Monday, January 11, 2010

Some Important City-Wide Events in January: Part 1


Sisters and Brothers,


The following are just some of the city-wide events that are taking place this month. Part 2 will will give us some of the local organizing events that need our support. Please attend the following citywide events:


1. Emergency Citywide Parent Conference on School Closings
Normal Siegel, Civil Rights Attorney, Guest Panelist
Saturday January 16, 2010
9:30am-1:00pm
The School of the Future
127 East 22 Street, 
Manhattan, NY 
Directions: 6 Train to 23 Street
Contact: Leonie Haimson, Class Size Matters, 
at (212) 674-7320 or classsizematters@gmail.com


2. General Membership Meeting of 
The Coalition for Public Education/Coalicion por la Educacion Publica
Tuesday January 19, 2010
6:00pm-8:00pm
District Council 37
125 Barclay Street (Murray Street Entrance)
Room 9
Manhattan, NY
Directions: 1,2,3, A, C Trains to Chambers Street
Contact: Mark A. Torres at (646) 696-8485 or harlem120@msn.com


3. Citywide Rally to
Stop School Closings
Thursday January 21, 2010
4:00pm-6:30pm
In Front of Bloomberg's Home
17 East 79 Street
(Between 5th and Madison Avenues)
Manhattan, NY
Directions: 6 Train to 77th Street
Contact: gemnyc@gmail.com or (718) 601-4901


4. Mass Rally and Protest at the Panel for Educational Policy(PEP) Meeting
Stop School Closings
Tuesday January 26, 2010
Start signing in to speak at 5:30pm
29 Ft. Greene Place
Brooklyn, NY  11217
Directions: B,M,Q,R to Dekalb Avenue; C to Lafayette Avenue; 
G to Fulton Street; or 2,3,4,5 to Nevins Street
Contact: Mark A. Torres at (646) 696-8485 or harlem120@msn.com

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