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News and Opinion Apr 23, 2020

Randi Weingarten of AFT Highlights Turnaround for Children COVID-19 Resources in The Forward

In an article for The Jewish Daily Forward, Randi Weingarten, President of the The American Federation of Teachers (AFT), highlighted the joint AFT and National PTA telephone town hall in which Turnaround for Children participated, as well as Turnaround’s coronavirus resources hub.

In the article, titled “Heroes on the Frontline of COVID-19,” Weingarten shines a light on individuals, organizations and communities working to address the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. She highlights AFT’s own efforts including a recent telephone town hall where Turnaround Founder and Senior Science Advisor, Pamela Cantor, M.D., was a guest speaker and shared her insights on how adults can buffer student stress and anxiety during this time by focusing The Three Rs: Relationships, Routines and Resilience.