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Call to Action from Community Partners!

Throughout the week of May 11, 2020, Brooklyn Friends 7th-11th graders experienced a series of powerful presentations with community partners organized by the Office of Service Learning & Civic Engagement. More about the events can be found here, and the video recordings of the sessions as well as calls to action are included below!

May 11-May 15, 2020: 7th Grade Criminal Justice Week (video recordings)
CALL TO ACTION: Support HALTSolitary

 

CALL TO ACTION: Support the JustLeadershipUSA #buildCOMMUNITIES platform
  • JOIN OUR SOCIAL MEDIA Photo campaign (happening the first week of June, collecting commitments and photos now).
  • KEEP MAKING CALLS/SENDING EMAILS to elected officials, to get the budget our communities need. Check out the JLUSA action page with call scripts and draft messages.
  • SEND BUDGET TESTIMONY to elected officials. Read our guide here.

May 6 & May 13, 2020: 9th Grade Workshops with El Puente (May 6th & May 13th video recordings)
CALL TO ACTION: Click here for more information and sign this petition: https://www.change.org/p/our-people-have-the-right-to-live-safe-and-healthy-lives

May 13, 2020: 7th-11th Grade Student Task Force for Community Action with Equality for Flatbush (video recording)
CALL TO ACTION: Consider volunteering at http://bit.ly/bkshowslovevolunteer and check out the resource list –  bit.ly/BKShowsLoveResourceList