Utilizing its Strong Public Schools website, the NEA will highlight the presidential candidates' proposal for addressing poverty, extreme income, and wealth inequity, and other forms of economic injustice, by examining both their past records and current platforms.  Additionally, the NEA will highlight the organizations, groups, and individuals who donate to each candidates's campaign, including PACs and the backgrounds of individual donors, as well as the average donation amounts received for each candidate. The NEA will use available research and investigative journalism to find this information.

Rationale/Background

Along with racism, poverty is the biggest impediment to a child's success.  The NEA must only endorse candidates with a clear record and intention to tackle poverty and refuse contributions from PACs and individuals who represent those who benefit from economic injustice.

Contact

Stephen Siegel - OR

Cost Implications

This item cannot be accomplished with current staff and resources under the proposed Modified 2019-2020 Strategic Plan and Budget. It would cost an additional $152,500.