“As educators, we’re responsible for the children who are here with us now. How can I help them while they’re here with me? That’s our bottom line.”
“When I look at what’s happening across the country in the field of education – the attacks on unions, the dismissive way teachers are treated by policymakers and the alarming funding priorities, I know that I need to take action.”
“Telling the real Thanksgiving story is a great springboard to teaching the real history of indigenous people.”
“Family unity plays a critical role in student success. Yet growing numbers of public school students live in fear that our nation’s immigration policies will break up their families, forcing them to choose between their country and their loved ones.”
“I’m here because I had great and amazing educators and school personnel, counselors and coaches.”
More than 75 higher education institutions held immigration reform events and rallies on campuses in 35 states and the District of Columbia.
National Board Certified teacher Montserrat Garibay spoke with more than 4,200 educators this week on a telephone town hall about how educators can advocate for the success and safety of DREAMer students and their families.