Celebrate George Floyd’s Birthday on Wednesday, Oct. 14th!
Join BLM at School educators, students and parents around the country in a national webinar and an eight minute and 46 second free write/draw to “reimagine everything.”
Please read the blow information about how you can participate!
Dear Educators and Supporters,
On Wednesday, October 14th at 5 pm PDT/8 pm EDT, Black Lives Matter at School, WA State NAACP Youth Council, and National Educators United (NEU) are hosting an event in honor of Justice for George Day and the BLM at School Year of Purpose.
Please RSVP for the webinar here: https://bit.ly/2GTQSw8
Learn more about the event below and on Facebook here: https://bit.ly/2GZpuMY
In addition, Black Lives Matter at School is calling on educators and families to facilitate a eight minute and 46 second (the amount of time that officer Derek Chauvin keeled on George Floyd’s neck) timed activity with youth asking them to write or draw about the future they want to live in. Please see this graphic for more information.
Join Black Lives Matter at School, the WA State NAACP Youth Council, and National Educators United on October 14th at 5 pm PDT/8 pm EDT for a town hall to celebrate George Floyd’s birthday. We’ll have educators, students, and activists speaking from Minneapolis, Louisville, Seattle and around the country.
The Uprising for Black lives has prompted the Black Lives Matter at School movement to expand its annual Week of Action the first week of February to a “Year of Purpose”. We ask educators to participate in intentional days of action throughout the school year uplifting different intersectional themes vital to making Black lives matter in schools, communities, and our world.
“Justice for George” is a day to remember him and call for the defunding of the police and the redirecting of those funds towards social programs and education. In addition, we ask educators to reflect on their own work in relationship to antiracist pedagogy and abolitionist practice, persistently challenging themselves to center Black lives in their classrooms.
When you register for the webinar, you will receive an email with the zoom link immediately. If you don’t see it, check promotions or spam. If you still can’t find it, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more about the Black Lives Matter at School movement check out: www.blacklivesmatteratschool.com
Sign the BLM at School year of purpose pledge here: https://www.change.org/p/educators-pledge-to-participate-in-the-black-lives-matter-at-school-year-of-purpose?recruiter=7770166&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink&utm_campaign=share_petition