State of Emergency Rally, San Diego – Friday, May 13 from 4-6 p.m.

by on May 11, 2011 · 0 comments

in Economy, Education, San Diego

UPDATE: Make sure to read Andy and Frank’s coverage of this event!

Embarcadero Marina Park North
500 Kettner Blvd, San Diego

More than 2,000 educators, students, parents, union members, business and community leaders – arriving by car, trolley, bus and train from throughout San Diego, Imperial, and southern Orange and Riverside counties – will participate in a huge rally between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. at San Diego’s Embarcadero Marina Park North, 500 Kettner Blvd.

The rally will include entertainment from the Lakeside Middle School Show Choir and San Diego’s Monarch School Steel Drum Band. The speaking program will include welcome remarks by San Diego Education Association President Bill Freeman, welcome remarks from the State Education Coalition by CTA Executive Director Carolyn Doggett, and remarks by Darrin Curtis, California Teacher of the Year from Lakeside Union School District, and by Lou Obermeyer, California Superintendent of the Year from Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District. Representatives from the Parent Teachers Association, California School Boards Association, Association of California School Administrators, California School Employees Association and California Faculty Association will also participate.

Contacts: Bill Guy, 619-709-0028, or Lisa Eck , 714-504-7108 (cell).

You can view the calendar of local actions on our website,, and visit to learn more about the campaign.

We hope to see you there!

In solidarity,

Elizabeth Newman
Field Organizer/Program Coordinator
San Diego & Imperial Counties Labor Council, AFL-CIO
3737 Camino del Rio South, Suite 403 San Diego, CA 92108

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