Please join our BTU contingent for the March For Our Lives in Boston this Saturday. We will have members participating in the march beginning at 11 AM from Madison Park, as well as at the rally beginning at 2 PM in Boston Common on the corner of Beacon and Charles Streets. Please RSVP using this form if you would like to join us!
Poster making will take place after our membership meeting on Wednesday and from 9-10:30 AM in Madison Park’s Cardinal Hall on Saturday morning. More information can be found on our website at btu.org/marchforourlives.
BTU Events & Committee Meetings
Unafraid Educators Meeting: Today
Please join us from 4:30-6:30 PM at Fenway High School. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rally in Support of Raise Up Massachusetts: Today
Join us on today at 6 PM at the Cathedral of St. Paul (138 Tremont Street in downtown Boston) to ask our legislators to pass comprehensive Paid Family and Medical Leave and a $15 minimum wage for all workers in Massachusetts. RSVP using this form.
Inclusion Meeting: Monday, March 26
Join us from 4:30-6:30 at the BTU. To RSVP, email email@example.com.
Restorative Justice Meeting: Monday, March 26
Please join us from 4:30-6:30 PM at the BTU. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guidance Counselors Meeting: Tuesday, March 27
Please join us from 4:30-6:30 PM at BTU. Guidance Counselors deserve to have nationally recognized case load standards. We need more counselors in our schools to provide mental health services, restorative circles, and conflict resolution. RSVP with email@example.com.
BTU Women’s Rights Breakfast: Saturday, March 31
Please join the BTU’s Women’s Rights Committee for their Annual Women’s Rights Breakfast on March 31 from 9:30-11:30 AM. This year we will be honoring State Senator Patricia Jehlen and Boston City Councilor Annissa Essaibi-George. Don’t miss your chance to meet and speak with these two amazing women! Tickets are $25. Read more.
NEW — ELL/SLIFE Committee Meeting: Monday, April 2
Please join us from 4:30-6:30 PM at the BTU. RSVP by emailing Farah firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW — Statewide Para Conference: Saturday, April 7
Please join us on April 7 at the BTU for a PSRP Conference hosted by the AFT and the BTU. Join us for a day of training and a chance enjoy time with your colleagues. Read more and download the registration form.
Boston Area Educators for Social Justice Conference: Saturday, April 7
The 8th annual BESJ conference will take place on April 7. This year’s theme is “Our Stories, Our Future: The Struggle for Self-determination in Education.” Read more and register!
NEW — Ansanm Nap Avanse / Forward Together: Saturday, April 7
Join educators, parents, community members and the BTU Haitian Educators Committee for a vibrant conversation on how we can support our Haitian families in BPS. Connect with resources, know your rights and more. Read more and RSVP.
NEW — Workshop: Building and Sustaining a Movement with Popular Education
BTU members are invited to join the US-El Salvador Sister Cities Network April 6-8 for a workshop in Cambridge on how to use popular education in our work. See the flyer.
NEW — Online Resource: Youth in Front
Over 100 volunteers created this new online resource, Youth in Front, for youth and adults seeking advice about youth activism. Please take a look and share!
Testing Charade Author Speaks in Boston: March 22
Come hear Daniel Koretz, author of The Testing Charade: Pretending to Make Schools Better, on Thursday, March 22 at the Church on the Hill, 140 Bowdoin Street in Boston. Refreshments begin at 5:30, program from 6-8:30. Read more and register.