News & Events

Nov 15


New York, NY – On Monday, November 18th at 5 p.m. the Dignity in Schools Campaign-New York will be joined by award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brian and local students, parents, and teachers for a panel discussion on how Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio can shift school discipline and safety policies in New York City to create safe and supportive school climates for all.

Nov 13

We're on a roll! Yet another TU Board Member broadcasting important messages about the fights in education. Dr. Lois Weiner asks: Should we “play nice” with the NEA and AFT? featured in New Politics.

Nov 13

Congrats to the youth of the Philly Student Union, and Executive Director, Hiram Rivera (Teachers Unite board member) for this article in Colorlines about what's going on in Philly education.


Bronx Film Screening: Growing Fairness

Please join Teachers Unite for a film screening and discussion as part of the Dignity in Schools Campaign's Week of Action.

Growing Fairness: Building Community and Resisting the School-to-Prison Pipeline with Restorative Justice.

Friday, October 4th
6 to 8pm
The Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse Bronx, New York

Come through for screening and discussion. Food provided!

Teachers Unite Member Meeting!

Teachers Unite Membership Meeting


Saturday, September 21st
90 John Street, Suite 308

Interested in joining? Come meet Teachers Unite members, learn about the Membership Handbook that we created over the summer, and find out about all the ways you can get involved this year.

Bring a snack or drink to share with the group!

Fall 2013 News from Teachers Unite

Growing Fairness: A Project for Abolitionist Teachers

Educators aren't waiting for someone else to dismantle the prison industrial complex, or for someone else to reinvent our public school system. They're creating some of the necessary tools to start to do those things. Wanna see?


Growing Fairness: The Premiere!


Sorry, but we are expecting a packed house for our premiere. Fear not! You can still see Growing Fairness!

• Be on the look out for information about how to purchase the film online and view it on your own computer.

• We will be hosting another screening at the beginning of October as part of the Dignity in Schools Campaign Week of Action. Stay tuned for details.

Thursday, August 29th


Brecht Forum*

451 West St. (between Bank and Bethune Streets)

An evening of viewing, discussion and celebration