CYMONE FULLER of MMEP/Minnesota Minority Education Partnership on recent victories for Minneapolis students by CHANGING SCHOOL DISCIPLINE POLICIES to address racial disparities in suspensions that escalate the school-to-prison pipeline. For info on MMEP 2014 CONFERENCE FEB. 13 at U of MN go to www.mmep.org (see JAN.16 education-reform related event BELOW) Plus: DOUG MANN updates lawsuit opposing public funding of new Vikings Stadium in Minneapolis (& also weighs in on education issues as longtime activist & school board candidate). (NOTE: Prof.Wm.Beeman interview on IRAN will certainly be re-broadcast this winter). KFAI 90.3fm Mpls 106.7 fm St.Paul ONLINE: CATALYST page at kfai (dot) org
SAT.JAN.4: 2:30pm:KFAI Radio: interview with new Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges on SABRES ALLEGRO
SAT.JAN.11, 11AM TO 4PM: BUILDING PROGRESSIVE POWER: a free conference of progressive activists of IDLE NO MORE, LABOR, UNIVERSAL SINGLE-PAYER HEALTHCARE & more. COPPER TOP CHURCH, Duluth,MN For more info: (218)591-5722 www.facebook.com/unitingpeopleMN
Education Committee Meeting/NOC Neighborhoods Organizing for Change
Refreshments, perhaps a real dinner, will be served.
Please invite others who care about #EducationEquity
** I'm strongly considering a name change from committee to WORK GROUP... I'll ask members what they think.