AFT 100th Anniversary Videos - Part 2
5. The Fight for Fairness
In the face of the red scare and politically-motivated attacks, ensuring fair treatment for its members has been central to AFT's mission.
6. Empowerment: A Voice for Paras and School Staff
An inspirational story about how in the wake of a racially divisive strike in New York City, unionization with the UFT gives low-income minority teacher aides (or paraprofessionals) voice and respect. Often under-appreciated school staff also gain respect through unionization.
7. A Union of Professionals
With higher education members, paras and school staff, healthcare workers and public employees as members AFT has become a union of professionals - working for dignity and respect.
8. Solution-Driven Unionism
With the advent of teacher collective bargaining, AFT takes on the mantle of reforming education and improving work conditions by tapping into the collective wisdom of members at the ground-level.