ATF Fed Rep Council Passes Resolution Against Gun Violence in Schools

During the March Fed Rep Meeting, your union’s Fed Rep Council unanimously passed a motion to support student-led actions against gun violence in our schools on March 14 and 24. Additionally, our Fed Rep Council has agreed to organize an action against gun violence on April 20th, in conjunction with our national union, the American Federation of Teachers, the National Education Association, the Network for Public Education (NPE) and the Badass Teachers (BATS).

Download the ATF Resolution here.

April 20th efforts will be led by a sub-committee of ATF Fed Reps. Details are forthcoming, so stay tuned!

March 14- National School Walkouts. Shortly after the shootings in Parkland, Florida, the Women’s March Youth Committee called for a national day of walkouts to protest gun violence in schools. From what we know, students will be organizing walkouts here in Albuquerque.

March 24- March for Our Lives. The surviving students of the Parkland shooting called for a national day of action against gun violence. There will be a national march held in Washington D.C. and satellite marches and rallies throughout the nation. The march being held in Albuquerque is student led and ATF has been invited to speak. It will be held at 10am at Tiguex Park.

April 20- Day of Action to Prevent Gun Violence in Schools. AFT, NEA, the Network for Public Education (NPE) and Badass Teachers (BATS) are organizing the National Day of Action Against Gun Violence in Schools, to be held on the anniversary of the Columbine shooting (1999).