Fight Back Friday

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Next Fight Back Friday is May 20th!

Mayor Bloomberg has gone too far. And we are fighting back!!! Over the past year, at least 50 schools have participated in the many Fight Back Fridays that have occurred across the city. GEM is teaming up with other teacher activist groups to pull in as many schools as possible to this important day of action. May … Continue reading

Press Release 3/25: Fight Back Friday, School-Communities Across the City Fight Back Against Budget Cuts and Proposed Lay-offs

VIDEO: Press Release Date:  Friday, March 25, 2011      Contact: Sam Coleman, Teacher PS 24, NYCORE/GEM:  646-354-9362 Lisa Donlan, Parent and President CEC1:  917-848-5873 Julie Cavanagh, Teacher PS 15, GEM/CAPE: 917-836-6465 Fight Back Friday:  After More Than a Week of Protests and Outrage, School-Communities Mobilize to Demand Our Governor and Mayor Put Our Children First … Continue reading

Next GEM Meeting March 21: From Wisconsin to Puerto Rico to New York

From Wisconsin to Puerto Rico to New York:  Fight Back Against the Attacks on Public Education and our Unions! Sponsored by the Grassroots Education Movement (GEM) MONDAY, MARCH 21, 5PM, CUNY Grad Center 34th St. and 5th Ave. Rm 5414 Teachers and unions as a whole are facing increasing assaults across the U.S. and internationally, … Continue reading

Fight Back Friday!

Wear Black this Friday (1/21) and Take OUR Schools Back! To add your school to the growing list and to recieve a Fight Back Friday toolkit, email

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