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America's Opioid Epidemic - October 30, 2017

Randi Weingarten

Randi WeingartenRandi Weingarten is the president of the 1.7 million-member American Federation of Teachers, which represents teachers; paraprofessionals and school-related personnel; higher education faculty and staff; nurses and other health care professionals; local, state and federal government employees; and early childhood educators. The AFT champions fairness; democracy; economic opportunity; and high-quality education, health care and public services for students, families and communities. The AFT and its members advance these principles through community engagement, organizing, collective bargaining and political activism, and especially through members’ work. As one of the nation’s largest unions of nurses and other health care professionals, including physicians, social workers and technologists, the AFT is a leading advocate on issues that impact access to high-quality, affordable health care in America.