This IS what democracy looks like. (Too bad the PEP is blind….)

Posted: March 1, 2012 in Charter School Co-Location, Panel for Education Policy (PEP)

Thanks to Clara Waloff for the amazing photos.

Thanks to all the SCSC, especially those members who took part in the rally & press conference:  Councilmember Diana Reyna’s Office, Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez’ Office, Advocates for Justice, Alliance for Quality Education, Brooklyn Legal Services,  CEC 14, Churches United, El Puente, First Spanish Presbyterian Church, Grassroots Education Movement, Lutheran Churches – Williamsburg, Occupy DOE, Williamsburg And Greenpoint Parents for Our Public Schools (PS 84, PS132), and more…

And a great many thanks to the El Puente youth and facilitators who worked with city-wide coalitions to bring the youth voice to the forefront!

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  1. Henry Harvey says:

    Outside: a diverse group of local people voicing real concerns.

    Inside: bused-in folks in matching t-shirts who sounded like they were reading from scripts.

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