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I Stand with Virginia Educators. I stand with Charlottesville.

To: Members of the Virginia Education Association and its president, Jim Livingston:

Like all of you, and the rest of the nation, we were sickened by the horrible and frightening events that occurred in Charlottesville over the weekend. As educators and unionists, we abhor the disgusting celebration of white supremacy, fascism, anti-Semitism, and bigotry that predictably erupted into violence and — ultimately — a repulsive act of domestic terrorism.

Know with unwavering certainty that your sisters and brothers of New York State United Teachers support you during these difficult days and we stand with you in solidarity as you go back to your classrooms and help the traumatized children of Virginia and their families to heal.

The brave men and women of Charlottesville who put themselves in harm’s way in defense of the real American values of inclusion, respect and fairness have our gratitude and respect. They stood up and said NO to bigotry. They said NO to injustice. And they said NO to hate.

Today, I add my name to this statement of support to signify that I am in solidarity with my VEA sisters and brothers and with the heroes of Charlottesville, as well as with everyone everywhere who stands up to the dark forces of racism and intolerance.

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Dolores Montero
December 15, 2017  |  02:31 pm
Mark Bligh
December 06, 2017  |  10:21 pm
Kathy Bordone
December 05, 2017  |  03:18 pm
Maria Walter
December 04, 2017  |  04:06 pm
Josianne Passanante
December 02, 2017  |  11:11 pm
James Parisi
December 01, 2017  |  05:54 pm
Jennifer gallo
November 30, 2017  |  07:57 pm
Susan Burns
November 28, 2017  |  07:31 am
Krista Hawk
November 21, 2017  |  08:13 pm
Charles Holzinger
November 20, 2017  |  04:11 am
Suk Albino
November 18, 2017  |  07:58 pm
J Michael Connors
November 18, 2017  |  03:46 pm
Patricia Mullaney
November 18, 2017  |  05:44 am
Mary Lou Clark
November 17, 2017  |  07:31 am
Joseph DiGennaro
November 17, 2017  |  06:59 am
Natalie Bolden
November 16, 2017  |  07:03 pm
Nicole Porcelli
November 15, 2017  |  10:19 pm
Phil Jenner
November 11, 2017  |  08:55 am
Jon Snow
November 05, 2017  |  11:04 am
Jose Fernandez
November 04, 2017  |  05:02 am


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