Unfortunately, we didn't get the news about this event in time to advertise it. However it is good to know these things are happening.
GlobeNewswireJune 3, 2009 Wednesday 1:22 PM ESTYouth Rally to Promote Student Voices in NYC Department of Education School Policies and Advocate for Educational JusticeNEW YORK, June 3, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Over one hundred lively NYC high school students and their supporters will rally at City Hall Park tomorrow, June 4th, from 12 to 3 p.m. to advocate for student leadership and input in key decisions made by the Department of Education (DOE). The students, members of Global Kids -- the premiere non-profit organization in New York City that teaches underserved high school students about international issues and civic engagement -- will represent campaigns that they have been working on throughout the school year.Student campaigns include:* Support The Dream Act, federal legislation that will give undocumented students who have graduated from a U.S. high school the chance to go on to college and embark upon a path toward citizenship.* Better Management of the "Phase Out" of Large High Schools...* Pass the Dignity For All Students Act (DASA)...* Student Voice and Input Needs to be Heard in Every High Schooland by the DOE...* Better Support for Junior High Schools...The Global Kids, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=4850CONTACT: Global Kids Sofia Oviedo email@example.comMolly Delano firstname.lastname@example.org