Want to be heard? Speak out with your vote!

The well-rounded education that all students deserve includes a deep appreciation for citizenship and its core right and responsibility: voting. With National Voter Registration Day just around the corner (Tuesday, September 25), the NEA is encouraging members to advocate for—and hold—voter registration drives in public high schools. Like the saying goes: Not voting actually is voting. It’s voting to give away your voice and your power. More…

Arizona: It’s Voting Country

This post is dedicated to social justice warriors here in Tucson, in Phoenix and across this great country. I’m traveling today, going to places where the margin of error for electing great public school advocates is razor thin. If we aren’t there doing everything we need to do to help them, we won’t win. More…

My Mom Is Looking for these Guys

I don’t think Mom has ever missed an election. My mother would consider it una vergüenza – a shameful thing – to not vote when there are so many immigrants who love this country and dream about someday becoming citizens and being given that incredible responsibility. More…