Tuesday, November 4, 2014

[Teachersunite] /// Friday: Happy Hour FUNdraiser! /// + RJ Meetup Updates


If you heard This American Life's "Is This Working?” episode last week, check out TU Director Sally Lee’s piece in Huffington Post: “Learning Our Place” < http://huff.to/1EdA7zU



and then Come kick off our Fall FUNdraiser!
Help schools practice transformative justice* and end the suspensions that increase students’ chances of dropping out or being incarcerated
Fall HAPPY HOUR FUNdraiser

Friday, November 7th
5 to 8pm
at Dive Bar
732 Amsterdam Ave @ 96th Street
1/2/3/B/C to 96th
$15 for a sweet Teachers Unite wristband = happy hour prices all evening!

All are welcome (21+) 
Let us know you’re coming!
Or on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1ylFnhD

Can’t make it? 
Donate to our Full Court Press Against #SchoolPushout here:

* Transformative justice is a philosophy that looks at what harm was done, and focuses on how to best repair that harm by giving the victim of the conflict and the community in which the conflict happened a voice and a role in the process of achieving justice.

Flyer attached





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And join us at
 Restorative Justice Meetups & Workshops
 in Queens, Manhattan, and Brooklyn next month! 
Info & Flyers below...




Queens Restorative Justice Meetup

Wednesday, November 12th
4:30 to 6pm 
Hosted by Voyages Preparatory High School
45-10 94th Street in Elmhurst
7 to 90th Street / M/R to Elmhurst Ave

 Please RSVPanna@teachersunite.net
All are welcome—school staff, students, parents, community members—& food will be provided!
Flyer attached.
 
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Manhattan Restorative Justice Meetup

*****POSTPONED! NEW DATE COMING SOON*****
Hosted by Lower Manhattan Community Middle School

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Brooklyn Restorative Justice Meetup 

Thursday, November 20th
4:30 to 6pm
 

Hosted by Brooklyn Frontiers High School
112 Schermerhorn Street
2/3/4/5 to Borough Hall |A/C/F/N/R to Jay St. MetroTech | G to Hoyt Schermerhorn
 
 Please RSVPanna@teachersunite.net
All are welcome—school staff, students, parents, community members—& food will be provided!
Flyer attached.

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and don’t forget: 

Media & Storytelling Meetup!

Come build a community of educators committed to principled storytelling, 
share media tools and skills, and contribute to story-based campaigns for social justice.

Thursday, November 13th
5-7pm

@ Teachers Unite 
90 John Street, Suite 308
in Lower Manhattan
2/3/4/5/J/Z/A/C to Fulton

Please rspv: anna@teachersunite.net
Flyer attached


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Anna Bean
Campaign Coordinator
90 John St., Suite 308
New York, NY 10038
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