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See (and hear) highlights from our presence at the state Capitol Feb. 20, when we joined our UConn union siblings and even UConn leadership in demanding proper state investment in higher education.

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The Prudence Crandall Center has a dire need for baby supplies and the American Legion's coat drive continues.

Learn more from VP for Community Outreach Robin Washington Addison about how you can help.


The UHP Scholarship Committee is accepting scholarship applications through Feb. 29. See additional details on eligibility and the application process.

Plus, we have some information on scholarship opportunities available through our affiliations with AFT CT, AFT national, and CT AFL-CIO.


What Does My Union Do for Me?

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The benefit of collectively bargained benefits

Every worker deserves access to great health care. Gains at the bargaining table help set standards for all working people (even those on the other side of that table, in many cases!).

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Nov. 3, 2023

Thanks to our Jozii Ruiz and AFT's Reading Opens the World initiative, underserved families in the Hartford area have access to books to help kids cope.

AFT's Melanie Boyer has the story.

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Meet some of our members who are serving or who have served in the military.

Thank you for your service!


Oct. 10, 2023

Election'23 is Nov. 7, and AFT-CT is out with its list of endorsed candidates in municipal races throughout Connecticut.

Our VP for Political Activities, Dawn Thomas, has more.

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Oct. 6, 2023

Governor Lamont and Comptroller Scanlon Announce Connecticut Residents Can Now Sign Up for Prescription Drug Discount Card

Free Discount Card Enables Consumers To Receive Savings on Certain Prescription Drugs

Details in this news release from the Lamont administration 

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Sept. 15, 2023

We sent 19 delegates to the 2023 CT AFL-CIO convention at Foxwoods, passing 15 resolutions, including one to stand in support of the UAW, whose members went on strike against the "Big 3" automakers on the convention's second day.

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Sept. 4, 2023

Labor Day message from AFT President Randi Weingarten