Teachers and school support professionals across the country are working hard to help kids with their learning loss, loneliness and literacy challenges. As we continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, we must invest in our public schools to create real solutions for kids and communities.

But instead of investing where we need it most, extremists in Congress are trying to make massive cuts to the programs we depend on, and they’re threatening to shut down the government if they don’t get their way.

It’s up to us to stop them. Write to your lawmakers and tell them: We need real solutions, not cuts.

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The Equality Act would ensure that LGBTQI+ people can work and live without fear or threat of discrimination. Click "start writing" and tell your elected officials to support the Equality Act.

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      Extremists across the country have been working to ban books and rewrite history. It is vital to our future that we understand our past. and invest in the educational resources to teach honest history in our schools.

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      The Richard L. Trumka Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act recognizes that all workers deserve the fundamental right to form a union—giving private sector workers a voice on the job by making it easier to bargain for fair pay and working conditions. Tell your legislators to pass the PRO Act now.

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      The Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and Government Pension Offset (GPO) threatens a secure retirement for millions of public service workers. Tell Congress to stop penalizing our teachers and public employees!

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