Posts filed under: Solidarity Events

482Forward Hosts Detroit State of the Schools 10/25/17

Our community partner 482Forward is hosting a State of the Schools event: Wednesday, October 25, 6-8pm Gesu Catholic Church 17180 Oak Dr, Detroit MI 48221 Go to this link to RSVP....
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Protecting Health Care Town Hall Events

Protecting Health Care Town Hall Events The fight to protect health care in this country continues and we need you! Throughout August and September, organizations will be hosting health care town halls all across the state and we hope you...
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Harden brings the voices of teachers at charter schools to DC for DeVos hearings

Michigan Alliance of Charter Teachers and Staff – Michigan ACTS Vice President & CCA ACTS Chair Tashaune Harden spoke in DC today about why Betsy DeVos should not be confirmed as Education Secretary....
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Help Protect Retirement!

State Legislators are considering using the Lame Duck session as an opportunity to rob public employees of their retirement benefits.  Led by anti-working-families billionaires including Dick DeVos, who believe that workers should only have access to a risky 401(k)-style retirement...
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COALITION FOR SECURE RETIREMENT-MICHIGAN NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER

Retirees! Join fellow pro-pension advocates for Nov. 29 Pension Action Day Tuesday, Nov. 29 is CSR-MI Pension Action Day in Lansing and it’s the chance to tell your legislators that pensions are the bedrock of a secure retirement for public...
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Register for AFT Michigan’s Political, Legislative & Community Conference Today!

Calling all AFT Michigan members who want to  improve our schools and communities and get our state headed back in the right direction! Join us in Lansing on Saturday, February 27 between 9:00 am and 4:30 pm to discuss: the “big picture” of...
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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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Dearborn Federation of Teachers Announces Winners of First Book Homecoming Free Book Giveaway

Dearborn Federation of Teachers Donates a Free Book to Three Classrooms in Dearborn Public Schools As part of their ongoing effort to provide “a free book for every student in Dearborn”, the Dearborn Federation of Teachers (DFT) once again hosted...
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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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Register for AFT Michigan’s Organizing Conference

AFT Michigan’s annual organizing conferences are designed to deepen the skills of member activists while providing the opportunity to contribute to an ongoing campaign. This year, we will be plugging into the work of the Washtenaw Regional Organizing Coalition (WeROC), which...
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