AQE/Metro Justice Education Committee Meeting

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 5:00 pm

Metro Justice

803 West Avenue Suite 370

Rochester, NY, 14611

Minutes

Attending: Diane Watkins, Eamonn Scanlon, Candace Rubin, Rosemary Rivera, Bruce Pollack, Miesha McCray, Etheleen Lawrence, Reine Lawrence, Mia Hodgins, Eric Howard, Sarah Gillespie, Lisa Englert, Sue DeFabbia, Brianna Casserly, Ana Casserly, Jim Bearden

  1. Welcome and Introductions

  2. Debriefing on the release of the report and press conference.

    1. The space at School #17 was too small.

    2. We were competing with parents trying to pick up their children.

    3. The RCSD got too much credit for the event. We needed an AQE/MJ Banner across the front and people wearing MJ T-shirts.

  3. Planning activities for December and January.

    1. Van White's resolution to amend the RCSD code of conduct was described and we agreed to read it carefully and discuss it at the next meeting.

    2. We brainstormed a long list of ideas for our strategy.

    3. Eric, Eamonn & Rosemary will meet to distill the list and bring a draft proposal to the next meeting.

  4. Organizing the committee for future action.

    1. We discussed and brainstormed ideas for organizing our committee.

    2. Without an organizer the committee's capacity is limited by volunteer time.

    3. We need the following general kinds of volunteers.

      1. Prepare agendas, advertise meetings, and distribute minutes of meetings (Eamonn and Jim as co-chairs will coordinate this Brianna volunteered to act as secretary and prepare minutes.)

      2. Research

        1. Local and national research on the issue of suspensions and breaking the school-to-jail pipeline.

        2. Writing flyers, leaflets and documents used by the committee.

      3. Outreach

        1. Contacting parent, church, and other organizations.

        2. Phone banking and contacting our membership.

        3. Gathering information from parents, students and community members about goals etc.

        4. Maintain alliances with other groups who support our campaign.

  5. Proposal on Subcommittee for Special Education

    1. Ana led discussion of Suspensions, IEP etc.

    2. Thanks to 19th Ward Association for table at their convention

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Information Links

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ABOUT THE 19TH WARD

19th Ward Community Association
Rochester City Living
RocWiki.org

 

ANIMAL RELATED SERVICES

To report animal cruelty, call 911 or  THE ANIMAL CRUELTY HOTLINE: (585) 223-6500

City of Rochester Low-income Spay/Neuter for pet Dogs and Cats

Rochester Community Animal Clinic - low-income spay/neuter for pet dogs and cats, and feral cats

PAWS, Inc.Providing Animal Welfare Services

City of Rochester Adopt a Dog or Cat

Lollypop Farm, The Humane Society of Rochester and Monroe County 

 

BUYING A HOME IN THE 19TH WARD

Homesteadnet.com

City of Rochester Property Information

Rochester City Living

Trulia Listed Homes For Sale

UR Home Ownership Program

Zillow listed homes for sale

COMMUNITY LINKS

Arnett Public Library

Brooks Landing

City of Rochester 

John Lightfoot, Monroe County Legislator,District 25

Loretta Scott, City Council President, At Large

LaShay D. Harris, South District

Genesee Valley Park

Metro Justice

RGRTA Bus Information

Minority Reporter

SouthWest Tribune

Rochester Green Living

ROCSPOT

Sector 4 Comm. Developmant Corp

Savor Life Radio Show

Teen Empowerment

WDKX Urban contemporary 103.9 FM

WRUR 88.5 UR and WXXI partnership  88.5 FM

Southwest Family YMCA

UR Gov. & Community Relations


EDUCATION

Rochester Prep Charter School

U.S. Dept. of Education

 

FAITH COMMUNITY

St. Monica Church


BUSINESSES

El Latino Restaurant
D and L Groceries
Hand Crafted Wrought Iron
Jim Dalberth Sports
Menezes Pizza
TOPS Friendly Markets
Staybridge Suites

OUTREACH AND SERVICES

Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning (CPLP)

Dealing with Lead
Drug Activity
Healthy Blocks
HEAP NY Home Heating Assistant
Home Safety Tips    LifeTimesAdultDay Health Care
Medicare
NeighborWorks Rochester
Parking / Abandoned Vehicles
2-1-1 Social Services
ACT Rochester

OTHER

Genesee Co-op FCU

3/50 Project

South Wedge Ning

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