Legislation Update: March 2022

After another successful AFT Washington 2022 Lobby Day, we are 75% of the way through the 2022 Legislative Session! Many of our legislative priorities are still alive, which is excellent news. And if you haven't, sign the petition calling on the Legislature to make investments in education.

Sign these Petitions to Support Teachers and Students

Sign these peitions to ask state legislators to invest in our community and technical colleges and expand access to Public Student Loan Forgiveness!


Respect Students and Educators To Build A Better Future (Incl. Increasing Wages)

AFT Local 4254 Supports Teachers and Students at Lobby Day 2022

Members of the Edmonds College Federation of Teachers attended Lobby Day 2022 and spoke to legislators about legislation and budget items that will support teachers and students all over the state.  Union members Gabrielle McIntosh, Mary Whitfield, and Chuck Mueller spoke to aides for Rep. Tarra Simmons (LD 23) and Rep. Strom Peterson (LD 21) and also Sen. Marko Liias about the following topics:

N95 Masks Available on Campus

February 2, 2022

Your faculty union has recently distributed 1000 N95 masks to locations all over the campus.  If you would like to have a supply of N95 Masks in your area, please contact the president of the faculty union at aftedmonds@gmail.com.