Civil rights

July 2016

Thanks & Gratitude from the SOS Coalition for Action

July 29th, 2016|

On behalf of the SOS Coalition members, we want to thank all those who helped make the People’s March for Public Education and the SOS Coalition Activists Conference a major success!!! We had a powerful rally and march, an amazingly well-attended and

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April 2016

La Marcha/Concentración del Pueblo por la Educación Pública y la Justicia Social

April 4th, 2016|

La Marcha/Concentración del Pueblo por la Educación Pública y la Justicia Social
La planificación para la Marcha/Concentración del Pueblo por la Educación Pública y la Justicia Social de julio de 2016 va viento en popa. Aqui están los detalles, que tenemos

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March 2016

SOS Coalition Event @ Lincoln Memorial & Howard University!

March 25th, 2016|

People’s March for
Public Education & Social Justice
The planning for the 2016 SOS Coalition People’s March for Public Education & Social Justice is well underway. Below are the details for July 8th-10th, but the big news is that the march and

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SOS Conference Registration – Now Open!

March 24th, 2016|

Howard University – Armour J. Blackburn University Center
2400 6th St. NW – Washington D.C. 20059
Join us in strategizing for continued activism in our home communities and beyond on July 9th. Attend activist workshops for individuals and groups (including families and youth) so we

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September 2015

Dyett High School Hunger Strike

September 1st, 2015|

Black Parents, Grandparents, Clergy and Activists Enter Hunger Strike to Save High School
National civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson joins strike – Learn more here!
CHICAGO, AUGUST 20, 2015 – More than 12 parents, educators and other activists in the city’s

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August 2014

Justice for Michael Brown – Petition

August 29th, 2014|

We need to talk about Ferguson, brothers and sisters.

Not about the protestors—the vast majority of whom are peacefully exercising their First Amendment rights. Not about police militarization, either, which has only escalated tension on the ground.

We need to talk about

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Michael Brown – In Memorial, In Solidarity

August 25th, 2014|

     Save Our Schools joins the Network for Public Education and other public education advocacy organizations in decrying, in the strongest terms, the killing of Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri and the subsequent suppression of the community’s right to free

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May 2014

Corporate Reform = Civil Rights Fraud

May 29th, 2014|

Devastating Report Condemns Corporate Reform as Civil Rights Fraud
Anthony Cody May 16, 2014

As the 60th anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education arrives, a report has been released by the Journey 4 Justice Alliance, a coalition of community, youth and

April 2014

Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee

April 15th, 2014|

SOS will be attending the Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee in 2015
for the 50th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday March.
Join us!
March 5th-9th
Youth and teachers played a significant role in the Selma Movement 50 years ago:
“What impressed me most about the day

February 2014

Join SOS @ Selma’s Jubilee

February 25th, 2014|

Selma’s Bridge Crossing Jubilee – 2014

Education IS a Civil Right
Save Our Schools, United Opt Out, National BATs, Alabama BATs, and faith leaders will be at the Bridge Crossing Jubilee in Selma. This coalition of educators and education advocates works to