NEW- Tell Your Legislators to Pass the American Workforce Rescue Act
Now is the time for us to roll up our sleeves and work together to build back better. There’s no better way to start this work than by passing the $1.9 trillion rescue bill Biden proposed last week—the American Workforce Rescue Act. It’s the Biden plan to curb the coronavirus, get the country vaccinated and invest resources where they are needed most, including billions for states, schools and localities. Click here to write to your lawmakers and tell them to pass it.
NEW- Boston Partners in Education Teacher Info Session
Last week, BPIE held a virtual info session for BPS teachers and paraprofessionals. Participants heard from two partner teachers and a high school librarian as they shared their varied experiences and successes with remote academic mentors. Teachers can still submit student nominations here.
NEW- Workplace Abuse Survey
Advocates trying to pass the Dignity At Work Act are gathering data around the current climate of Massachusetts workspaces to report on trends, especially amid COVID. Please fill out this short survey.
NEW- Virtual Field Trip at the MFA: January 27
Introduce your students to the MFA exhibition, “Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation”
10 a.m. BPS ONLY Virtual Field Trip: Writing the Future- A Closer Look. REGISTER.
11 a.m. Public Virtual Field Trip: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation. Info and REGISTER. If you cannot make it to the above, there are also resources available on the exhibition site plus a curatorial introduction for educators on MFA Learning’s YouTube playlist. The BPS February Arts Challenge will also be connected to the exhibition – stay tuned!
NEW- Boston Ujima Project’s 2021 Citywide Assembly Week
Join Ujima as they work to return wealth and power to working class communities of color, and help bring another Boston to life.