On Monday, educators across New York State - and the nation - called on Congress to #BuildSchoolsNotWalls.
You can take action, too by signing the petition.
On this page, via Storify, is a sampling of how NYSUT members were raising awareness and taking action in their local communities.
How did your community take part in the May 1 Day of Action? Let us know!
Tag @nysut on Twitter and NYSUT United on Facebook and use the hashtags #reclaimourschools & #buildschoolsnotwalls.
You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.