Monday, September 27, 2010

"Making a Difference Every Day"

AFT: Making a Difference Every Day.
Watch and share our commercial.

As you know, AFT members are making a difference every day in the lives of those we serve and in the communities in which we work--without exception.

But we are under attack. From Hollywood to our state governments to our local communities, our work is being questioned. It's now time to tell--and show--everyone what is absolutely true. Sure, we all must assume more responsibility, but AFT members are making a difference every day.

Yesterday, we began airing a new commercial featuring real people talking about public school teachers making a difference in their lives. The ad can be seen on MSNBC and during NBC's "Meet the Press" for the next two weeks. In addition, an aggressive online advertising component will start this week and continue for the next month.

Become a fan of our Facebook page, everyday; share your story of a teacher who's made a difference in your life; and recommend this page to your friends.

In unity,

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