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UCOMM Interview: Cordelia Anthony

Young, energetic and on a mission, this union teacher is making a big impact and does not shy away from the complex problems facing this generation.

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Feb 01, 2018

Cordelia Anthony is a newly elected union leader with the Farmingdale Federation of Teachers. UCOMM recently sat down with her to discuss what it’s like being a young union leader who is both a woman and a person of color. In this wide-ranging interview, Cordelia discusses the state of our education system, both locally and nationally, her journey from Antigua to Long Island and a frank discussion is had about relations between police and the black community, the meaning of black lives matters and various civil rights issues of our day. Check out the full interview below and feel free to share this insightful look into one of our nation’s youngest and brightest union leaders.

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