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Student Debt Relief Announcement

Student Debt Relief Announcement

August 26, 2022 — A huge win for working people! This week, President Biden and the Department of Education announced that the federal government will provide up to $20,000 in debt cancellation to Pell Grant recipients with loans held by the Department of Education, and up to $10,000 in debt cancellation to non-Pell Grant recipients. Borrowers are eligible for this relief if their individual income is less than $125,000 ($250,000 for married couples). 90 percent of relief will go to people earning less than $75,000.

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PRIDE @ Work: Out for Democracy

PRIDE @ Work 2022: Out for Democracy

August 26, 2022 — AFA members attended this year’s Pride at Work’s quadrennial convention last week in Minneapolis.

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Uniform Gender Expression Survey

Uniform Gender Expression Survey

August 26, 2022 — In order to make sure that Flight Attendants are able to express who we are, it is critical that we understand the importance of gender expression, and ensure our airlines provide equal opportunity to dress and present ourselves in ways that reflect who we are. This is critical to creating a supportive culture, which in turn allows each of us as Flight Attendants to do our job with pride and comfort.

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AFA at the Vatican

AFA at the Vatican

August 12, 2022 - Pope Francis invited the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) to meet with the Pontifical Academy of Sciences for a summit at the Vatican. The summit was to discuss climate justice, good union jobs, and human rights.

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AFA at the CWA Human Rights Conference

AFA at the CWA Human Rights Conference

August 15, 2022 - Members of the AFA Human Rights Committee attended the CWA Human Rights Conference in Phoenix this week to focus on the efforts to fight against racism, sexism, religious intolerance, nationalism, and other biases that have kept working people from using the full power of our solidarity.

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2022 AFA September 11th Honor Guard

2022 AFA September 11th Honor Guard

August 15, 2022 - Twenty-one years ago, we made a promise to Never Forget the events of September 11, 2001 and never allow them to be repeated. No matter the uniform we wear, the routes we fly, or the years we have worn our wings we will always remember the events of September 11th and lift up our heroes. 

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9/11 Memorial & Museum Recognizes Flight Crewmembers During National Aviation Week

9/11 Memorial & Museum Recognizes Flight Crewmembers During National Aviation Week 

August 8, 2022 — The 9/11 Memorial & Museum will mark National Aviation Week (August 15-21, 2022) by providing free Museum access to crewmembers both active and retired. Throughout the week, the Museum will feature flight crew-themed auditorium programming to highlight this chapter in aviation history and share these stories with Museum visitors.

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