Black Lives Matter at School Week Feb. 4-8


Join Social Equity Educators, the NAACP Youth Coalition, parents, students, and community allies in participating in the third annual Black Lives Matter at School Week!

Demands:

  • End “zero tolerance” discipline and implement restorative justice
  • Hire more Black teachers
  • Mandate Black history and ethnic studies in K-12 curriculum
  • Counselors not cops
  • Fully fund our schools
  • Oppose standardized tests
  • Detracking

Teaching for Black Lives Book Event

The University of Washington is hosting a book event for Teaching for Black Lives, featuring local educators, students, and parents and the editors of the book. There will be a book signing at the conclusion of the program.

Monday, Feb. 4
7-8:30 p.m.
UW Kane Hall 220

RSVP Here

#BlackLivesMatterAtSchool Seattle School Board Mobilization

Join the NAACP Youth Coalition’s mobilization at the Seattle School Board meeting in support of #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool demands!

Wednesday, February 6
4:45 – 6:30 p.m.
John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence
2445 3rd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134

Final BLM at School Rally & Student Talent Showcase

Student talent showcase and speak out. These creative youth – dancers, poets, filmmakers, and more – will define the phrase “Young, gifted, and Black!” and make the case for how to uproot institutional racism in education!

Friday, February 8
6-8 p.m.
Cleveland High School
5511 15th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108

Center for Racial Equity Website: Curriculum and actions in Seattle Schools

http://searacialequity.com/resources/blmweek/

Learn more about what’s happening around the country here:

http://blacklivesmatteratschool.com/2018/10/11/save-the-date-blm-at-school-national-week-of-action-2019-feb-4th-8th/

Buy a Black Lives Matter at School T-Shirt:

Contact Ian: nocadenas@gmail.com, (206) 679-1632

For more information check out:

http://socialequityeducators.org

http://facebook.com/socialequityeducators/

Call or text: (206) 550-1609

Encourage your students to participate in the Student Creativity Challenge:

http://blacklivesmatteratschool.com/student-creativity-challenge/

Educators: Sign the Pledge to Participate in the Week:

http://tinyurl.com/yalg7u7w

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