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NEA leaders urge congressional leaders to act

NEA’s leaders meet regularly with congressional leaders to help build support for our positions on the issues. Last Wednesday, NEA President Lily Eskelsen García participated in a virtual briefing with some 30 senators, led by Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Patty Murray (D-WA), on the impact of COVID-19 on schools, students and educators—and what we need from the Senate. Last Tuesday, NEA Vice President Becky Pringle participated in a Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) virtual teletown hall on how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting African Americans, along with CBC Chair Karen Bass (D-CA), House Education & Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA), and Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL). Check it out!

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