11 results for tag: Harrisburg


#CivilFundingWar Meeting

PENNSYLVANIA KNOWINGLY UNDERFUNDS POOR, MINORITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS BY MILLIONS Harrisburg School District is underfunded by $31.77 million  Every Year in Basic and Special Education Funding JOIN US FOR A MEETING TO STOP AND FIX THIS! #CIVILFUNDINGWAR Monday, April 30, 2018 5:30 pm Registration and Refreshments 6:00 pm Meeting Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church 238 Seneca Street, Harrisburg, PA RSVP on EventBrite here. For more information contact Shelly Lipscomb Echeverria at Shelly@SupportEquityFirst.org or 717.623.0909. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

#CivilFundingWar Meeting – Pizza Night!

PENNSYLVANIA KNOWINGLY UNDERFUNDS POOR, MINORITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS BY MILLIONS Harrisburg School District is underfunded by $31.77 million  $38 MILLION! Every Year in Basic and Special Education Funding JOIN US FOR THE #CIVILFUNDINGWAR PIZZA NIGHT  & HARRISBURG SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2018 5:00 - 5:30 Registration 5:30 Meeting 6:00 We will head to the Harrisburg SD Administration Building to attend the School Board Meeting 1601 State Street, Harrisburg, PA (or, meet us there if you cannot arrive at St. Paul's before 5:30) For more information contact: Shelly@SupportEquityFirst.org or 717.623.0909 or visit www.Su...

EQUITY FIRST RELEASES 2018 LIST OF MOST UNDERFUNDED SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Citizens for Fair School Funding “Equity First” Media Contact: Shelly Lipscomb Echeverria Shelly@SupportEquityFirst.org | @EquityFirstOrg FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2018 EQUITY FIRST RELEASES 2018 LIST OF MOST UNDERFUNDED SCHOOL DISTRICTS The Brutal-Truth of Basic Education and Special Education Funding 14 Districts Underfunded by $3,000 Per Student In Basic and Special Education Funding 53 Districts Underfunded by $1,000 Per Student In Basic and Special Education Funding While 265 Districts Overfunded by $1,000 Per Student In Basic and Special Education 90 Districts Overfunded by $3,000 Per Student In Basic and Special ...

#CivilFundingWar Meeting

PENNSYLVANIA KNOWINGLY UNDERFUNDS POOR, MINORITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS BY MILLIONS Harrisburg School District is underfunded by $31.77 million  Every Year in Basic and Special Education Funding JOIN US FOR A MEETING TO STOP AND FIX THIS! #CIVILFUNDINGWAR Thursday, March 22, 2018 5:30 pm Registration and Refreshments 6:00 pm Meeting Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church 238 Seneca Street, Harrisburg, PA RSVP on EventBrite here. For more information contact Shelly Lipscomb Echeverria at Shelly@SupportEquityFirst.org or 717.623.0909. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Equity First and The Citizens for Fair School Funding Say No Overfunded School District Should Get New Money This Budget Year

For Immediate Release: Contact: Rebecca Kann 717.975.7430 Rebecca@LewisStrategic.com Equity First and The Citizens for Fair School Funding Say No Overfunded School District Should Get New Money This Budget Year  Group Pushing  2018 #CivilFundingWar Battle Plan to End School Funding Discrimination (Harrisburg, PA) – March 13, 2018 – Equity First and The Citizens for Fair School Funding recently declared #CivilFundingWar on Pennsylvania school funding and shared its 2018 battle plan. The group is recruiting Pennsylvania volunteers for 6-month enlistments to join the #CivilFundingWar for the May/June budget battle. The Dauphin ...

Shelly Lipscomb Echeverria Named Managing Director, Equity First

For Immediate Release: ontact: Rebecca Kann Rebecca@LewisStrategic.com 717.975.7430 Shelly Lipscomb Echeverria Named Managing Director, Equity First (Harrisburg, PA) – March 8, 2018 – The Citizens for Fair School Funding (“Equity First”) is pleased to announce Shelly Lipscomb Echeverria has been named Managing Director of Equity First! Shelly is an artist, lifelong community crusader and former legislative staff member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. “I’ve had the honor of knowing Shelly her whole life and she’s been fighting against racial injustices and helping advance solutions for as long as I can remember,” ...

DECLARATION OF #CIVILFUNDINGWAR

Citizens for Fair School Funding “Equity First” Media Contact: Equity First 717.975.7430 Info@SupportEquityFirst.org | @EquityFirstOrg FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2018   DECLARATION OF #CIVILFUNDINGWAR Harrisburg School District is Underfunded by $31.77 Million Every Year in Basic and Special Education Funding (Harrisburg, PA) – March 1, 2018 – The Citizens for Fair School Funding declared funding war on Pennsylvania school funding and shared its 2018 battle plan at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Harrisburg with a large group of community leaders and activists. The group is recruiting Pennsylvania volunteers for ...

#CivilFundingWar

PENNSYLVANIA KNOWINGLY UNDERFUNDS POOR, MINORITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS BY MILLIONS Harrisburg School District is underfunded by $31.77 million  Every Year in Basic and Special Education Funding JOIN US FOR A MEETING TO STOP AND FIX THIS! #CIVILFUNDINGWAR Thursday, March 1, 2018 9:30 Registration and Coffee 10:00 Meeting Saint Paul's Episcopal Church 238 Seneca Street, Harrisburg, PA RSVP on EventBrite here. For more information contact Shelly Lipscomb Echeverria at Shelly@SupportEquityFirst.org or 717.623.0909. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

The Fight to End White Supremacist Funding Schemes In Pennsylvania Government

Citizens for Fair School Funding #EquityFirst #CivilFundingWar Media Contact: Equity First Info@SupportEquityFirst.org | @EquityFirstOrg   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2018 The Fight to End White Supremacist Funding Schemes In Pennsylvania Government White School Districts Supremely Benefit from 30-Year Plan to Delay Fair School Funding 99 School Districts Get 2 Times Their Fair Funding Allocation and Keep Getting More  (Harrisburg, PA) – January 24, 2018 – A week after MLKJ Day 2018, Pennsylvania continues to fund school districts through Jim Crow funding schemes that greatly-favor white school districts.[1]  Over ...

Civil Funding War

Civil Funding War $700 Billion Economy and $160 Billion a Year in Government Funding  BUT Pennsylvania Still Knowingly-Underfunds its Poorest Boys and Girls “It’s Going to Take a Non-Violent Civil Funding War to Fix This” (Harrisburg, PA) – This situation is terribly wrong and it’s time to fix it.  For decades Pennsylvania has purposely and knowingly-underfunded our most vulnerable children in mostly minority school districts in broad daylight.   Despite wide-knowledge of this situation, the last three (3) state budgets have done little to fix this.  Worse, the Governor and General Assembly knowingly-underfund our poorest ...