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Welcome Back, Education Professionals! I know so many of our education professionals have been busy preparing for the return of students. I share your excitement for the start of the new school year and all the promise it holds. As we begin this new year, your union and state federation have been working diligently on Blueprint implementation. This transformative legislation that was years in the making should crystallize your work as education professionals. At every step in the process of implementation, we want to hear from you. You are the ones on the front line and can see what’s most effective for education professionals on a day-to-day basis.  Click through for MORE
The state federation and local union team up to meet, welcome, and organize new first year teachers at the New Teacher Summer Institute put on by Baltimore city schools. Click for video, photos, and MORE
Democratic nominee for governor Wes Moore, along with Democratic nominee for Comptroller Brooke Lierman met with members & leaders of Maryland's AFL-CIO. AFT-Maryland was on hand to capture the event. Click through for video and MORE
The A. Philip Randolph Institute continues to shine as a guiding light in the labor community. It is the senior constituency group in the AFL-CIO. AFT-Maryland was heavily involved in the 2022 APRI Conference held in Baltimore, Md. Click through for video and MORE
AFT-Maryland members and staff spent the first half of the summer engaging fellow union members on the 2022 Maryland primary election. Labor endorsed a number of candidates for state and local offices. AFT-Maryland members volunteered their time and efforts leading up to election day to canvass fellow union members to inform them about the particulars of this year’s off-schedule primary and the new laws about voting in Maryland.  Members phone banked and participated in labor walks, supporting Get Out the Vote efforts (GOTV) for the union-endorsed candidates in collaboration with the Maryland and DC AFL-CIO. In addition to the work to enhance voter turnout, CLICK FOR MORE
The rising cost of inflation hits all of us. To fight that, AFT-Maryland partnered with Alpha Kappa Alpha, Rho Xi Omega Chapter for a community event. The state federation handed out books and backpacks after the students experienced an exciting day of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) education.  Click for video & MORE