Communications Department

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UTLA is committed to informing members and others about events and issues important to teachers, students, parents and the community. Our award-winning communications department is here to provide you with the information you need.

In addition to the information presented on our website, we can help with:

  • Interviews with UTLA Officers.
  • Interviews with UTLA members (teachers and Health & Human Services professionals).
  • Additional information on subjects posted on our website or social media pages.


Media Inquiries for Interviews

Contact our Director of Communications, Anna Bakalis
Office phone: 213.368.6247


Connect with Us on Social Media

  • Visit our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube pages to keep apprised on public education and union news.
  • Sign up for Twitter alerts by texting 40404 with the following phrase: Follow UTLANow. *Regular text-messaging rates apply.


Use of Our Logo

Permission is needed to reuse our logo on any external non-UTLA materials. Please contact our Communications department at 213.368.6260 or email to request our logo. 


UTLA Archived Material

Please contact our Communications department for copies of archived materials at UTLA will try to accommodate every request, which is at the discretion of UTLA leadership and management. For archived issues of the United Teacher, please email