Big Night Out!, Manhattan Country School’s annual spring benefit to support sliding-scale tuition is Saturday, April 29. This year’s event celebrates our 50th anniversary and features the Living the Dream Mentor Award ceremony, dinner, dancing and an online auction. Revenue from Big Night Out! helps MCS raise the more than $1.5 million needed to sustain our sliding-scale tuition program each year.
2017 Living the Dream Mentor Award Honoree
Each year, MCS honors excellence and leadership in progressive education, arts and sciences, social and environmental justice and community activism with its Living the Dream Mentor Award.
This year, we honor Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of Between the World and Me and national correspondent for The Atlantic. Ta-Nehisi is someone who exemplifies MCS’ vision and mission through his personal writing and journalistic reporting on race and inequity in America.