Event Invite: School Safety Amid New COVID-19 Surge


AFT virtual town hall. Prioritizing safety for students and staff amid new COVID-19 surge. Aug. 31, 2021, 6:45 p.m. ET. Watch on the AFT’s Facebook page! Samira L. Brown, MD, FAAP, primary care pediatrician and co-founder of Little Lives PPE™. Pamela Cantor, MD, founder and senior science adviser, Turnaround for Children. Dan Domenech, executive director, AASA, The School Superintendents Association. Nathan R. Monell, CAE, executive director, National PTA. Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, U.S. surgeon general. Randi Weingarten, AFT president, moderator.



The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) is holding a virtual town hall on how we can return to in-person teaching and learning safely. The panel will be answering questions submitted by educators, parents, health care workers and other members of the community. Submit your question about schools reopening:



The list of speakers includes:

  • U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy
  • Dr. Samira Brown, pediatrician and co-founder of Little Lives PPE™
  • Nathan Monell, executive director of the National PTA
  • Dr. Pamela Cantor, physician and founder of Turnaround for Children
  • Dan Domenech, executive director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association
  • Randi Weingarten, AFT president, as moderator and host

The town hall will be livestreamed on both Facebook and YouTube on Tuesday, Aug. 31, at 6:45 p.m. ET.


In Solidarity,