AFT-Maryland member, Valentina Washington, has been named a semi-finalist for AFT's Everyday Hero program in the Public Employees division. Valentina is a member of Baltimore County Federation of Public Employees, and their Area IV Vice President.
You can read all of the nominees' stories, and cast your vote for candidates in the Teacher, PSRP, Public Employee, Higher Education, Nurses & Health Professionals, Early Childhood, and Retiree by visiting http://www.aft.org/vote-now-your-aft-everyday-hero. Online voting closes at midnight on May 29, 2016.
AFT's Everyday Heroes program honors members who "epitomize the spirit of public service, camaraderie, and compassion." Nominees are AFT members who have made a difference in their workplace, have had a profound and positive impact on the community, or whose extraordinary contribution in his or her field of work has been heroic.