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Rally at MTA on Friday, March 19 March 16, 2010

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4 pm Friday, March 19, 2010
2 Broadway, Manhattan, New York, NY 10004

Stop the cut to student metrocards!

Students are the lifeblood of public schools and have the power to shut down not only their own schools but the entire city. Join with us as we rally on Friday to continue building momentum to stop the Metrocard cut and school closures. Come out and fight, not because one more demonstration will suffice to stop the cuts, but because each rally and march can be an essential part of building a broader, escalated and sustained fight against all of the cuts to public education and transit!

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What’s Next for the Struggle to Defend Public Education? March 11, 2010

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On March 4th, over 1,600 students, teachers and community members protested against budget cuts, school closures, the cancellation of the student Metrocard and MTA cutbacks in New York City.1 Tens of thousands protested in California, and thousands more protested in dozens of cities around the country. Come to an organizing meeting on Sunday, March 14th at 1 pm to discuss how we can build on the success of March 4th and continue the struggle to defend public education.

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Estimated turnout in New York City: 100 at Brooklyn College, 100 at City College, 400 at Hunter College, 150 at Queens College, 600 at Governor Paterson’s office, 250 at the MTA hearings at FIT (before the arrival of the march from Paterson’s).

Next Organizing Meeting:
Sunday, March 14th, 1pm
Solidarity Center
55 West 17th Street, 5th floor

Google group: http://groups.google.com/group/march-4-education-ny
Email: march4ny@gmail.com
March 4th NY website: https://march4ny.wordpress.com/
National March 4th website: http://www.defendeducation.org

Reflections March 6, 2010

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Which actions did you attend? How did they go? Please share your thoughts on March 4th and on continuing and escalating our struggles after the 4th.