Over 3,000 delegates to the AFT national convention came to Los Angeles in July. Click here to watch and share a brief video with highlights that features Connecticut union members in action and being recognized for their efforts to "Reclaim the Promise."
2014 AFT CT Convention
The theme of the 67th Annual Convention on May 17th was “Picture This.” Click here for a video shown to delegates that reminds us how without unions, workers lack the power to stand up for themselves, their families and their communities.
Since the last major overhaul of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), its core principles of equity and opportunity have been over-shadowed. Click here to call on Congress to focus on fair funding, drop consequences tied to annual tests, and adopt multiple accountability measures as they reauthorize the law.