Men of Color Lunch & Learn: An NFL Alumni, NYC Men Teach & CS4All Event

Men of Color Lunch & Learn: An NFL Alumni, NYC Men Teach & CS4All Event

Research shows that students benefit from being taught by teachers with similar life experiences who help create a positive learning environment and leave a profound impact on students’ grades and self-worth. Male students of color make up 43% of the city’s public school demographic, while only 8.3% of the entire teacher workforce is made up of Black, Latino and Asian men. Let’s change that statistic. NYC Men Teach, in collaboration with CS4All, presents the Men of Color Lunch & Learn to bring together male teachers and students of color for a day of computer science activities. Participants will hear from speakers focused on building community, introducing “Hidden Figures” in tech and increasing Black and Latinx representation in CS.

  • Date:  February 29, 2020
  • Time: 9:00am – 1:30pm (Doors open at 8:45 am)
  • Location: Microsoft, 11 Times Square, NY NY 10036

The Men of Color Lunch and Learn will feature a number of special guests, including Google’s Jason Thigpen, the Men of the NFL Alumni association, and the Magic Cool Bus’s Justin Shaifer. We encourage you to bring a fellow male teacher or students you mentor.

CTLE credits will be provided. (Register at

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