Lauren Steiner: To see a bureaucratic, top down institution like a teachers union come to the realization that they must work with parents and community organizations as partners and be transparent and inclusive in their negotiating process, was refreshing.
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Lauren Steiner: On Monday, November 25, as many as 500 people will be the first to take the public protests of the secret trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) directly to the President, the Senate Majority Leader and the House Minority Leader when they come to town for two high dollar Democratic Party fundraisers.
Tell Fran Pavley to drop weak fracking regulatory bill and fight for a ban instead.
Lauren Steiner: One can listen to anti-war activists and speeches all day long. But nothing is more effective than drawing your own conclusions from the actual stories of these apolitical soldiers who, whether for money, a fully paid education, adventure and/or camaraderie, go to fight and then die.
Lauren Steiner: Stand up and be counted at rallies and public hearings. Make telephone calls, sign petitions and write letters to public officials and newspapers and get your friends to do the same. Like Gandhi said, “Be the change you want to see in the world.” There is so much you can do. Learn more here.