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"I am in Birmingham because injustice is here."
-- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Here's your chance to redress injustice.

Posted: 2003-02-13


Please donate to the Courage in Education Award

"I am in Birmingham because injustice is here."

-- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Announcing: The Courage in Education Award will be awarded to the World of Opportunity

Even if you can't come to the ceremony, you can participate: Please send donations to:
Susan Ohanian
P. O. Box 370
Charlotte, VT 05445

Our goal is a donation from every state. So if you have other commitments and can't give a lot, put $1 in an envelope and send it.

This is your chance to help support this remarkable program which rescues students pushed out of the Birmingham high schools in the name of high test scores. For more news of the WOO, see:



The first annual Advocates for Children and Teachers National Organizing Workshop

When: March 14-15, 2003

Where: Birmingham, Alabama

The Plan: Activists from across the country are meeting to plan strategy against high-stakes testing.

Please contact Gloria Pipkin if you are interested in attending.


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