Join Us April 20th

Communities across the nation will demand that our leaders protect students and take real action to end gun violence on the National Day of Action Against Gun Violence in Schools. More…

CNN and MSNBC: Lily on the “man-made” school funding crisis in Oklahoma

What’s happening in Oklahoma is real, says NEA President Lily Eskelsen García who rallied with members at the Oklahoma Capitol on April 2, 2018. “It’s the result of a decade of underfunding public schools” while the legislature has provided “zero raises for hard-working educators in 11 years” and has starved education funding so students have More…

Latina Style Magazine: Equality and Fairness For All

Lily was asked to be a guest columnist for Latina Style Magazine’s “Final Point”. The magazine is the most influential publication reaching the contemporary Hispanic woman. With a readership of nearly 600,000, LATINA Style reaches both the seasoned professional and the young Latina entering the workforce for the first time. More…

To Become a Bully Free Nation: Identify. Intervene. Advocate.

Anyone who’s worked in a school — from elementary to high school — has seen the same thing. Popular kids sit together at “their table;” sports stars sit together at “their table.” Occasionally, but not nearly enough, we see a student being especially kind to a new kid. More…

Back to School Tour 2015 Updates

Lily is on the road for NEA’s 2015 #BackToSchool Tour! From Sept 8-18, keep up with Lily as she visits schools and meets with members, students, and community partners to raise awareness on issues affecting the nation’s public schools. She will be in South Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi, and Louisiana. More…