April 11, 2013

Peace Party at Iowa Children's Museum

The Peace Party at the Iowa Children's Museum was a great success.


April 7, 2013

P and J Hospitality Room at Delegate Assembly

IF YOU COME TO THE DELEGATE ASSEMBLY, PLEASE SHOW UP AT THE PANDJ HOSPITALITY ROOM ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT, April 10.  THIS IS A FRIENDLY GATHERING AND YOU ARE ALL INVITED to the  QUALITY INN BEGINNING ABOUT6PM.  We can visit before and/or after dinner.  Look for a sign with the room number location in the lobby.

Thanks to you, I'm sure, I was, again elected as a delegate to the Retired meeting and the RA this summer in Atlanta, GA.  I am proud to serve and want you to send me any concerns you may have to bring to members at the NEA level.  I'm sure gun issues will arise and in the name of Paul Mann, a little too late to make a big difference.  In my opinion, background checks are about the best we can hope for positive change.

Thank you all for caring about Peace and Justice!!

Paul Mann Youth Activist Award Winner

Dear Colleagues of Peace and Justice,

This year's award winner for the Paul Mann Youth Activist Award is Colton Fey.  He is a senior from Maquoketa, Iowa.  He will graduate from the Community College with a fine arts degree this same year he graduates from HS.  He is an outstanding young man ranking second academically in his HS class.  He plans to go to Iowa State next year.  We are fortunate to have such fine young people from which to choose a winner.  All the submissions were outstanding.

He and his mother will be coming to the Delegate Assembly on Thursday morning to be recognized.  We will take the money budgeted for this award and add a $50 gift check for Colton unless there are a lot of objections.  The budget committee suggested this and we have the money now.


April 6, 2013