the Arts to present a launch event featuring artists, educators, policy makers and students.
This afternoon of performance, a panel discussion and keynote address celebrates the transformative power of the arts and sparks a conversation between artists, educators, arts administrators and elected officials across the country.
Robert L. Lynch, Americans for the Arts’ President and CEO (keynote and panel moderator)
Henry Timms, 92Y Executive Director
Coco Killingsworth, Vice President of Education and Community Engagement at Brooklyn Academy of Music
Kevin Coval, Poet, activist and educator
Jecorey “1200” Arthur, Hip-hop artist & educator
Rebecca Dhala, 92Y Teen Producer alumna and recent high school graduate
Paul King, Executive Director of NYC Department of Education's Office of Arts & Special Projects
Additional presenters to be announced
With a 9/11 Tribute Performance:
Erin Wong, cello
Carl Belizaire, flex dancer
Featuring original choreography set to
J.S. Bach’s Cello Suite No.1 in G major, BWV 1007: Prelude