TODAY — SELWell Committees Meeting
Our SELWell Committees (Restorative Justice, School Counselors, SEL) will meet at theBTU from 4:30-6:30 PM. Light dinner will be provided. To RSVP, please contact Natalia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TOMORROW — Membership Meeting
Please join us at the BTU beginning at 4:30. Request childcare if you need it!
NEW — Black Caucus Meeting: April 11
The Black Caucus will meet Thursday at the Mattapan Library on Blue Hill Avenue from 5-7 PM. All are welcome!
Haitian Educators Committee Meeting: April 23
The meeting will take place from 4:30-6:30 PM. Light dinner will be provided. Email Natalia at email@example.com for more information and to RSVP.
Unafraid Educators Week of Action: April 29-May 3
Attend the Week of Action Prep Day on Thursday from 4:30-6:30 PM at the O’Bryant. Donate to the Unafraid Scholarship. If you know undocumented BPS grads attending college next year, please point them to bit.ly/unafraidscholarship by June 1. Email Georgia at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to join the listserv!
NEW — Submit your Curriculum Resources for Ethnic Studies Archive
We are gathering Ethnic Studies lessons, unit plans, student work, and curriculum from teachers across BPS. If you have curriculum that you have created/modified from existing resources, please submit! If you know of existing curriculum that might fall within the purview of ethnic studies, please feel free to link to that. Please submit by May 4!
April 11: State House Hearing on the Legislative Fair Share Amendment: Join us at 10:30 AM at the Gardner Auditorium in the State House to demonstrate the collective strength and support behind the Fair Share Amendment! Please RSVP.
March on the State House for Full Education Funding on May 16!
Students, parents, educators and public education defenders will march on the State House on May 16 to demand action on the Promise Act and Cherish Act to Fund Our Future. Join us at the State House at 2 PM to meet with lawmakers and make our presence known in the building, then rally at 5 PM with public education supporters. Now is the time to pass the Promise and Cherish Acts! See the flyer, and RSVP and share the Facebook event!
NEW — Puerto Rico, Debt & Education
You are invited to this free event on April 23 from 5:30-7 PM at Science Center Hall D, Harvard campus which will bring visibility to the Puerto Rican debt crisis, in particular how it is affecting education systems. The panel conversation will feature legendary black Puerto Rican organizer, scholar, and political commentator Rosa Clemente and others. RSVP on the Facebook event.
NEW — International Workers Day March: May 1
Join the May 1 Coalition in their march from Everett and Chelsea, followed by a rally at Liberty Plaza in East Boston at 5:30 PM. Organizers call to stop collusion with ICE, end wage theft and worker abuse, protect worker safety, and protect public education. Read more.
NEW — YouthCAN Summit: May 4
Calling all youth grades 6-12: you are invited to the 13th annual Youth Summit on Climate and Sustainability at MIT on Saturday, May 4! Join us for a free day of speakers, workshops, entertainment and activities including face painting, bike powered smoothies, a green band and more. Breakfast and lunch provided. Register online.