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March 1–4 | 2021 Lobby Week

3/1/2021

SDEA is hosting “Lobby Week” March 1–4, 2021 to give educators the opportunity to speak up for the schools our students deserve. The pandemic prohibits us from bringing you to the Capitol, so this year we are going to ask you to join us from where you live and teach.

Here are the activities we have planned:

March 1st  Monday

Kickoff Day
Lobby Week Kick Off Virtual Town Hall with SDEA President Loren Paul at 7pm CST  

March 2nd  Tuesday

Speak Up and Contact Your Legislator 
Email, phone, or text your legislators about how additional education funding will help your school and students.

March 3rd  Wednesday

Wear Red for Ed and Record 
Don your best red outfit and create a video about the importance of increases to education funding and what it means for your school and your students.

March 3rd  |  Thursday

Get Social
Post your Red for Ed Photos and Video on your social media platform of choice with #sdleg, #sdspeakup, #sdredfored

March 1–4  |  All Week

Wear the Official Speak Up Button…
Mailed to your local leader the week of February 22!