"Across the country, AFT members are working with their communities to champion fairness, democracy, economic opportunity, and high-quality public education, healthcare and public services for children, their families and our communities. Together, we are working to reclaim the promise of America. If you are an AFT member, I want to thank you for your work. If you are a student, parent or community member, here's a place you can learn more about the work we're engaged in and find ways to get involved."
—President Randi Weingarten
At the AFT's 2018 Convention, Randi Weingarten's ‘Hope in Darkness’ speech defines the challenges and opportunities for unions following the Supreme Court Janus decision.
Puerto Rico teachers, students and parents are fighting back against charter operators with poor or non-existent track records who want to take over their beloved public schools.
AFT President Randi Weingarten fires up the crowd at the historic Women's March in Washington, DC on Jan. 21, 2017.