Events

This calendar lists upcoming events for the Caucus of Working Educators and the PFT. Please scroll down to find out details and sign-up for upcoming Caucus events!

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  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 04:30 PM
    Mr. Wish South Philly (11th and Washington)

    Immigration Justice Committee Meeting

    First monthly meeting of the 2017-18 school year of WE's Immigration Justice Committee. 

    Join educators, parents, immigration organizers, and allies to discuss how we can support immigration students in our schools and city. All are welcome- please invite a friend or coworker to come along too!

    At this meeting we will be discussing:
    -Reflection on the citywide SDP Immigration Trainings (which we successfully campaigned for in the Spring!) and follow-up/next steps.
    -How to respond to Trump's DACA Repeal (see our committee's response blog post here: http://www.workingeducators.org/educators_respond_to_daca_repeal)
    -How can educators and schools better support and stand in solidarity with the work of immigration justice groups in the city?

    Street parking and only 3 blocks from Ellsworth/Federal Stop on the Broad Street Line. Feel free to come late if you can't make it until after 5! 

    Please email contact@workingeducators.org with any questions.

     

    For more info, please see: https://www.facebook.com/events/187315465145295/

  • Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    Paul Robeson House (4951 Walnut St)

    Conversation for People of Color in Education

    Join this networking event to connect with other educators of color, and gather resources for your school.
    Featuring:
    Dr. Camika Royal
    Assistant Professor Of Urban Education and Co-Director of the Center for Urban Education
    Loyola University Maryland
    Light refreshments and drinks will be served. Free event

    For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/698672453662125

  • Monday, October 02, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    UPenn LGBT Center (3907 Spruce Street)

    LGBTQ Organizing Meeting

    Are you interested in creating safe and empowering schools for LGBTQ people?

    Join a group of folks who are interested in building schools to to better serve queer students, teachers, and families!

    All are welcome, but the voices of LGBTQ members will be prioritized. 

    If you have any questions, contact Maddie Luebbert at 267-255-6639 or maddie.luebbert@gmail.com

    For more info, please see: https://www.facebook.com/events/241253066400098

  • Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 01:00 PM
    William Way LGBTQ Community Center (1315 Spruce St)

    WE Listen, You Prosper: Financial Workshop for Educators

    WE is proud to present it's first ever financial planning workshop. Are you spending your money wisely? Are you spending it ethically? Are you making decisions with your money that are good for your future AND your community? 

    Come learn about opportunities for Philadelphia teachers to purchase houses through the government for little cost. Hear the truth about how the mortgage industry works from a former insider. Learn how to stretch your hard-earned dollars from a financial planner and educator. Hear from experts in socially responsible investing about the latest trends in this exciting marketplace! And get ready for the incredible story of a financial whistleblower who shone a light on the dangers of fast trading. 

    And to make it better, bring out some of your beloved professional clothing for a clothing swap in the William Way ballroom! 

    Nobody is leaving this workshop empty-handed, so come out and enjoy some finance and leave with some fashion!

    More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/458256547892622

  • Saturday, November 04, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Old First Reformed UCC (151 N 4th St, at corner of Arch St)

    4th Annual WE Convention

    SAVE THE DATE!

    We invite EVERY educator, education advocate, and community member to join us for our 4th annual convention: a day of building our skills and highlighting winning campaigns with workshops organized by leaders in education, union, and justice work from all over the country.

    Invite your colleagues and community - WE are working to build a member-driven, democratic union that can defend and transform public education. Your ideas and passion are necessary to make it possible.

    Breakfast and lunch are included. Childcare is provided.

    Full agenda and details coming soon. We can't wait to see you!

    #WEOrganize

    For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/530230807317856