Freedom to THRIVE Rally!

Thank you and WELL DONE! Congratulations to ALL the teachers, SPOs, CDAs, Paraeducators, Health Care providers, and EVERYONE who spoke up for Compensation Reform, better Health Care, and Respect for the Education Community!   You LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD!  We’re in this together, and NO ONE IS LEFT BEHIND! View the Coverage NBC Connecticut Rally …

Expanding America’s Voice

-By Corey Moses, HFT First Vice President, and Stuart Beckford, HFT Second Vice President.  Hartford is one of the great examples of diversity within our state. Over the generations, various groups came here seeking prosperity. These new voices have provided a springboard for many families to expand our understanding of a middle-class lifestyle. They have …

Happy Labor Day! Organized Labor Night at the Yard Goats!

Happy Labor Day! What an AWESOME time celebrating ORGANIZED LABOR with our HFT Sisters and Brothers at Organized Labor Night, Saturday, September 4,  with the Hartford Yard Goats! A fun FAMILY night of baseball and collegiality, ending with a fabulous FIREWORKS show. Although the Goats took a tough loss to the Fightin’ Phils, this was …

Walk Against Hunger – Saturday, September 18!

Walk Against Hunger We CAN and we WILL make a difference right here in Hartford.  Join your HFT sisters and brothers in this year’s Walk Against Hunger.  Last year’s walk raised over $300,000, and Foodshare served over 545,000 hungry people. Scan the QR code or click the button to download the flyer.  Individuals, families, or …

Freedom to THRIVE Rally!

Freedom to Thrive RALLY! September 21, 4:30pm, Weaver High School Join us at the Board of Education meeting on September 21 4:30pm Weaver High School. We’re rallying for: Middle-Class Salary Affordable Health Insurance Safe Work Environments Access to Expanded Professional Growth A Voice in Decision-Making and Upward Career Mobility. Join us, and share the flyer …

TEACHERS are the Solution our Students NEED

Carol Gale spoke to the Board of Ed in their last public session, advocating for more opportunities for Hartford’s students. A disproportionate amount of the ESSER funds were allocated for Central Office personnel, rather than allocating that money to STUDENTS. Here is what she shared:  The Hartford Board of Education approves many outside contracts for …