October 11, 2011 TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress 'America Wants to Work' Source: NYSUT Communications TAKE ACTION The jobs crisis is urgent and demands action now. This week, the AFL-CIO - one of NYSUT's national affiliates - is mobilizing activists to hold lawmakers accountable for putting America back to work. We Are One: America Wants to Work The initiative will bring unionists and other working people together in hundreds of events through Oct. 16 to demand action from Congress to promote a real jobs creation agenda. Go online to find an America Wants to Work action near you and for information on the Oct. 12 America Wants to Work National Teach-In. You also can sign an America Wants to Work petition to Congress or send a free fax to Congress online with NYSUT's legislative action page.