Commemorative Week of Action
March 9-14, 2020
Fifty years ago, in March 1970, U-M held the nation’s first “Environmental Teach-In.” The five-day event served as a model for the first Earth Day celebrations held nationwide. Earth Day at 50, our year-long commemoration of that event, will come to a crescendo this week as we feature a wide range of events, teach-ins and activities across campus and at various Ann Arbor venues.
Teach-Ins for the Environment
Capturing the spirit of the first teach-ins in 1970, the 2020 Teach-ins for the Environment are aimed at tackling the biggest challenges of our time. They are practical, participatory and oriented toward action. All teach-ins are free and open to the public.