Don’t let lawmakers silence your voice!

San Antonio AllianceUncategorized

Some powerful politicians at the state level want to silence the voices of Texas public school employees. The vehicle for silencing you is Senate Bill 13, which would take away your right to pay your union dues through payroll deduction. The goal is to weaken our collective voice and shut school employees up. If SB 13 passes, Alliance Members will … Read More

Immigration Resources

San Antonio AllianceUncategorized

On February 13, after a campaign by our Alliance Abrazos Working Group and community members, the SAISD Board approved a resolution supporting our students who have fears about their and/or their family members’ immigration status. The school district has also posted an immigration FAQ on the district website. Teachers, counselors, social workers, and others have been asking our Alliance Reps, … Read More

Update on Addressing Our Students’ Immigration Fears

San Antonio AllianceUncategorized

After many SAISD teachers, social workers, counselors, and other staff reached out to our union leaders and staff about how to support our students who have fears about their and/or their family members’ immigration status, our union formed our Abrazos Working Group. Several actions followed: Our Alliance Executive Council passed a resolution declaring what support we believe is necessary for … Read More

The Texas Legislature is in session. Get involved!

San Antonio AllianceUncategorized

This year, our state legislature is in session. This is an important legislative session, as Lt. Governor Dan Patrick has made education a “priority.” This means pushing private school vouchers, using the new TEA A-to-F accountability system to brow-beat districts, schools, and school employees, and much, much more. We hope you are ALL IN to stand up for our kids … Read More

Do you have what it takes to be on our Read Across America Team?!

San Antonio AllianceUncategorized

If you are an Alliance Member and you think you have what it takes to be part of our team, please join us on Tuesday, January 31st at 4:30pm at the Alliance Office [120 Adams Street, 78210] for an ALL-CALL meeting. We will discuss roles and responsibilities, let you try on costumes and practice your moves! We need volunteers for— … Read More