Parents! Show your FACE and speak up for public education in BC.

FACE: Families Against Cuts to Education

We invite parents and citizens all over the province to show their FACE on April 12th by holding rallies in their communities to protest provincial cuts to public education. We are hoping that our family-friendly rally in Vancouver will spark a province-wide day of action in support of our public education system. Continue reading Parents! Show your FACE and speak up for public education in BC.

Pots and Pans for Public Education Rally. Today!

Pots and Pans rallies for public education are springing up all across BC. The video above is from a rally in Nanaimo.

Pots and Pans for Public Education is holding a pots and pans rally in Vancouver — and it’s today!

Date and Time: Monday, Sept. 15 – 6:30pm

Location: Olympic SkyTrain Station (Canada Line) , W. 2nd at Cambie Street (adjacent to the Cambie Street Bridge), Vancouver. Continue reading Pots and Pans for Public Education Rally. Today!

Rally for Arbitration – on twitter.

We all want students back in school now. Eighteen months of negotiation and mediation have failed.

This is a grassroots parent-driven rally to make our voices heard. The organizers are parents who have never met but have banded together through Facebook for the common goal of schools resuming.

Participants tweets of the Rally:

Continue reading Rally for Arbitration – on twitter.

North Vancouver parents, students “Join Jane” to express frustrations to their MLA

From North Vancouver Parents Supporting Teachers (Facebook page) – posted Sept 11

“Many people joined Jane today — we even filled the stairs and the surrounding area. Parents, students, and teachers all expressed frustration about the funding in our public education system and strike negotiations.”

“Join Jane” is a regular meet and greet held by Jane Thornthwaite, the MLA for North Vancouver-Seymour, at the North Vancouver District Public Library. Continue reading North Vancouver parents, students “Join Jane” to express frustrations to their MLA

Rally for Arbitration. Organized by parents. For public education.

We all want students back in school now. Eighteen months of negotiation and mediation have failed.

This is a grassroots parent-driven rally to make our voices heard. The organizers are parents who have never met but have banded together through Facebook for the common goal of schools resuming. Please share and invite!

Date and Time: Sunday, Sept 14 – 10am – 12 noon

Location: Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver Continue reading Rally for Arbitration. Organized by parents. For public education.

North Vancouver Parents’ rally in Lynn Valley

Date and Time: Monday to Friday, 8:30 – 9:00am.

Location: At the intersection of Lynn Valley Road & Mountain Highway.

Additional Information: Bring signs!

Rally for Public Education at Fassbender’s Office

Hey Surrey! Let’s tell Minister Fassbender that we are standing with BC’s teachers.

Time: Tuesday, September 2 – 5pm.

Location: 301 A – 15930 Fraser Highway, Surrey, BC Continue reading Rally for Public Education at Fassbender’s Office