Walk-In for Community Schools Funding

The AFT-Maryland and the Baltimore Teachers Union joined with the Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools (AROS) and participated in a national day of action on October 6th. The Baltimore action was a walk-in for the schools and communities ALL our children deserve.

Voter Registration events

The AFT-Maryland was active in the Baltimore community Saturday Sept. 17th, participating in two events. The first was an AFL-CIO kickoff for Maryland. The event featured politicians from across the state rallying supporters and energizing the base in advance of this November’s elections.

Trump fails a crucial test

In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about Donald Trump's education policies amd how they would devastate our public education system.

AFL-CIO Labor 2016 Kick Off

The Maryland/DC AFL-CIO will hold its Labor 2016 Kick Off event at the Baltimore Teachers Union on Saturday, September 17, 2016.

9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Canvassing Door-to-door for Endorsed Candidates

12:30 p.m. Picnic and Rally

at the Baltimore Teachers Union/AFT-Maryland
4701 Mount Hope Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215
(Temporary office, across the street from BTU's building, currently under construction.)

RSVP to: Kim Tucker (410) 269-1940 or email to ktucker@mddcaflcio.org.

Rally at Chase Brexton Health Services

The AFT-Maryland stood in support of Chase Brexton Health Services workers who were terminated for trying to form a union. Staff and members of the federation joined more than a hundred other activist and community members to protest decisions by the clinic’s administration to fire workers.

AFT National Convention Wrap Up

The 2016 AFT National Convention in Minneapolis, MN was one for the ages. Not only was it the 100th anniversary of the union, but there were a number of high profile elected officials and social justice activists that addressed the convention. The members even took to the streets themselves to put the rhetoric into action.