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.

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Students and parents “Deliver your message to end the strike” to MLA Andrew Wilkinson

If the BC teachers’ strike matters to you, we ask that you take a few minutes out of your day to “Deliver Your Message.” On a Post-It note, have your kids write why they want to be back at school. Parents should do the same.

Parents are encouraged to Deliver Your Message at your local MLA office every day starting from Tuesday, September 16. Kids can bring backpacks and books to show that they want to be back in the classroom.

Date and Time: Tuesday, September 16 – 8:45am
Location: MLA Andrew Wilkinson’s office, 5640 Dunbar Street (between 40th and 41st Ave), Vancouver. Continue reading Students and parents “Deliver your message to end the strike” to MLA Andrew Wilkinson

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.

MLA Playdate with Suzanne Anton. Book your appointment now.

MLA for Vancouver-Fraserview; Attorney General and Minister of Justice

Keep up the pressure. Come join the MLA Playdate at Suzanne Anton’s office.

Date and Time: Monday, September 15 – 10-11am

Location: 112-2609 E. 49th Ave, Vancouver Continue reading MLA Playdate with Suzanne Anton. Book your appointment now.

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.

Banner making at the Laughing Bean in Vancouver

Come to the Laughing Bean and celebrate your teachers!

Date and Time: Friday, September 12, 2 – 5pm

Location: The Laughing Bean, 2695 E Hastings St (at Slocan), Vancouver Continue reading Banner making at the Laughing Bean in Vancouver