Join CVPE and the Texas Freedom Network in Austin on Tuesday, July 26th from 10:00-11:15 am for a READ-IN at the Texas Capitol Rotunda as a part of their #TeachtheTruth Campaign. RSVP here
The Texas Education Agency is requiring the State Board of Education to include Governor Abbott’s anti-LGBTQ & social studies gag law, HB 3979,in this year’s social studies book adoption process. When adopted, the books will be in use for the next ten years!
RSVP here to join the read-in to stand up for school access to books and for the teaching of our full and truthful history. More information about carpooling and a TFN-sponsored caravan are forthcoming. If you would like to speak at the event, email [email protected].
Read what parents, teachers, and students are doing around the state and join their efforts or create your own!
- Prosper Tx Parent Reading Group writes book reviews for each of the 82 banned books https://localprofile.com/2022/05/05/prosper-parent-group-is-reading-and-reviewing-banned-books/
- Round Rock Black Parents’ Association fights book banshttps://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/meet-moms-color-texas-fighting-book-bans-kids-schools-rcna13701
- Texas students push back against book bans for censoring LGBTQhttps://www.texastribune.org/2022/03/07/texas-students-banned-books-protest-clubs/
Support CVPE: August is approaching soon. It’s the start of our membership cycle (August 1st-July 31st). Your dues help support the important work we do here at CVPE.
Our next in-person meeting is Saturday, August 6th at 1:00 pm at Trinity Gardens Church of Christ (7725 Sandra St, Houston, TX 77016). Help develop CVPE’s plans and priorities for the upcoming year.
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