||Dying to teach: Bullied teachers' forum and protest art exhibit
From a press release
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On Aug. 8, 2013 at 6p.m., a Bullied Teachers' Forum & Protest Art Exhibit will be held at The Keith House, 1900 S. Prairie Ave., Chicago. The work of art called, Dying to Teach, will be unveiled at the event, and is a collaborative project made by concerned parents in dedication to bullied teachers — living and dead. Mary Eve Thorson's family will be in attendance for this special night. Their daughter's self-sacrifice for bullied teachers and children was the subject of the documentary, Dying to Teach: The Killing of Mary Eve Thorson, "Educators Who Bully." The film was requested by the Save Our Schools organization for their convention in Washington, DC last August. On April 5th, CBS 2 Chicago aired an interview with John and Shari Thorson about the continued impact of their daughter's tragic death on teachers across the country. Mary's documentary was also a topic of discussion. It uncovers the tragic events which led to Mary's suicide on Thanksgiving Day, 2011, causing teachers across the country to speak out in horror and expose the bullying they'd been subjected to within their respective institutions at the hands of other educators/administrators.
If you've been bullied by an administrator or know of a colleague being bullied, then please attend and make your voices heard. Teachers are dying figuratively and now literally. This is an opportunity to stand together and show the world that we refuse to be treated inhumanely. If we don't act now, more teachers will kill themselves and the students who love them will suffer as a consequence.
Please enter the following link to reserve your seat for the forum. There is no admission charge.
www.keithhousechicago.com (312) 907-7909 .
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