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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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 email@example.com with any questions.
For more info, please see: https://www.facebook.com/events/187315465145295/
Join this networking event to connect with other educators of color, and gather resources for your school.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
For more info, please see: https://www.facebook.com/events/241253066400098
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
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!
For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/530230807317856