December 5, 2016
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Thousands to March to City Hall and Protest Proposed Kindergarten Elimination

 

 

 

District Council 1707 AFSCME

75 Varick Street

New York NY 10013

212-219-0022

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Neal Tepel

646-591-6484

 

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

 

Thousands to March to City Hall and Protest

Proposed Kindergarten Elimination

 

Eliminating Kindergarten in Day Care Centers will

Cost City Millions and Inconvenience Families

Plan Would Shift 3,300 Children from Day Care to Overcrowded Public Schools

 

 

WHAT:           Thousands of parents, day care center staff, public officials, union members march to City Hall to urge the mayor and council members to vote down the costly budget proposal that will eliminate kindergarten education in New York City day care centers.  This drastic reduction of early childhood education funds will also force many centers to close. 

 

                        The march is organized by District Council 1707 AFSCME, which represents day care, head start, and social service workers.

 

WHEN:           Wednesday, May 6th

March from Battery Park (

Battery Place
and Broadway) to

CityHallPark

                       

Arrive at City Hall Park: Remarks from elected officials, union officials, parents, children and community leaders

 

                       

 



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