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Take Action for Public Education!

Two easy actions you can do right now to prevent DeVos-style education proposals from coming to Washington state. 

1) Send a message! To your legislators to support Governor Jay Inslee’s education budget and oppose the Senate Republicans’ reckless and punitive proposal. Click here for more information. 
 

2) Attend an education funding forum in your community

Education is a civil right, defined as the state’s paramount duty under Washington’s constitution, and affirmed by our state Supreme Court in the McCleary case. Time is running out to meet the McCleary promise. Join us in welcoming local area legislators in a conversation to support our students and our public schools.

These events are organized by local WEA members, unless otherwise noted. All students, parents and public school supporters are invited.

Thursday March 9  

Snohomish 
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Glacier Peadk High School
7401 114th Pl SE, Snohomish, WA 98296  

Saturday March 11     

Bothell
9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
Northcreek High School
3613 191st Pl SE, Bothell, WA 98012

Shoreline
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. 
Shoreline Center
18560 1st Ave NE, Shoreline, WA 98155

Bellevue
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 
Tyee Middle School
13630 SE Allen Rd., Bellevue, WA 98006

Bainbridge Island 
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
Council Chambers - Legislator Hosted Town Hall
280 Madison Ave. N., Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Bremerton 
9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. 
Eagle’s Nest  - Legislator Hosted Town Hall
1195 Fairgrounds Rd NW, Bremerton, WA 98311    

Kent 
10:30 a.m. to Noon    
Kent Education Association 
10427 SE 244th St, Kent, WA 98030    

Puyallup
10 a.m. to Noon    
Zeiger Elementary          
13008 94th Ave E, Puyallup, WA 98373

Tacoma
10 a.m. to Noon
Mt. Tahoma High School
4634 S 74th St., Tacoma WA 98409

Centralia
10 a.m. to Noon
Centralia College
600 Centralia College Blvd, Centralia, WA 98531

Vancouver  
10 a.m. to Noon
Roosevelt Elementary Commons
2921 Falk Road, Vancouver, WA 98661 

Yakima 
10 a.m. to Noon
East Valley Elementary
1951 Beaudry Road, Yakima

Monday, March 20

Auburn  
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 
Auburn Performing Arts Center
702 4th St NE, Auburn, WA 98002


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