Archives for February 2011

S.B. 5 Action Resource Center

COME AND BRING YOUR FRIENDS to the OEA Building, 225 E. Broad Street, on Monday Apr. 25, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (the day before we return from spring break) to sign a petition. Any registered voter may sign the form. Parking will be available at the CCS parking lot at 270 E. State St. An additional signing event will be held on Saturday, Apr. 30, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the OEA Building. Any registered voter may sign the form. Parking will be available at the CCS parking lot at 270 E. State St. You can RSVP to either event on Facebook (appreciated, but not required) by going HERE.

If you’re not on Facebook, you can register and ensure you are sent the latest information on trainings and events for petition circulators from OEA by clicking HERE.

Join Teachers for Better Schools (TBS) to help us fight S.B. 5. By joining TBS, CEA members will do our part in raising money needed to support a referendum on SB5. TBS is CEA’s political-action arm. It’s a separate organization that relies on your voluntary contributions to remain effective. We need all 4,500 members to join. To download the membership form in PDF format, click HERE.

Other actions CEA members can take to fight S.B. 5:

Advocate for our profession by joining ACES. Fill out an online OEA commitment card by clicking HERE. This will allow CEA and OEA to be able to alert you about important action you can take to stop this damaging legislation.

Attend anti-S.B. 5 rallies and demonstrations. To locate and RSVP to the latest anti-S.B. 5 events and demonstrations, click HERE.

Fight S.B. 5 on Facebook. Make a statement by changing your avatar picture; visit CEA’s S.B. 5 image resource center by clicking HERE.

Join Anti-S.B. 5 pages on Facebook. The following Facebook pages provide S.B. 5 updates and event opportunities: Ohio Education Association, Columbus Education Association and Stand Up For Ohio.

If you want to do more, e-mail CEA Legislative Coordinator Karen Andermills at kandermills@ceaohio.org for more information about upcoming political action opportunities.