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AFT grant helps Perth Amboy Federation promote vaccinations, literacy

September 7, 2021

Via: AFT News

In New Jersey, promoting vaccines, literacy and a safe welcome-back to school

For AFT-New Jersey President Donna M. Chiera, her union’s back-to-school vaccination and literacy campaign (funded by a Return, Recover and Reimagine grant from the national AFT) is especially meaningful because it’s happening on dear and familiar ground. Chiera is a retired Perth Amboy teacher with 30-plus years in the classroom. On Aug. 11, she and Perth Amboy Federation President Patricia Paradiso distributed books to grown-ups and kids alike who received a COVID-19 vaccination that day at the Raritan Bay Area YMCA.

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