This Saturday! BTU Back to School Fair
Please plan to join us from 1-4 PM this Saturday, September 23 at the BTU for our Back to School Fair! We have flyers available in six languages for posting at your school this week. We are still looking for volunteers on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 3-7 PM to get books ready for the fair. Get details and sign up to help on the BTU website.
FREE BOOKS FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS!!!
Good News in Our Schools
Sumner School: Children’s Immigration Story Project Aims to Ease Anxieties
Read more from Wicked Local Roslindale about an inspiring project spearheaded by Rachel Lerner, a social worker at the Sumner Elementary School in Roslindale.
Lee School: Volunteers Pitch in to Spruce up School
More than 150 volunteers and Celtics guard Terry Rozier worked together to transform the Joseph Lee K-8 in Dorchester this month. Read more from the Dorchester Reporter.
Upcoming BTU Events
Community Forum on Exam Schools: Thursday, September 21
Please join us this Thursday from 6:30-8 PM at the BTU for “Toward Racial Equity: Increasing Access to Boston’s Exam Schools.” Download a flyer for Thursday’s forum.
REGISTER TODAY! BTU Leadership Conference
Please register for the 2017 BTU Leaders Conference for Building Reps and member leaders! This year’s conference will take place from October 13-15. Read details and register today!
Black Caucus Meeting
Please join us tomorrow, Wednesday, September 20 at 5 PM at the BTU.
ELL Committee Meeting
Please join us Tuesday, September 26 at the BTU from 4:30-6:30 PM. RSVP with Jonathan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unafraid Educators/Immigrant Rights Meeting
Please join us on Thursday, September 28 at the BTU from 4:30-6:30 PM. RSVP with Jonathan at email@example.com.
Social Emotional Learning Committee Meeting
Please join us on Tuesday, October 3 at the BTU from 4:30-6:30 PM. RSVP with Jonathan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Restorative Justice Learning Community Circles
Are you interested in participating in The RJOC Learning Community Circles this year? We’d like to hear from you. Please select the top three Restorative Circles topics that interest you.
BTU Organizing Committees: Join us!
Read more about and sign up to be a part of BTU Organizing Committees! Join us!
A message from Brenda Chaney: BTU members are walking in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event. Yes, your donation really can help save lives!