Report by Paula Antolini, August 7, 2020, 4:34PM EDT
A “Stand Up For Education Justice” rally is planned for 2:00-4:00 p.m. on the Danbury Green, 101 Railroad Place, in Danbury, CT, hosted by the Danbury Prospect Charter School.
The event page reads:
“Join the Ecuadorian Civic Center of Greater Danbury, Black Visionaries of CT, Naya Zuri Books, Danbury Prospect Charter School, and Latinos for Educational Advocacy in Danbury on August 8th at 2:00 pm to demand our schools prioritize education justice and equity.
“Join our rally to demand our city:
-Hire a diverse staff of teachers and administrators who reflect our students
-End racist zero-tolerance disciplinary policies
-Invest in counselors and social workers
-Open Danbury Prospect Charter School
Teach Black and Latino history
“Basic school supplies (crayons, markers, glue sticks, blunt-end scissors, etc.) will be collected to donate to Danbury students in need.”