AFT leaders in Massachusetts know that supporting their members goes beyond what happens in the classroom, or the schoolhouse, or even the Statehouse. So they’re bringing student debt relief to members across the state.
Looking back on a year when AFT members and leaders proudly joined in partnership and collaboration with students and gun violence survivors to do whatever it takes to end this country’s gun violence epidemic.
When journalists are assassinated and labor and human rights flagrantly violated, the AFT stands up for justice no matter where the violations occur. In this spirit, the executive council passed two resolutions Feb.
It’s time to divest from private prisons: The US incarcerates more prisoners than any other nation in the world – and private prisons profit. Our new report details how AFT members can encourage their pension funds to divest from private prison corporations.