NEA Tele-Town Hall: Ensuring Equity and Racial Justice in Reopening School Buildings

On Thursday, June 18 at 2:00pm, NEA will be co-hosting a tele-town hall on Ensuring Equity and Racial Justice in Reopening School Buildings. We encourage all of our members to use this link to register for this important event, which will be moderated by Jesse Holland (CSPAN Washington Journal Host) and feature conversation with NEA Vice President, Becky Pringle, and NAACP President and CEO, Derrick Johnson.

Invest in Ed Event on Saturday, May 30

Our Invest in Ed petition event was so successful last weekend that we’re doing it again this weekend! Come to Alma School Rd and Frye Rd on Saturday, May 30 between 9:00am and 12:00pm for some safe and socially distant advocacy. You can pick up petitions, sign petitions, and drop off (and notarize) petitions. All materials will be sanitized, and you can bring your own pens if needed. Please use this link to RSVP and spread the word … see you on Saturday!

Invest in Ed Opportunities


Our friends at VIP (Valley Interfaith Project) are hosting three drive-in events where people can sign, pick up, notarize, and return Invest in Ed petitions. The events will be held at Valley Unitarian Universalist Church in Chandler.

The dates and times for these events are:

  • Saturday, May 2 from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Tuesday, May 5 from 8:30 am – 11:00 am
  • Thursday, May 7 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

People are encouraged to bring their own black or blue pen, but cleaning products and pens will be available if people forget. These events have been planed with social distancing guidelines in mind to keep everyone safe and healthy while we continue to fight for school funding. Hope to see you there!

Be Sure to Vote by April 28!

ballot box

CEA is currently holding our annual election for four Executive Board positions, as well as for Association Representatives at each site. You should have received voting information at both your home and work email address. Voting closes at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, April 28 … be sure to cast your vote by then! Full details and candidate statements can be found on our election page.

National Labor Tele-Town Hall on April 25

NEA is co-sponsoring a national labor tele-town hall on Saturday, April 25 at 10:00 am. Entitled Protect All Workers: We’re Always Essential, this event will unite union members from across the labor movement. Speakers will include Senator Elizabeth Warren, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and even AEA’s very own Vanessa Jimenez! Use this link to register and attend … you won’t want to miss this special event.