Labor Helps "Take a Veteran to School"

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Labor Helps (Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)Metro Washington Council Metro president Joslyn Williams helped the AFT kick off Veteran’s Day weekend on Friday, November 8 at event at Ann Beers Elementary School in Washington, D.C., that included presentations by James Gilbert, director of the AFL-CIO’s Union Veteran’s Council and a Navy vet, and AFL-CIO Community Services director and Marine Corps vet Will Fischer. The visit also included the donation of books provided through the AFT’s partnership with First Book and the awarding of a check to Beers elementary by Williams (photo) in conjunction with the AFL-CIO Adopt-a-School program. Washington (D.C.) Teachers Union President Elizabeth Davis and Candice Radowski from First Book were also on hand.
- photo by Michael Campbell


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