FYI recently teachers from across the US marched on the national capital to protest cutbacks in funding of public the privatization of public education. Hear a report back from a participant in this protest.
Saturday, August 20, 7:00pm
Women's Rights Day forum: Reportback from the national Save Our Schools conference and march The Fight to Save Public Education
The Fight to Save Public Education
On July 30, thousands of teachers, students, parents, and community activists mobilized in Washington, D.C. to launch a battle to win quality education for all. Participants called for a mass movement for equitable public school funding and an end to high-stakes testing and corporate control of curriculum. Hear about this history-making mobilization and how you can get involved in ongoing defense of public schools.
Laura Mannen, Bilingual elementary school teacher, feminist and a leader of fight against school cutbacks and closures in the Forest Grove School District
Steve Hoffman, Washington Federation of State Employees Local 304 delegate to the King County Labor Council, shop steward at North Seattle Community College
Savory Summer Buffet, 6:00pm
Dinner donation $8.50 (vegetarian option available) w Door donation $2
Bread and Roses Center
6834 NE Glisan St.,
8 blocks east of the NE 60th Ave. Max Station; Tri-Met bus line #19.
Sponsored by: Radical Women & Freedom Socialist Party.
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