A note from United Teachers Los Angeles President Alex Caputo-Pearl:
Dear friend of Labor Notes,
For seven days in January 2019, 34,000 of us walked the picket lines to defend public schools and our students.
But our strike didn't come out of nowhere. We spent five years transforming our union into a vibrant, member-run powerhouse that was ready to strike and win.
Labor Notes was key to that transformation. Here's how:
The resources and expertise that Labor Notes brought us are exactly what the labor movement needs.
When you give to Labor Notes, you are helping spread the lessons of rank-and-file unionism to other unions like ours. You are helping to build the next big strike.
That's why I donate to Labor Notes, and I'm asking you to donate too. Click the button below to make your gift today.
President, United Teachers Los Angeles
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