Members vote to pass healthcare agreement

We fought hard for this agreement at the bargaining table and through our organizing. Now we escalate our fight for a fair contract for the Schools LA Students Deserve. The recent school tragedies bring renewed urgency to achieving our demands.

UTLA Supports February 24 Community Forum

The UTLA House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a motion to endorse the Black Lives Matter in Schools National Week of Action, Feb. 5-9, and to support a February 24th forum here in Los Angeles co-sponsored with Black Lives Matter, the ACLU, Public Counsel, and others.

Black History Month Resources

To help you integrate Black History Month into your classroom, NEA and AFT offers a selection of lesson plans that cover a variety subjects and that can be adapted to fit multiple grade levels.

President's Perspective
The healthcare victory is our launching pad

While many California Democrats will say publicly that they oppose Janus, privatizers like Antonio Villaraigosa and his longtime colleague Marshall Tuck — both running for state office in 2018 — will do the bidding of their financial backers and secretly push to undermine teacher unions and our right to collectively bargain.

UTLA helps DACA renewals through grant

Last September 5, President Trump tried to put an end to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, better known as the DACA program, which since 2012 has been the only immigration relief available for thousands of immigrant youth who immigrated with their parents or guardians to the U.S. at a very young age.

Update on school cleanup and makeup days

We continue to be in regular contact with LAUSD officials and State Superintendent Tom Torlakson, advocating for state support so that LAUSD is not financially penalized for this unprecedented natural disaster. We know there are many pending areas of concern, including how to handle the major disruption to final exams and elementary reports cards.

Emergency Alert
Wildfires close hundreds of schools across district

All schools in the San Fernando Valley and 17 schools affected by the Skirball fire will be closed Thursday, December 7, and Friday, December 8. This includes all schools in Local District Northeast, all schools in Local District Northwest, and 17 schools in Local District West.

Thousands attend our 'Save Our Schools' regional rallies

Thousands, who attended our raucous rallies on November 16, stretched from Harbor City to North Hills displayed the positive spirit of public education while sending a serious message about what’s at stake if we don’t stop starving our schools and start supporting educators.

Oct. 11 Picket4Power

On Wednesday morning, before the first bell, hundreds of members picketed outside theirs schools sites, not only at Miguel Contreras HS but all across the district as healthcare negotiations with LAUSD intensify and word of potential benefit cuts spread.