap. Exchanging unwanted garments instead of simply throwing them away breaks the cycle of textile waste, and creates an opportunity to learn about alternative ways to consume. All unswapped items will be delivered to GrowNYC’s Textile Recycling program.


Sustainapalooza III

Saturday, April 23rd, 10:30am:

Sustainapalooza is an annual event for New School students engaged in efforts to facilitate enhanced urban resiliency and sustainability. This year’s theme is sustainable consumption.

Sponsored by The New School’s Tishman Environment and Design Center, Student Services, and others.