Our SVFT Union Brother, Jim Cardin has Won AFT's Everyday Hero Award

Dear Colleagues,

I am honored to announce that our SVFT member, Jim Cardin, has won AFT’s Every Day Hero Award. Thank you to everyone who supported Jim, and cast a vote to help him win this well-deserved award! Jim epitomizes the spirit of public service, camaraderie and compassion, and inspires us all to reclaim the promise in our chosen fields and in our communities.


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"In unity there is strength. We can move mountains when we're united. Without unity, we are victims" - Bill Bailey

CLUW Members and Friends,


During the State of the Union, President Obama issued a compelling call for a nation that is more family friendly and fair. We know you agree and we were pretty happy to hear him endorse the principle that CLUW and our coalition partners have been working toward!