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Special Addition: UTLA Strike

Some have been asking for information on how they can be supportive of the Los Angeles educators who went on strike this week. The California Teachers Association has shared some resources to pass along, if you’d like to send messages of support or want to donate to a Go Fund Me account that’s being used to feed those on strike. Here are ways you can find out more information and offer support:

 

 

You may notice there are other large locals in California on the verge of a strike as well, including Oakland. Feel free to offer messages of support on the petition to educators there, as well.

 

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