Turner Bitton, State Superintendent Martell Mentlove, and AFT Utah President Brad Asay taking questions at the Ogden Reclaiming the Promise of Public Education Town Hall Meeting.More
AFT Utah leader shares vision of reclaiming the promise
AFT Utah president Brad Asay has been one of the AFT's most energetic leaders in sharing the vision of reclaiming the promise of public education to his members and the broader community.
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Solution-driven unionism may have been the overarching theme of the 2013 joint conference of the AFT Healthcare and AFT Public Employees divisions, but the importance of community engagement was the biggest takeaway message for the 450 AFT members and guests who gathered in Baltimore, April 25-27. Read more.
Nurses and technicians at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London, Conn., came prepared to return to work on Nov. 30, as their four-day strike came to an end. However, they were met with locked doors and threats of arrest if found on hospital property.
The AFT and The Weinstein Company brought the story of Nelson Mandela's life and his message of social justice, reconciliation and leadership to Los Angeles public high school students with a screening of the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom."
The AFT is partnering with Project HOPE to recruit medical volunteers for deployments to the Philippines to help with recovery from Super Typhoon Haiyan.