FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 17, 2014
Contact: Ray Baker, (410) 764-3030
Baltimore, MD - On Tuesday October 21, 2014, AFT-Maryland in conjunction with the Baltimore Teachers Union, Maryland Communities United, the Center for Popular Democracy, and the Central Labor Council will rally outside City Hall for community schools. The organizations will join with hundreds of parents, students and community members to call for support from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the Baltimore City Council on the school initiative that has been improving Baltimore schools and communities. The groups are looking for a resolution from the City Council and a financial commitment from the mayor's office of $2.2 million in this academic year and $10 million next year to fully fund exciting and emerging community schools.
Community Schools Rally demanding a resolution from the City Council in support of Community Schools and a commitment of financial support from the Mayor's office.
Dr. Lorretta Johnson, Secretary-Treasurer American Federation of Teachers, Marietta English, President AFT-Maryland & Baltimore Teachers Union, Principals of Baltimore City Community Schools & others.
Tuesday October 21 2014
100 Holliday St.
Baltimore, MD 21202