Children and Members of the Public Invited to View and Participate in the Decimation of the Public Education System Art Exhibit



WHEN: On Sunday, May 9th (Mother’s Day) from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (2:00 pm press conference) we will be having the grand opening of the Decimation of the Public Education System art show, and Mother’s appreciation pancake brunch (also coinciding with the revise of the State Budget).

WHERE: Luna Room at Sol Collective Art Gallery: 2574 21st Street (2574 is between T and U streets) – Sacramento, CA 95818-2523. Call Amy Hines at 916-508-6951 for directions or details.
WHAT: This is an art opening and pancake breakfast/brunch FOR ALL THE MOTHERS WHO ADVOCATE FOR THEIR KIDS’ EDUCATION EVERY DAY.

WHO: Artists and activists Cathy Hackett, Deena Karagaines, Amy Hines and Jenny Berg.

Sacramento – In an effort to raise awareness about the decimation of the public education system due to lack of funding, a group of activists are inviting school children of all ages as well as college students and adults to stop by their art exhibit: The Decimation of the Public Education System.  People are also invited to bring their art if they have worked on an art piece at home.  All art must be framed in some manner.

The art will be taken to the California State Capitol to help Legislators understand what the “Decimation of Public Education” means to children and adults of all ages. Amy Hines, one of the organizers of the event says that, “Elected officials are at times removed from the true impact that their decisions are having on the education system and on the lives of children and adults. It’s time for them to understand what the decimation of the public education system means to individuals and children of all ages. We must take a stand and fight for the funding of education.  It must be a priority.  We welcome people to stop by the exhibit at the following locations and bring their art.”
The Art Exhibit THE DECIMATION OF THE PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEM includes art pieces selected from those provided by the public, and will take place the following days:

Second Saturday in Sacramento (Next Sat. May 8th): Spanglish art gallery 905 23rd Street

As well as the event on Sunday, May 9th – on Friday, May 14th the Sol Collective will be hosting a world music DJ set at 8:00 pm, and we are providing the visual back drop. $5.00 entrance fee.

On Tuesday, May 25th from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm we will have a soft opening for the art exhibit The Decimation of the Public Education System at Bistro 33 in Davis: 226 F Street, Davis, CA 95616-4515. Call Amy Hines at 916-508-6951 for directions or details.

On Tuesday, June 15th from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm there will be a teach-in discussion for the public at Bistro 33 in Davis.  For more information call Amy Hines at:  (916) 508-6951


About The Author

David Greenwald is the founder, editor, and executive director of the Davis Vanguard. He founded the Vanguard in 2006. David Greenwald moved to Davis in 1996 to attend Graduate School at UC Davis in Political Science. He lives in South Davis with his wife Cecilia Escamilla Greenwald and three children.

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