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Scientists, Students, and Scholars Organize “March for Science New York City”—Sat., April 14


Hundreds of scientists, researchers, and students from around the New York City area will gather in Washington Square Park on April 14 for a rally and teach-in in support of science and evidence-based public policy before marching to City Hall park.

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Scientists, researchers, and students from around the New York City area will gather in Washington Square Park on April 14 for a rally and teach-in in support of science and evidence-based public policy before marching to City Hall park.

Second-Annual Rally and Teach-In on Science-Based Policy Making to Be Followed by March from Washington Square Park to City Hall

WHAT:         
At a time when scientific evidence is being dismissed and ignored, hundreds of scientists, researchers, and students from around the New York City area will gather in Washington Square Park for a rally and teach-in in support of science and evidence-based public policy before marching to City Hall park.
The March for Science New York City is being organized by NYU faculty, students, and staff, and being sponsored by NYU and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The March for Science New York City is one of 175 satellites of the March for Science, which will take place in Washington, D.C.

WHO:
Key participants in the rally, teach-in, and march include:
Andrew Hamilton, President, New York University
Yasmin Hurd, Ward-Coleman Chair of Translational Neuroscience and the Director of the Addiction Institute at Mount Sinai
Paul Gallay, Executive Director, Riverkeeper
Susan Perkins, Professor and Curator, the American Museum of Natural History

WHEN:         
Sat., April 14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

WHERE:        
Rally and Teach-in – Washington Square Park, 9 a.m.-noon
March – Starts at Washington Square Park and proceeds south along Broadway to the City Hall area, noon-1 p.m.