Car Caravan Rallies for a Safe and Equitable School Reopening

Date: 
Thu, 07/30/2020 - 2:00pm - Fri, 07/31/2020 - 3:00pm
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AFT Connecticut is teaming up with our labor allies in the Connecticut Education Association (CEA) for rallies in communities across the state. Union members, their families and neighbors are encouraged to participate in order to send the message that safety, equity and funding must be the priorities for our public schools. 
 
Individual events are being organized by AFT and CEA-affiliated local unions. Check back later for a list of confirmed events with dates and times, as well as lead contacts.
 
Verified events (as of Jul. 29, 2020 - list will be updated frequently so check back to confirm details before attending any event):
  • Bethel
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: Bethel High School at 300 Whittlesey Dr. in Bethel
    • Who: TBD
  • Bridgeport
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: Bridgeport Central High School at 1 Lincoln Blvd. in Bridgeport
    • Who: TBD
  • Brookfield
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: Brookfield High School at 45 Long Meadow Hill Rd. in Brookfield
    • Who: TBD
  • Danbury
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: Danbury High School at 43 Clapboard Ridge Rd. in Danbury
    • Who: TBD
  • East Hartford
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: East Hartford High School at 869 Forbes St. in East Hartford
    • Who: TBD
  • East Lyme
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: East Lyme High School at 30 Chesterfield Rd. in East Lyme
    • Who: TBD
  • Greenwich
    • When: Thu, 7/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: Commuter Parking Lot at I-95 Exit 3 (Horse Neck Lane) in Greenwich
    • Who: TBD
  • Haddam
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: Commuter Parking Lot at Route 9 Exit 8 (Beaver Meadow Rd.) in Haddam
    • Who: TBD
  • Hamden
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: Hamden Middle School at 2623 Dixwell Ave. in Hamden
    • Who: TBD
  • Hartford
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: former UConn campus parking lot on Trout Brook Rd. in West Hartford; route to include governor's residence
    • Who: Marilyn Mathes - marilynm@cea.org
  • Ledyard
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: Ledyard High School at 24 Gallup Hill Rd. in Ledyard
    • Who: TBD
  • Naugatuck
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: Naugatuck High School at 543 Rubber Ave. in Naugatuck
    • Who: TBD
  • New Haven
  • Norwalk
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 3:00pm
    • Where: Brien McMahon High School at 300 Highland Ave. in Norwalk
    • Who: Mary Yordon - myordon@me.com
  • Norwich
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: Norwich Free Academy at 305 Broadway in Norwich
    • Who: TBD
  • Putnam
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: St Marie Greenhalgh Complex at 33 Wicker St. in Putnam
    • Who: TBD
  • Seymour
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: Seymour High School at 2 Botsford Rd. in Seymour (NOTE new start location)
    • Who: TBD
  • Simsbury
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: Simsbury High School at 34 Farms Village Rd. in Simsbury
    • Who: TBD
  • Stamford
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: Scalzi Park at 100 Bridge St. in Stamford
    • Who: TBD
  • Stonington
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: Stonington High School at 176 S Broad St. in Pawcatuck
    • Who: TBD
  • Stratford
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: Bunnell High School at 1 Bulldog Blvd. in Stratford
    • Who: TBD
  • Vernon
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: Rockville High School at 70 Loveland Hill Rd. in Rockville
    • Who: TBD
  • Wallingford
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: Sheehan High School at 142 Hope Hill Rd. in Wallingford
    • Who: TBD
  • Willimantic
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 5:00pm
    • Where: Jillson Square at 2 Jackson Street in Willimantic
    • Who: Randall Prose - windhamunion@gmail.com
  • Wolcott
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: Wolcott High School, 457 Bound Line Rd. in Wolcott
    • Who: TBD
  • Woodbridge
    • When: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 2:00pm
    • Where: Beecher Road School, 40 Beecher Rd. in Woodbridge
    • Who: TBD
Click here for a graphic promoting the rallies to share online.
 
Click here for our national union's guideline for safely reopening school buildings.
 
Click here for a legal memo outlining members' workplace safety-related speech protections.
 
Miscellaneous event settings
Sponsor: 
AFT CT, CEA
Contact name: 
Jan Hochadel
Contact phone: 
(860) 257-9782
Contact email: 
ActNetReply@aftct.org
Cost: 
No cost for members