Queens (Districts 30, 24) Thursday, May 15th 4:30pm Studio Square 35-33 36th St. (QNS) RSVP on Facebook
South Bronx Friday, May 16 4:15-6:30pm Wish 37 37 Bruckner Blvd. (BX)
Inwood/West Bronx Friday, May 16 4:00-6:00pm Inwood Local 4957 Broadway (b/w 207th St. and Isham)
Bay Ridge (Districts 20, 21, 22) Friday, May 16 3:30-6:30pm Harp Bar 7710 3rd Ave. (BK) RSVP on Facebook
Park Slope and Sunset Park (District 15) Friday, May 23 4:00-6:00pm Freddys Bar and Backroom 627 5th Ave. (BK) RSVP on Facebook
Lower Manhattan (Districts 1, 2) *Book reading, signing, and discussion of Dante's Inferno: Ten Years in the New York Public School Gulag Wednesday, May 14 6:30-8:30pm Nuyorican Poets Cafe 236 E. 3rd St. (Man) RSVP on Facebook
On Saturday, May 17th at 2:00 pm, thousands will join Diane Ravitch, Carol Burris, Leonie Haimson, Brian Jones to fight to preserve and protect public education. Save Our Schools is proud to partner with MORE, NYSAPE, BATs, CTS, and other advocacy groups in calling for community activists, parents, educators, and lawmakers to join together and march in support of a developmentally appropriate and equitably funded public education free from the influence of corporate reform and high stakes testing.
PRE- AND POST-RALLY ACTIVITIES:
Pre-Rally Brunch and Sign-Making Party Saturday, May 17 10:00am-12:00pm Megan Moskop's house in Upper Manhattan (near City College) Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP and get address
Post-Rally Happy Hour Saturday, May 17 4:00-7:00pm (near City Hall Park) Educators and concerned citizens! Come relax after the big rally, meet and chat with other activists, and check out Jacobin Magazine's new Class Action: An Activist Teacher's Handbook. RSVP on Facebook
Copies of the handbook will be available- we recommend using them as an organizing tool.