We Rally to Say “No More” to the Cruel Summer

Today, we rallied in front of LAUSD Headquarters, ahead of a regularly-scheduled School Board meeting, to speak out on the struggles school workers face during the summer. And we made sure the board heard us! We are urging the members of the School Board to support an equitable and [...]

By | 2017-06-28T11:03:13+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Lifting Our Schools Blog|

A Special Ed Assistant Shares Her Thoughts on Our Campaign

I love working with children with moderate to severe special needs. In November, I will have been doing this work for 27 years. And the whole time, I’ve been strong in my union. Both my parents were union members, my dad in the aerospace industry and my mom as a nurse. They taught me [...]

By | 2017-05-30T12:23:38+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Lifting Our Schools Blog|

Purple-upped Sticker-upped!

Our Bargaining Team began negotiations with LAUSD today and we let them – and the District - know that they’re not alone. Union members wore purple shirts and “I support my bargaining team” stickers at work sites throughout the District. This is how we win. The District needs to know that there may be [...]

By | 2017-03-08T17:18:19+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Lifting Our Schools Blog|

The Contract Action Team Holds First Meeting

Tarasha Peterson (right) with Bargaining Team Member and fellow bus driver, Tanya Walters On January 21 2017, members packed our Union Hall to talk about what we want to see in our next contract. The ideas we shared will be reviewed by our Bargaining Team to help them prioritize and prepare the contract [...]

By | 2017-02-14T01:20:36+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Lifting Our Schools Blog|
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