We are educators and we miss seeing our students in classrooms. But returning to schools without proper health and safety protections exposes our children and their families to COVID-19 — which puts them at greater risk of illness and death. 

Let’s be clear: The pressure to return to LA public schools unsafely is political. It is not science.

That is why we must stand united for a safe return to schools that our students and community members deserve. 

On Saturday, February 20, a 100-car caravan stretched through downtown Los Angeles sponsored by Students Deserve, Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment, Los Angeles Alliance for New Economy, Eastside Padres Contra La Privatización, Reclaim Our Schools Los Angeles, United Teachers Los Angeles.


United for a safe return

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Collectively, we can win a safe return to schools that our students and community members deserve.


Listen to UTLA Secretary, Arlene Inouye, regarding hate crimes against AAPI community. UTLA calls attention to the fact that these hate incidents are not random, they are part of a history of racism against AAPI peoples. #StopAsianHate

Full interview: https://t.co/qgVyD3M3XF https://t.co/eRZiduGrk4

Happy National Nurses Week! Shout-out to our school nurses as part of #NationalNursesWeek2021. These UTLA members have been nothing less than incredible during this unprecedented worldwide health crisis.
#ThankYouNurses https://t.co/C4VxEli332

May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Find AAPI lesson plans and classroom resources to celebrate and build awareness of AAPI accomplishments and contributions here Down pointing backhand index #AAPIHM



Your voice matters. You’re invited to get involved in making sure our students have what they need to have a safe and supportive learning environment. Join us THIS FRIDAY, April 23 at 5:30 via Zoom https://t.co/L14Kwa5uyt https://t.co/XdWsJsHdZY ReclaimLASchls photo

Tu voz importa. Le invitamos a participar en asegurar que nuestros estudiantes tengan lo que necesitan para tener un regreso seguro a las escuelas. Únase a través de Zoom o por teléfono este viernes 23 de abril. Se proporcionará interpretación al español: https://t.co/L14Kwa5uyt https://t.co/ncQy9tiSEp ReclaimLASchls photo

Throughout the pandemic we've been grateful to organize alongside parents, teachers, students, and community to ensure safe and supportive learning environments for online learning and a safe return to in-person learning for all. https://t.co/g5yZ8fIf9R