Thousands rally nationwide to save Affordable Care Act

On Jan. 15, thousands of people, including great representation from AFT members, rallied in cities across the country to stand up against plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act as well as efforts to privatize Medicare and Medicaid.

Lobby Night in Annapolis

Join AFT-Maryland for
LOBBY NIGHT IN ANNAPOLIS
Monday, January 30th, 2017

Buses will depart from AFT-Maryland at 5:15 p.m.
4701 Mt. Hope Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215

Sandwiches & Soft drinks will be provided on the bus.

For more information and to RESERVE YOUR SEAT on the bus, contact Todd Reynolds (443)320-4719 or treynolds@aftmd.org.

IN ADDITION....  

Protect Public Education! AROS Day of Action Jan. 19th

JOIN US for a Day of Action
Thursday, January 19, 2017

as we STAND TOGETHER in SOLIDARITY to
PROTECT PUBLIC EDUCATION.
Our Students, Our Schools, Our Communities.

Gather at 3:45 p.m.
City Springs Elem/Middle School
100 S Caroline St., Baltimore 21231

Help us DEFEND public education for all.

On Thursday, Jan. 19, thousands of AFT members and allies nationwide will demonstrate... 

 

Weingarten speaks on the future of public education

In a speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., AFT President Randi Weingarten juxtaposed two approaches for education that would have vastly different consequences for America's students. Either build on the bipartisan consensus of the Every Student Succeeds Act to provide all families with access to great neighborhood public schools, or promote the dangerous, destructive approaches that Donald Trump's education secretary nominee advocates to undermine and privatize public education.

BCFPE members help with holiday food distribution

In the spirit of giving, consistent with the holiday season, members of the Baltimore County Federation of Public Employees (BCFPE) joined with AFL-CIO sisters and brothers to aid in the distribution of food and toys to families in need during the holiday season. President John Ripley and others were a part of the team putting together packages and handing out food and toys leading up to the Christmas Holiday. Read more on BCFPE's website at: http://bcfpe.md.aft.org