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With the arrival of Spring, the fundraising and application process for the 2017-2018 AFT Washington/Schwerin Campbell Barnard Iglitzin & Lavitt Scholarships is under way! At least three $1,000 education scholarships are available this year to AFT Washington locals’ members in good standing and their family members or dependents.
You make important contributions to society – both at work and in your personal lives. Most days, you go above and beyond what is required.
Stories are a powerful way to communicate. Please take a few minutes to tell us your story and the value of your work. It is important that everyone who cares about our students know who you are, the conditions under which you work, and the many contributions you make despite difficulties.
Everyone who works hard and plays by the rules should thrive in America. As hard-working people who are trying to make a living and support our families, we are working harder and harder to make ends meet. But our system is broken and rules favor corporations and the very wealthy. Indeed, working people are under attack in an attempt to weaken unions and undermine our rights. Find out more about what's happening and get resources that you can use for members.
In her most recent column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten talks about the need for our country to return to the kind of thoughtful yet passionate discourse and engagement in civic life that's been far too rare lately.
As it gathers momentum, the movement to organize graduate assistants could well overturn old policies barring private college and university graduate workers from unionizing, and pave the way for guaranteed workers' rights in the future.
Share My Lesson, the fastest-growing free, digital collection of lesson plans and other support materials for educators, has gone through a best-in-class upgrade.