Budget Hearing Today; Court Appearance Report; Powerful New Article

Power of Ten Update

In this Issue:

  1. Court Appearance Report
  2. Online Petition WOW!!!
  3. Upcoming Events
  4. New Media Coverage

1) Court Appearance Report

Newsday: East Ramapo lawsuit: Parents can demand documents on special ed. cases

Journal News: Judge allows class-action suit against East Ramapo to proceed

Learn more about the civil rights lawsuit

2) Save East Ramapo Petition has 3,174 signatures!!!

Thank you to all who have signed the petition for the “Save East Ramapo” bill. This bill gives the NYS Commissioner of Education more power to intervene in East Ramapo

This petition is open to all people, regardless of your age, residency status, or where you live, so please invite all your friends far and near


Join the Petition Event on Facebook:

3) Upcoming Events:

School Board Budget Hearing

Tuesday, May 7 at 7:30 PM (Today!)

105 S Madison Ave Spring Valley

NAACP Candidates Forum

Thursday May 9, at 6:30 pm

Louis Kurtz Center, Main/Madison Avenue in Spring Valley.

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/149441745236212/

4) New Media Coverage:

An important new article from The Juvenile Justice Information Exchange:

Public Kid vs. Private Kid Divide in One New York Community Turns Dangerous

Listen and call in on Friday:

East Ramapo Underground Radio Show

Friday, May 10th on WRCR-1300AM right after the ten o’clock news.