We fight for a democracy worthy of us all!

The nation stands at a crossroads, said NEA President Lily Eskelsen García in her final keynote address to the 2020 NEA Representative Assembly and it’s up to educators everywhere to make sure it chooses the correct path. More…

George Floyd: Grief and anger and a cry for justice

The senseless murder of George Floyd – a man whose life mattered – was the result of a country steeped in white supremacy.  The loss of his life and so many others is a cause for grief and anger but also a cry for justice. More…

Global Educators Leading

In this age where democracy and justice and care for those in need have been turned upside down and inside out, it is a powerful thing to listen to our colleagues across the globe and the courage they show in taking on those who have every advantage. More…

It’s our time to show the world what democracy looks like

This movement has created something better for millions of students and educators – but it’s bigger than that. We’ve created something better for communities. For this country that we love. Lily Eskelsen García addresses the NEA Representative Assembly. More…

Kim Anderson: An advocate for equity and excellence in public education

Kim A. Anderson will be the next Executive Director of the National Education Association (NEA), America’s largest union, representing more than 3 million educators. Anderson’s life long commitment to breaking down barriers for others has never wavered, and with this appointment, she breaks down one of her own:  she will be the first woman and first person of color to serve as NEA executive director. More…