Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Speak Out Against

Possible Mid-Year State Education Cuts

11:00 am

On the Steps of City Hall - New York City

Parents and Community Leaders Highlight Evidence that “Money Makes a Difference” in Improving Our Schools

They will be joined by legislators in speaking out against possible mid-year state education budget cuts. Speakers include:

  • Michael Mulgrew, President, United Federation of Teachers
  • Billy Easton, Executive Director, Alliance for Quality Education
  • Geri Palast, Executive Director, Campaign for Fiscal Equity
  • Council Member Robert Jackson, Chair, NYC Council Education Committee
  • Representative, SEIU 32BJ
  • Esperanza Vasquez, Parent Leader, New Settlement Apartments and Coalition for Educational Justice
  • Kevin Kang, Youth Program Coordinator, YKASEC: Empowering the Korean Community
  • Leticia Alanis, Executive Director, La Union
  • Teofilo Manon, Parent Leader, Make the Road New York