Speech pathologist with child

What’s Your Union Story?

Early in my career, I advocated to reduce class sizes after teaching a class of 39 students. That’s my union “Aha” moment; what’s yours? I would love to hear your stories of how union activism has made a difference in your professional lives, schools, communities, and states. More…

Dr. King, Inauguration Day and Our Democracy

In the coming days our nation will be marking two occasions:  the national holiday honoring the life, service and leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the peaceful transfer of power from one presidential administration to another that we call Inauguration Day. For me, both days will be emotional.  Both days call for reflection.  More…

Can You Make a Difference? Yes, You Can!

In this world of grey cynicism and pale apathy, it’s easy to think that the big things have all been done. That we’re all at the mercy of Billionaire Big Brothers who will decide our collective fate and no vale la pena luchar – It’s not worth the struggle. It’s easy to think that if you didn’t know any better. If you didn’t know what I know. More…