Education Town Hall

When:
January 5, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2019-01-05T14:00:00-06:00
2019-01-05T16:00:00-06:00
Where:
Kashmere Garden Multi-Purpose Center
4802 Lockwood Drive
Houston
Texas 77026

Join Houston DSA in supporting the efforts of HISD Parent Advocates, BLM Houston, and Indivisible Houston to protect our schools!

Event info from hosts:
“For the second time, our community has fought off possible closures in historically Black and Brown neighborhoods. In April there were 10 schools in danger of closure and charters. Recently, the city of Houston attempted to partner with HISD to takeover the management of four historically underserved schools in Houston ISD. Those schools are Wheatley High School, Kashmere High School, Highland Heights Elementary and Henry Middle School. There will be another attempt to close our schools and we must be ready.

Join us to learn more about the state’s attempt to close our schools and what we can do to fight the Texas Education Agency.

Jitu Brown, the director of Journey For Justice, will be our guest expert. Journey For Justice helps groups organize to win community-driven alternatives to the privatization of and dismantling of public school systems. Journey For Justice organizes in neighborhoods, cities, and nationally for an equitable and just education system, based on a belief in the potential of all children and the rights of parents, youth, and communities to participate in all aspects of planning and decision-making. Find out more about Journey For Justice at https://www.j4jalliance.com