NEW — Marvin (Marty) Mitchell’s Retirement Part: May 31
Congratulations to Marty on his retirement! Join the Manning Elementary School on May 31 from 5:00-9:00pm at Bella Luna in Jamaica Plain. Tickets are $55 for hors d’oeuvres, dessert, and a gift. Please RSVP by Friday to Cheryl at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW — Massachusetts Troublemakers School: June 1
Troublemakers are planning a day of skill-building workshops, education, and strategy discussions to put some movement back in the labor movement. This school, held at Worcester State, will be a great opportunity for union members, stewards, and activists to share strategies and build the solidarity required in these tough times. BTU members interested should please email email@example.com.
NEW — Thinking Through Art
Thinking Through Art is a yearlong graduate-level course on teaching and learning through visual art for Boston Public School teachers. Participants learn an innovative, rigorous discussion method called Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) to integrate group discussion and reflective practice in their classroom. Apply for the Summer Institute and learn more.
Stacey Isles-Brako’s and Jeanne Foster’s Retirement Party: June 14
Please join the Philbrick and Mozart communities at 7:00pm at Venezia in Dorchester. The cost is $65.00. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets.
NEW — Gwen Regnier’s Retirement Party: June 17
Please join friends and colleagues to celebrate Gwen’s many years of hard work and deciation. Dinner at The Common Market in Quincy, as well as gifts, are included in the price of $45. Please contact Silvia Gonzalez-Powers at email@example.com to RSVP by June 3.
NEW — WILD Summer Institute: June 21-23
The Women’s Institute for Leadership Development will hold its 33rd Annual Summer Institute, at Worcester State. WILD is an inspirational program that providers women the leadership vision, confidence, and skills to be more effective organizers in the Massachusetts labor movement and community organizations. Tuition is $250 for room, board, and materials. Limited financial assistance and child care are available.
NEW — Teacher Appreciation Song
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, enjoy “My Teacher”, a song expressing gratitude to teachers everywhere, written and performed by Boston-based artist Monet Ledbetter-Glaude.