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Mobilization May events

There are plenty of reasons to get people moving during Mobilization May.

At 2 p.m. May 17, thousands will gather in Manhattan's City Hall Park and march to the NYC Department of Education to support and celebrate the efforts of parents, teachers and community members who have worked to preserve and protect public education. The rally, coming just one day after the 60th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on educational equity, Brown v. the Board of Education, promises to be en exciting event, with remarks by public ed advocate Diane Ravitch.

The AFT, NEA and others are organizing a national week of action May 13-17 to mark the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, including a rally on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court.

The Brentwood TA hosts a "have fun, get fit" program from 9 a.m. to noon May 17.

Saratoga Adirondack BOCES EA plans a grassroots, T-shirt solidarity event for May 20 to help GOTV.

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