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Great Evening at the Candidate Forum in Brookline

As the 2018 MTA election approaches, several locals are opting to host a forum for their members to meet the people vying to shape the union's future. This weekend, the Brookline Educators Union hosted such a forum, which included each of the candidates for MTA president and vice president, and gave members an opportunity to hear … Continue reading Great Evening at the Candidate Forum in Brookline

EMAC Keynotes Urge Bold, Courageous Vision for the MTA

In Julia Alvarez's wonderful novel, In the Time of the Butterflies, the Mirabal sisters of the Dominican Republic come of age in the fight against Trujillo and ultimately are martyrs in that battle. In one scene, a young Minerva Mirabal sees an afraid older man trying to evade questions from a Trujillo official and Minerva helps … Continue reading EMAC Keynotes Urge Bold, Courageous Vision for the MTA

The Insidious Disease of Discrimination

As more people are engaging in discussions about how racism and discrimination permeate every area of our society and are woven throughout all of our institutions and systems, affecting everything from education to criminal justice to housing and jobs, one area that does not receive enough attention is the impact of racism and discrimination on … Continue reading The Insidious Disease of Discrimination