Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Empower DC DCPS Budget Training and Grassroots Voices Listening Project

Empower DC's DCPS Budget Training and Grassroots Voices Listening Project with the Washington Teachers' Union takes place Saturday, February 1 from Noon - 3:00 pm at Watha T. Daniel (Shaw) Library (1630 7th St NW).   Contact Daniel with questions or to RSVP for childcare; 234-9119 or via email.

According to the event notice,

The first half of the meeting we will be joined by Soumya Bhat of the DC Fiscal Policy Institute who will share info on what to expect during the upcoming DCPS (DC Public Schools) budget season, including tips for advocacy. The second half of the meeting will be the first installment of our -- done in conjunction with the Washington Teachers' Union -- listening circles to document the impact of education policy on families and communities. If you have been impacted by top-down education reform, please join us. Your story will be recorded and included in a national report.

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