Founders Luncheon: Honoring our Community

The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers; 12-2:30pm

Gather with host Willie Geist and the Harbor Community to hear keynote speaker The Honorable Mark H. Buzby, Maritime Administrator, and celebrate the following Founding Partners:

NEW VISIONS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Jennie Soler-McIntosh

NYC DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Chancellor Richard A. Carranza

SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSUEM
Peter Neill

UNITED FEDERATION OF TEACHERS
Michael Mulgrew

THE URBAN ASSEMBLY
Richard Kahan

WATERKEEPER ALLIANCE
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. 

 

During the Luncheon, hear ‘What’s Next?’ with a very special
BOP Talk: Education through Restoration
led by Saskia Levy Thompson of Carnegie Corporation of NY
with panelists including: 

Robin Bramwell-Stewart, Port Authority of NY & NJ
Carleen Lyden-Walker, NAMEPA
Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Ocean Collectiv
Tanasia Swift, Billion Oyster Project (Harbor School Alum)

 

 

New York Harbor Scenic Boat Ride

 

NY Harbor; 2:45-3:45pm

Join Harbor School and Billion Oyster Project Co-Founder Murray Fisher and Billion Oyster Project Co-Founder and Executive Director
Pete Malinowski for a scenic boat ride enjoying the beautiful sites our city has to offer; and get an in depth look at the work Harbor School and Billion Oyster Project is doing to make our city even better! 

 
 

Harbor Open House

Harbor School, Governors Island; 4-5:15pm

Get a look inside one of New York City's most vibrant educational institutions and talk with Harbor School students
themselves about a typical day in the life at Harbor,
plus take part in the official dedication of the Founders' Wall.

 
 

#HarborUp Party

Island Oyster on Governors Island;
5:30 - 8:30pm

End the day of festivities surrounded by the
Harbor Community at-large while overlooking the Manhattan skyline
at the beautiful Island Oyster on Governors Island.
 
Listen to live music, delight in oysters from oyster farms all over the country at the 'Billion Oyster Bar', and enjoy lite bites and cocktails
-- a great way to cap off the days celebrations!   

 

 

Special thank you to our
#HarborUp Food & Beverage Partners!