News & Events

Nov 12

Join Teachers Unite and the Dignity in Schools Campaign in the Talking Transition tent on Monday, November 18th from 5-6pm. The Talking Transition initiative is an open conversation about the future of New York City. Join New Yorkers online, in the streets, and in a new meeting place on Canal Street to help shape the transition to a new mayor. More in this article from the NY Times.

Dignity in Schools-NY's Transition Tent
Monday, November 18th, 5pm-6pm
Duarte Square: 6th Ave & Canal Street (Manhattan)

Bring students, school staff, parents, and community members to participate in a conversation about the history of the school to prison pipeline and community solutions to dismantle it.

Help us pack the tent! All are welcome.

****& Immediately following in the same tent is Communities United for Police Reform's Event:
Policing Beyond the Bloomberg Era: How We Can Redefine Public Safety

Nov 5

Teachers Unite’s November Member Meeting

“Do We Need Police?”
Lend your voice to the conversation about Teachers Unite’s campaign strategies on the topic of cops in schools

Saturday, November 16th
Noon to 2pm

NYU Pless Hall
6th Floor Annex, Room 634
82 Washington Square Park East (Manhattan)
Entrance is on Washington Place
B/C/D/E/F/M to West 4th St. | N/R to 8th St. | 6 to Astor Pl. | 1 to Christopher St.

All are welcome

Bring a snack or drink to share!
Bringing your kids? Please let us know by Friday, Nov. 8th

Oct 30

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November 5th, 2013

A talk hosted by the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, sponsored by Latino Studies, La Lucha and the Dream Team

Banned in Arizona:
An Effective Pedagogy & Curriculum for Latin@ Students

Sean Arce
co-founder of Arizona's outlawed Mexican American Studies program


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