From the President, Summer 2014

It has been my privilege to be president for about a year and a half. I have taken this position to do my best to continue our growth with your help. My vision is to improve communication with our members, as well as stakeholders, and to protect the rights and benefits of our members.

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Wall Street deals costing schools, municipalities billions

Following a new report detailing how Wall Street sold toxic deals to school districts and municipalities that are costing communities billions in fees, interest and other payments, educators, parents, community members and local officials have joined together for a Day of Action in cities across the country.

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LAST WEEKEND to Get Out the Vote for Labor!

The race for Maryland’s next Governor is down to its last few days, and we’re asking for one more push to help us Get Out the Vote. Come out this weekend to help us!

This Saturday, from 10am-2pm, come to the AFT-Maryland Headquarters (5800 Metro Drive, Baltimore, Maryland, 21215) for an afternoon of knocking on fellow union members’ doors to encourage them to vote. We will fan out in teams to key locations in Baltimore City and Baltimore County to help get out the vote!

Don’t sit this election out!

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CUB Members join One Baltimore United Rally

Various organizations converged on City Hall on Monday, October 27th, to make a host of demands. Among the most important issues was the question of whether to privatize the city water supply. Other issues included demands for affordable housing, quality jobs, safe streets and quality education.  Click here to read more!

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Help us Get Out the Vote!

We need your help to get out the vote for the upcoming General Election! AFT-Maryland is coordinating volunteers to make phone calls Mondays through Thursdays and Saturdays until Nov. 3rd. Call to sign up for a shift!

We are also canvassing neighborhoods with Labor-to-Labor Door-to-Door walks, Wednesday evenings and Saturdays. We are union members talking to other union members, encouraging our brothers & sisters to come out to vote on November 4th.

Schedules and contact information are below. Come out and join us!

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Early Voting: October 23-30

2014 General Election
Early Voting: October 23-30, 10 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Election Day: November 4th

Avoid long lines on election day! Maryland has expanded early voting this year to make sure you have the best chance to make your vote count!

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