Friday, September 28, 2007

Martin Luther King County Rally for Public Education

October 6, 2007
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Martin Luther King County Rally for Public Education Logistical Information
Theme: “Moving Up; Moving Forward”
Audience: Families and Students (K-20)
Date: Saturday, October 6, 2007
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Langston Hughes Cultural Center
Keynote Speaker: Larry Gossett (Topic: King County’s role in public education)
Sponsor: NAACP

Martin Luther King County Rally for Public Education Background Information
The Martin Luther King County Rally for Public Education is designed not only to engage King County communities, parents/guardians and students in public education issues and advocacy opportunities; it is intended to provide a wide variety of resources and information.

Featured Resources
College Preparation
o Testing Calendars (for two- and four-year colleges)
o College Applications
o Financial Aid Applications
o Scholarship Information
o Onsite High School Counselors
K-12 Informational Tables
o Education Issues
o Advanced Placement
o English Language Learners
o High School Graduation Requirements
o Low Income/Poverty
o Special Education
Post-secondary Opportunities
o Apprenticeships
o Two-year Colleges
o Four-year Universities
Citizen Empowerment
o Voter Registration
o Education Advocacy Opportunities
City, County and State Organizations
o Black Child Development Institute (BCDI)
o Casa Latina
o El Centro de la Raza
o Sea Mar
o Seattle Education Association
o Washington Education Association
o Washington State Special Education Coalition

Civil Rights
o Civil Rights Advocacy
o Process to Address Alleged Civil Rights Violations
Health Care
o Health Care Information and Resources
o Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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