AFSA Watches Clinton Make History at the 2016 Democratic National Convention

AFSA leaders witnessed a historical event at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, where Hillary Clinton became the first woman to accept the Democratic nomination to run for President of the United States. Diann Woodard, AFSA President, Ernest Logan, AFSA Executive Vice President and Council of Supervisors and Administrators President, AFSA Local 1, Aona Jefferson, AFSA General Vice President and Council of School Officers President, AFSA Local 4, and Dwayne Jones, AFSA General Vice President and ASASP President, AFSA Local 109 attended the convention and had the opportunity to attend labor and education focused events and listen to the words of powerful speakers throughout the week.

Aona Jefferson, Diann Woodard, Dwayne Jones

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 Inside the Wells Fargo Center

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Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO President

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Randi Weingarten, American Federation of Teachers President

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Building Blocks: Changing the Frame on Education Forum hosted by The Atlantic 

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 Ernest Logan, Council of School Supervisors and Administrators President, during President Obama’s speech

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Erica Smegielski, daughter of Dawn Hochsprung, Sandy Hook Elementary School principal and AFSA member, who died protecting her students during the shooting in New Haven, CT speaks on gun control laws.