Kids Take Action Against the Budget Cuts

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Kid Letter-Writing Campaign to Protest NYC School Budget Cuts
To protest the $450 million Department of Education budget cuts for 2008-2009,
two members of the PA at PS 87 in Manhattan are trying to implement a citywide protest project.

Modeled upon the 3rd grade letter project at PS 87 (which resulted in a very positive news piece on WABC on May 14th), the plan is to have students (accompanied by their parents) from different public schools around the city arrive at Tweed Courthouse (DOE headquarters) each afternoon in June to deliver giant envelopes filled with letters written by their classmates protesting the budget cuts.

If you are willing to sign-up on behalf of some class(es) from your school for a day in June, or able to help in some other capacity, please contact:
Paula Seefeldt: kennapj@hotmail.com
or
Cynthia Wachtell: wachtell@yu.edu

For a link to the WABC story, go to www.ps87.info and scroll down to the photo of the third graders.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
PLEASE FORWARD TO PARENTS AT OTHER NYC SCHOOLS!