Week of 3.13.17

Muslim Ban 2.0

  • National: call your Senators using 5 Calls’ script and tell them that you support Senator Chris Murphy’s bill to block implementation of the ban.
  • State/Local: Refugee Council USA has a list of local affiliates that you can contact directly to support refugees in your area; we also encourage calling your governor, state and local reps, mayor, and state attorney general to ask them to make public statements opposing the ban.

Other Education CTAs

National

State/local

  • AR: Fight the proposed ban against Howard Zinn by requesting a free copy of one of Zinn’s books and A People’s History for the Classroom, or donate here to help other educators get copies
  • AZ: If you’re represented by David Stringer, who said teaching is easy with no special skills required, call his office (602-926-4838) and tell him why he’s wrong
  • NY: This week, members of the state legislature killed a bill that would have allowed the state to fully and appropriately fund public schools. Contact your legislators to tell them they owe it to NY's children to pass a strong education budget.