UPDATE AS OF JANUARY 21ST, 2013: FINAL SCHEDULE IS NOW AVAILABLE HERE http://unitedoptout.com/the-official-schedule-for-occupy-doe-2-0-the-battle-for-public-schools/
This week please share this brief update on Occupy DOE 2.0, The Battle for Public Schools, April 4-7, 2013. We return to DC this year and will occupy the Dept. of Ed. for four days. Our schedule is filling quickly. Here is a sneak peek of what we currently have confirmed, followed by information on hotels, free sleeping arrangements and a few additional details . Please click on each name to learn more – we will have a full schedule soon which will include a full bio on each group or individual! Please leave a comment if you plan to attend and also rvsp here: https://www.facebook.com/events/298659770235984/?context=create
Can’t Be Neutral with Barbara Madeloni
Susan Horton Polos (more info. to follow. Susan is a librarian in NY)
New York Principals including Jean Schutt McTavish, principal, & Susan Schutt, assistant principal, and more (still waiting for 100% confirmation)
Faya Ora Rose Touré Sanders
Yinzercation with Jessie Ramey
United Opt Out National Administrators will be staying at the Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol, which is in close proximity to the Dept. of Ed. If you need roommates please post requests on our FB group page and our Occupy DOE in DC page.
Free sleeping is available at St. Stephen beginning the evening of April 3rd for those arriving the night before, as well as through Sunday morning, April 7th. Please read for more information: http://www.saintstephensdc.org/Sleeping_Info.html
We have been asked – will there be a march to the White House again? Yes!
And who are we? Find out more about us here: http://unitedoptout.com/about/
Our goal this year is to share successful actions that we can take back to our communities and implement immediately to fight corporate education reform.
Also, please know that there is always an opportunity for mic check – your voice will be heard!
See you in D.C.,
United Opt Out National Administrators