WHAT'S NEW: AFT Detroit House Visit Blitz

AFT Detroit members on May 6 canvassed metro Detroit having one-on-one conversation with nonmembers at their homes. There is strength in numbers. We're coming to a neighborhood near you!

WHAT'S NEW: #BuildSchoolsNotWalls May 1 rally in Detroit to #ReclaimOurSchools

AFT Detroit rallied on May 1 at the Horatio Williams Foundation Center in Detroit to push back, organize and fight against draconian Trump and DeVos policies to reduce vital investment in public schools.

Fighting for Freedom

AFT Michigan President David Hecker and DFT President Ivy Bailey attended the annual Detroit branch NAACP Fight for Freedom Dinner held on April 23 at Cobo Convention Center in downtown Detroit. 

The keynote speaker was U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts. 

Focus on resources in Detroit schools' new start: Detroit Free Press guest column by Ivy Bailey - April 21

If we are serious about improving public education for all children, we should invest in their schools and their educators. That’s why it is essential that we take a critical look at the resources we have available and how those resources are being allocated.