Educator Events, Family Events, Virtual Live Events

DOE Sponsored Virtual Field Trip: Saez Velez Family


When: Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET

Event Location: Zoom

Cost: FREE

Explore the role of community in creating change, through the story of the Saez-Velez family, a Puerto Rican family who lived on the Lower East Side for fifty years. Beginning with their arrival in New York in the 1950s, we’ll see how different generations of the Saez-Velez family built community at home, at school, at work, and in the neighborhood.

Recommended for ages 6 – 12; fun for parents too

When: August 11, 2020 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm ET

Where: Zoom – register HERE

While this program is free, you can donate to support future programming from the Tenement Museum here

*If you are a teacher interested in booking a private virtual field trip for your students, please email [email protected]