Laurie tells us, "I was contacted by [AFT-W Political Director] John Yaggi to see if I was interested in working with an organization that was distributing Biden/Harris signs in rural communities. I connected with John Russell from ruralvote.org and agreed to do my part in this election by receiving and distributing 2000 yard signs. After much communication and connections with several people in Wisconsin, my husband, our labrador Rosie, and I drove in a couple directions and handed over signs to people who had other people to deliver them to. I met some others who share my priorities for this
Join fellow union members to reach out to other AFT members and their families about the election. Tuesday's 6pm shift will focus on reaching out to the front-line nurses in our AFT sister affiliate the Wisconsin Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals!
If you've never participated in a Virtual Phone Bank before, have no fear: we provide training at every shift, including individualized help in real time if needed. All you need to participate is your computer with internet access, and your phone. It's easy and fun, and a great chance to meet fellow union members who care about the same
With Progress North, AFT-Wisconsin will be hosting a virtual Get Out the Vote (GOTV) event for Reps. Beth Meyers and Nick Milroy on Saturday, October 24! All members are welcome -- we'll have introductions and training at 11:30am, lunch and social time -- with State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski! -- at noon, and then get to making calls and texts.
UWGB-United (AFT #6511) members and supports will convene on October 20 at 6:30pm to text/call friends and family members in the Green Bay Area to make sure they vote for AFT-Wisconsin endorsed candidates Jonathon Hansen, Kristin Lyerly, and Kristina Shelton. All three candidates have also been invited to drop by to say hello to UWGB faculty and staff, too! You do not need to be a member of the union to join in the fun.