Posts filed under: League of Extraordinary Educators

Register for Understanding the Corporate Lobbies’ Attack on Public Education

Over the past decade, unions have been under attack in state legislatures across the country.  At the same time, there have been dramatic cuts in essential services, including both K-12 and higher education.  And while unions have been the target...
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Black Friday Rally at Dearborn Wal-Mart

Walmart workers are taking on the wealthiest family in the country. Walmart is the largest private employer in the world and it’s a perfect picture of everything that’s wrong with our unequal economy. Far too many Walmart workers continue to...
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Organizing Conference Brings Together Members & Community

On October 24, AFT members from across the state gathered at EMU to build our organizing skills, learn from each other, and support the community engagement work of our Washtenaw County locals. Working in teams, we knocked on hundreds of...
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Successful Solidarity Action on July 30 in Detroit

By Bruce Ewen. AFT Local 2000 member and Economics Professor and member League of Extraordinary Educators We are in a time of renewed political action in response to a corporate controlled Congress set on goals to go “back in time” without...
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Support Informational Picket Boycotting Driscoll Berries at Midtown Whole Foods Market

by Bruce Ewen, AFT Local 2000 Member, Economics Professor and League of Extraordinary Educator member Every Sunday from 1 – 3 p.m. for the last few weeks, enthusiastic volunteers from Amnesty International, Pax Christi, the National Lawyers Guild, the Michigan...
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Extraordinary Solidarity – Past and Future

Fourteen months ago the League of Extraordinary Educators was voted into existence at the AFT MI Bi-annual convention.  The idea for the League is to build cross union solidarity in the state and with nearly 300 members, we have done...
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Congratulations #SalonUnion

After voting to become a union over a month ago, a successful Twitter strategy leads to Salon finally recognizing the union! Check out: #SalonUnion Tweets: #Hashtags, as they are called, are a digital way to organize around an idea. What...
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Medicare Turns 50: Event on Thursday!

Join with our brothers and sisters of the Michigan Nurses Association for their celebration of the 50th anniversary of Medicare, and call for national single-payer health care for all. The event starts at 9am on July 30 at UAW Local...
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Summer 2015 League of Extraordinary Educators Mtg this week

Not so thrilled the ActionNetwork for the page goes away after the event…  kinda inconvenient! New post will be up soon and I will link to it from here.  ...
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April 30, 2015 LEAD transportation details

UPDATE: BUS IS FULL Hello Folks,  quite a wonderful turnout we are going to have next week! Sign up here:  http://Action.AFT.org/c/368/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=13367 Parking: Download PDF map here and locations here: https://Google.com/maps/search/Parking+Lots/@42.7328337,-84.5527733,16z Bus loading: starting at 6:30 am – leaves at 6:45 am...
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