Garret Virchick

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Garret Virchick

Garret Virchick.. worked for 30 years in the Boston Public Schools. Active in the Boston Teachers Union, he served multiple terms on the union’s Executive Board running as a member of the social justice caucus BTU For All. While serving as editor of the Boston Union Teacher newspaper, he won multiple awards for his writing from the American Federation of Teachers Communicators Network, including an Excellence Award for his series “Exposing the Man Behind the Curtain: What’s Behind Education Reform.”

Currently he is retired from teaching, but active in the International Work Team of Liberation Road.[1]


Studied Teaching and Curriculum at Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Solidarity Project with the People of Mexico

Mary Jo Connelly September 6 2019·

Don't miss the chance to join us next Sunday Sept. 15 from 4-6pm for food and conversation with Prof. Javier Bravo, a representative of Mexico's MORENA Party (the party that elected AMLO, a left-progressive President of Mexico).

The event will be held at 50 Maverick Square, 2nd floor. The event is co-sponsored by Liberation Road, Mijente Latin American Solidarity Circle and the Solidarity Project with the People of Mexico.


It's a great opportunity to hear what's happening in Mexico with the astounding election of progressive Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO), and to talk about what we can do on both sides of the border. For fellow left-electoral geeks, there's a lot to learn from AMLO and MORENA experience. See the attached flier for more information. — with Mike Connelly, Ben Echevarria, Shana Berger, Amanda Achin, Andre Green, Rae Axner, Matt Taylor, Will Mbah, Gabriel Mireles, Garret Virchick, Matthew Miller, Pennie Taylor, Vicki Jane, Lily Huang, Becca Tumposky, Ben Bradlow, Payton Corbett, John Fitzgerald, Greg Hill, Rene E. Mardones, Juan Pablo Blanco, Joe Teixeira, Genevieve Leigh, Camilo Vive, Brian Connelly, Thomas Estabrook, Joe Ramsey, Colleen Fitzpatrick, Donald Cronin, Linda Liu, Consuelo Perez, Van Hardy, Mary Regan, Amy Colwell Todd, Zac Bears and Gillian Mason.

Javier Bravo visit


Mexico Matters - Organizing Across Borders Speaking Tour Public · Hosted by Gabriel Mireles and Garret Virchick.

Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 4 PM – 6 PM EDT

50 Maverick Sq. 2nd Floor, East Boston, MA 02128

The Solidarity Project with the People of Mexico is a coalition of organizations intent on building relationships and solidarity with Peoples' movements in Mexico.

We have invited history professor and Morena party activist Javier Bravo to speak to us about the historic electoral victories of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and other progressives in the new Morena party, the crisis at the US/Mexico border and how politics in Mexico are affecting immigrant families here in the US.[2]

Revolutionary Student Brigade

In 1978 Garret Virchick was a supporter of the Maoist Revolutionary Student Brigade at Boston University.[3]

FRSO affiliate

Garrett Virchick has taught in the Boston Public Schools for 25 years and is active in his union. He is associated with the Freedom Road Socialist Organization[4].

"Friend and comrade"

In June 2019 Garrett Virchick wrote an obituary for his "friend and comrade" John Allocca for the Freedom Road Socialist Organization website.[5]

Now What? Defying Trump and the Left's Way Forward


Now What? Defying Trump and the Left's Way Forward was a phone in webinar organized by Freedom Road Socialist Organization in the wake of the 2016 election.

Now what? We’re all asking ourselves that question in the wake of Trump’s victory. We’ve got urgent strategizing and work to do, together. Join Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson of the Movement for Black Lives and Freedom Road, Calvin Cheung-Miaw, Jodeen Olguin-Taylor of Mijente and WFP, Joe Schwartz of the Democratic Socialists of America, and Sendolo Diaminah of Freedom Road for a discussion of what happened, and what we should be doing to build mass defiance. And above all, how do we build the Left in this, which we know is the only solution to the crises we face?

This event will take place Tuesday November 15, 2016 at 9pm Eastern/8pm Central/6pm Pacific.

Those invited, on Facebook included Garret Virchick.[6]