Community Schools Rally, Oct. 21st

AFT-Maryland, along with the Baltimore Teachers Union, Maryland Communities United, and the Center for Popular Democracy will be hosting a rally to promote and advocate widespread support for community schools.

Throughout Baltimore, Community Schools are transforming public education. Community Schools are rooted in their local communities. Building innovative partnerships with non-profits, city agencies, and businesses, Community Schools multiply public resources to bring top-quality academics, services, and programs to ensure children are physically, emotionally, and socially prepared to learn. For the press release, click here.


Washington Post endorses Brown for governor

On Sunday, The Washington Post published its endorsement of Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for Governor, saying, "Mr. Brown’s breadth of experience, coupled with the lack of credibility at the heart of Mr.


Help us Get Out the Vote!

We need your help to get out the vote for the upcoming General Election! AFT-Maryland is coordinating volunteers to make phone calls Mondays through Thursdays and Saturdays until Nov. 3rd. Call to sign up for a shift!

We are also canvassing neighborhoods with Labor-to-Labor Door-to-Door walks, Wednesday evenings and Saturdays. We are union members talking to other union members, encouraging our brothers & sisters to come out to vote on November 4th.

Schedules and contact information are below. Come out and join us!


Early Voting: October 23-30

2014 General Election
Early Voting: October 23-30, 10 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Election Day: November 4th

Avoid long lines on election day! Maryland has expanded early voting this year to make sure you have the best chance to make your vote count!


New Jersey nurses vote for union representation

By an overwhelming ratio of 6-to-1, nurses working at Inspira Medical Center Woodbury in New Jersey have voted in favor of union representation by Health Professionals and Allied Employees (HPAE), an AFT affiliate.