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Bronx School Justice Community Forum!

Date: 
Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 10:30am - 2:00pm
Location: 
New Settlement Community Center;1501 Jerome Avenue (bet. Goble Pl & W 172nd St); Bronx NY 10452

Are you concerned about school discipline policies and practices? Passionate about finding restorative solutions? Interested to hear about what parents and students are doing to bring about change? Come to the Bronx School Justice Report Back – a fascinating look at how parents, students, and community allies frustrated by the high rates of school arrests, suspensions and summonses in the Bronx successfully petitioned the NYC Department of Education and NYPD School Safety Division to begin making drastic reductions in school policing in the Bronx.

Defend Harlem's Public Schools Organizing Meeting.

Date: 
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Freedom Hall, Harlem
Contact: 

Emily Woo Yamasaki - 212-222-0633

Bring your energy and ideas to a discussion of how to mobilize a fight against the charter school takeover of public schools and housing projects in Central Harlem. Also featuring a report-back from the 50th Anniversary March on Washington held on August 24.

Admission free. Meeting 7:30pm. Home-style dinner served at 7:00pm for $10.00 donation. Open to all genders. Children welcome.

Freedom Hall, 113 W. 128th St., Harlem.
Between Malcolm X Blvd. /Lenox Ave. and 7th Ave.
Subways #2 or 3 to 125th St.
Air conditioned. Wheelchair accessible.

Hosted by Radical Women.

Film Showing -- GO PUBLIC: A Day in the Life of an American School District

Date: 
Friday, August 30, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
Freedom Hall
Contact: 

Elias Holtz 212-222-0633

A select screening of shorts that each profile one day in the life of a person at a public school. The stories of students, teachers, parents, and workers show the human side of a system under attack. Activist led discussion after the film.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/487984031290598

Film shown at Freedom Hall, 113 West 128th Street (between Malcolm X/Lenox & 7th Ave. Subways 2 & 3 to 125th St.). Door donation $5. Snacks available at 7pm. For info, call (212) 222-0633 or email fsp@nyct.net.

No Human Being is Illegal: Transforming New York City Schools into Supportive Spaces for Undocumented Youth

Date: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
Manhattan High School, 317 West 52nd St, NYC

Event Details

The New York Collective of Radical Educators is pleased to offer an opportunity for teachers to build community and develop as activists. Educators will participate in Inquiry to Action Groups linking social justice issues with classroom practice. Small groups will meet weekly (for a total of six, two-hour sessions plus a kick-off and possible conference workshop) between January and March to share experiences, respond to readings, exchange ideas and develop action plans.

School Food Network Meeting

Date: 
Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 10:30am - 1:00pm
Location: 
Ghana Wesley Church, 91 Richmond Street, Brooklyn, NY
Contact: 

Brooklyn Food Coalition (347) 921-3918 or Cypress Hills Advocates For Education (718) 647-8100

School Food Network Meeting
Saturday, Feb. 2, 10:30 AM-1:00 PM
Ghana Wesley Church, 91 Richmond Street btwn Etna Street & Ridgewood Avenue

On February 2nd, from 10:30 AM-1 PM, we will be hosting a School Food Network Meeting co-sponsored by Cypress Hills Advocates For Education. We welcome parents, teachers, and community members to attend and learn more about what we can do together to improve school food.

Free child care & refreshments provided!

For more information contact
Brooklyn Food Coalition (347) 921-3918 or
Cypress Hills Advocates For Education (718) 647-8100

Baltimore Filipina teachers: film

Date: 
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - 7:30pm
Location: 
The Brecht Forum 451 West St. btw Bank St. & Bethune St.
Contact: 

212) 242-4201 brechtforum at brechtforum.org http://brechtforum.org http://brechtforum.org/DIRECTIONS

Wednesday August 22, 2012 at 7:30 PM
Film Screening and Discussion
Filipinas for Rights and Equality
Fire'd Up Wednesdays
The Learning
Ramona S Diaz | 86 minutes | 2011 |USA
In the new documentary, "The Learning," filmmaker Ramona Diaz follows four Filipina women facing their first year as teachers in Baltimore's public schools. This excerpt is part of The Economist Film Project, a series of independently produced films aired in partnership between The Economist and the NewsHour.

Precious Knowledge Film Screening

Date: 
Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 4:00pm
Location: 
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard (betw 135th & 136th St)
Contact: 

This is a film that chronicles the modern day Civil Rights struggle for ethnic studies in Tucson, Arizona. The film, which follows students and teachers in the Mexican-American Studies Program at Tucson High School, is a rallying call to everyone who cares about social justice in education for all. There will be a post-screening discussion with one of the film’s central teachers, Curtis Acosta.

NY Students Rising - Potluck/Meeting

Date: 
Sunday, August 21, 2011 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
16 Beaver St. (4th Floor)

Bring Food, and Drink!

*6:30p* -
--Discuss Fund-raising Party on 9/9.
--Outreach Strategy.
--Actions Leading up to the Oct. 5th State-wide Walk-out.
--Student Contingent for Sept. 17th Wall St. Action.
--Anti-Austerity Speaking Tour

*8:30p* -
--Time to Dance! - Practice the MJ Thriller Dance!

*9:00p* -
--New York Students Rising State-wide Conference Call.

For Directions:
(http://www.16beavergroup.org/about/index.php#directions)

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http://nystudentsrising.org/
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Radical Women Organizing Meeting - All out to save public education!

Date: 
Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Freedom Hall
Contact: 

Emily Woo Yamasaki - 212-222-0633

What's the best way to fight for quality education and social justice for our schools and the communities they serve? Come hear how teachers unions, with a militant rank-and-file of women and people of color, are fighting for solutions. Bring your ideas and sign-making creativity to help plan and prepare for the July National March on Washington to Save Our Schools (details below).

Radical Educators Meetup

Date: 
Sunday, January 9, 2011 - 12:30pm
Location: 
Bluestockings Bookstore, 172 Allen St. nr. Stanton St., 1 block south of E. Houston & 1st Ave.: F train to Lower East Side-2nd Av.; J, M to Essex St. (at Delancey); B, D to Grand St.; N, R to Prince St. (at Broadway); #6 to Spring St. (at Lafayette)

Sunday, January 9th @ 12:30PM - Free
Radical Educators Meetup
Join a group of educators engaged in inquiry of critical texts for a
meetup and collaborative discussion of pedagogical values and
practices. This month well discuss We Make the Road by Walking:
Conversations on Education and Social Change by Myles Horton and
Paulo Freire. Please contact stina@riseup.net for more information.

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