On National Gun Violence Awareness Day, June 1, Americans across the country will be wearing orange.
Issue Rallies and Events
In the wake of walk-outs and rallies, both massive and modest, across the nation in recent weeks, public education activists are making a point of continuing the conversation about the tragic lack of investment in our public schools during National Teacher Appreciation Week. It’s nowhere more evident than on social media, where educators and fellow … Continued
In Texas, educators joined the summer of protest sparked by the introduction and passage of Senate Bill 4 – which at its core is a racial profiling law meant to strike fear into communities of color across Texas.
Take Action › Don’t miss critical education, legislative and political news you can only get with EdVotes. Click here › by Brian Washington Several thousands of educators, parents, and activists came to the nation’s capital to show support for public education. The “March for Public Education” took place on the National Mall over the weekend. … Continued
Activists stage rally, march to shine light on ALEC’s secret dealings with politicians.
More than a thousand activists rallied at the Texas State Capitol to deliver a powerful message to the Texas State Legislature and Governor—SB4 is a racist law and we will not stop fighting until it is overturned.
Educators, activists and community leaders rallied in state capitols, marched in the streets and took action in their communities to call out the danger of divesting from our communities to build walls and perpetuate fear.
Thousands of people are planning to take action on May 1st to show communities united against hate and bias and ready to stand up to ensure there are resources and opportunities for all students.
An educator’s tips for activism that really work.
by Félix Pérez UPDATE: This afternoon (Thursday, 2/16) Iowa’s Republican Senate and House majority sided with the deep-pocketed Koch brothers and ALEC, voting to pass a bill that strips educators, nurses, firefighters and other public service workers of their right to negotiate collectively for better learning environments for students, better working conditions and the ability … Continued