AFT 1493 Updates

What’s new and of interest to AFT Local 1493 members

Message from CFT President

Posted December 15, 2012

This has been an amazing year and normally I would share with you information on the CFT’s numerous activities and campaigns. But that can wait until the New Year. In the aftermath of the horrific tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut our political and organizing successes, as significant as they are, seem less important. But I have […]

AFT 1493 Advocate Readership Survey – November 2012

Posted December 2, 2012

The survey has 173 respondents. How often and how much do you read The Advocate? 74 43% I read most articles in every issue 41 24% I read a few articles in every issue 19 11% I read some articles in most issues 35 20% I occasionally read a few articles in some issues 4 […]

Tax the Rich: An Animated Fairy Tale

Posted November 29, 2012

An 8 minute video about how we arrived at this moment of poorly funded public services and widening economic inequality, narrated by Ed Asner, with animation by Mike Konopacki, written and directed by Fred Glass for the California Federation of Teachers.

Advocate Survey

Posted October 28, 2012

Results of our November 2012 Advocate Readership survey.

CFT Voter eGuide

Posted October 8, 2012

Click on the link to go to the CFT Voter eGuide; then just type in your home address and you will be shown CFT’s recommendations for candidates and measures on your Nov. 6th local ballot, plus where to vote.Vote Yes on 30 & No on 32 to tax millionaires & stop their power grab! Click […]