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A People's Curriculum for the Earth Celebration

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It's time to celebrate! Please join Rethinking Schools for our Portland area book release party on Friday, March 13th. After five years of work, we're excited to share A People's Curriculum for the Earth, edited by Bill Bigelow and Tim Swinehart, with the Portland community and to get it into the hands of teachers and activists eager for critical resources on the environmental crisis. We'll share a few excerpts from the book and talk about the important role that teachers have to play within the growing climate justice movement. And we'll have plenty of copies of the book available for sale and signing.

We're pleased to have the support of our friends at 350 PDX and the Oregon Writing Project, as co-sponsors the event.

Where: The Ecotrust Building, Billy Frank Jr. Conference Center (2nd floor), 721 NW 9th Ave
When: Friday, March 13th, 4pm (program begins at 4:30pm)
Parking: Ecotrust is located next to the 10th Ave. Portland Streetcar line. Limited on street parking is available around the building. The Station Place SmartPark garage is locate three blocks away and can be entered at NW 9th and Marshall.
What to bring: We'll provide some food, beer, and wine -- but please feel free to bring beer/wine or an appetizer to share.

Portland Area Rethinking Schools has a 30+ year history of working to support public education and progressive reform in the schools. We are teachers, parents, students, community activists and teacher educators who believe excellent and equitable public schools are essential for all students to reach their potential and for the creation of a just and democratic society.