If you are anywhere near a radio or a computer tomorrow, then tune in at 6:00 p.m. to WBAI's Building Bridges show. WBAI is at 99.5 FM or on the web at http://www.wbai.org. The show is hosted by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg. Tomorrow's Labor Day special runs from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
At 6:00 pm there will be a panel discussion on education that will feature Mark Torres, Brenda Walker, Clarence Taylor whose recent book is called Reds at the Blackboard, and ICE-GEM's Yelena Siwinski.
On Wednesday at 4:00 pm ICE is one of the cosponsors of a rally at Tweed (52 Chambers Street in Manhattan) supporting our colleagues who are facing layoff. Here is the media advisory.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 2, 2011
Mona Davids, New York City Parents Union,
Protest and Rally Against Egregious School Staff Layoffs
Who: Coalition of parents, teachers, labor and community leaders including the New York City Parents Union, Local 327-DC 37, United Federation of Teachers, Coalition for Public Education, Grassroots Education Movement, Class Size Matters, The Mothers' Agenda New York, NYCORE, Teachers Unite, Independent Community of Educators, New York Charter Parents Association and OurSchoolsNYC.org
When: Wednesday, September 7, 2011
What: Protest & Rally Against Egregious School Staff Layoffs
Where: New York City Department of Education, 52 Chambers Street