Parent Action Conference 2018: An Action Agenda for Public Schools
Sat, Jan 27 8:45am-3:30pm
The Peck Slip School: 1 Peck Slip (Lower Manhattan)

Come spend the day with fellow parent activists and participate in workshops to create an action agenda!


This year they will be screening Backpack Full of Cash (watch preview on link), an acclaimed documentary about the efforts to privatize our public schools, narrated by Matt Damon, with a panel discussion that includes special guest Regents Chancellor Betty Rosa.


You will also have your choice of the following exciting workshops:


  • Parent Organizing 101
  • Legal challenges to School Overcrowding & Large Classes
  • Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs
  • Opting Out of Testing
  • Promoting Restorative Justice to Fight the School-to-Prison Pipeline
  • Preventing Bullying to Create Safe Learning Environments
  • Integrating Our Schools
  • Fighting Against Charters


In addition, lunch will be provided.


When you reserve your ticket, the suggested donation of $10 will help cover the costs of lunch and the film, but you can contribute any amount. If you'd like a free ticket, please email


Thank you!


Sat, January 27, 2018

8:45 AM – 3:30 PM EST

The Peck Slip School

1 Peck Slip (Lower Manhattan)

New York, NY 10038