Political Organizer

AFT-Oregon is currently hiring for a full-time State Affiliated Political Organizer (SAPO). The SAPO will be responsible for working with the VP of Political Action, Communication Specialist, and Lobbyist to strengthen the legislative and political field work of the 17,000 members represented by AFT-Oregon.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Overhaul

On Oct. 6, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education announced major changes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, finally addressing the serious problems AFT members have faced in accessing student loan forgiveness. This is a game-changing victory for educators, healthcare professionals and public employees and will allow millions of Americans to discharge their student debt sooner, offering them increased economic mobility and access to opportunities to thrive.