About the Rally

one voice unitedONE VOICE UNITED RALLY
Fight for the Future of Public Education
Saturday, June 8, Noon - 2 p.m.
Empire State Plaza, Albany

The numbers are growing for the One Voice United Rally in Albany June 8. Community leaders across the state are organizing.  Together, we will speak out against the continued madness!

We encourage NYSUT members, parents, students and community activists to come to Albany on June 8 to speak with one voice to fight for the future of public education. 

Getting There

Check out these answers to Frequently Asked Questions for information on attending the rally and coordinating transportation.

Why We Rally

Will you be there? There will be entertainment and speakers representing parents, teachers and various other groups to highlight the major issues that need to be addressed to help our students and our schools:

  • End the over-reliance on expensive corporate developed tests!
  • Demand fair and equitable funding of our schools!
  • Protect the safety of students and staff!
  • Restore local control of our public schools! Fix the Tax Cap!
  • Invest in public higher education and save SUNY Downstate Medical Hospital!

The Top Ten

Averill Park TA President Michelle Smead published this list of the "Top Ten Reasons" to attend the rally in her local newsletter. Noted activist Diane Ravitch included it in her national blog.

Need more reasons to rally in Albany? See the videos.

Spread the Word

Check out our print fliers and social media tools to spread the word in your community.