“Unsung Heroes were selected for championing the hard progressive values in 2011, before it was cool, in what I consider to be a somewhat hostile political climate (read: attacks on women’s health, immigration, voting rights, etc),” says Olivia Chow of APAP. Read more about the mechanics of the competition here.
Aileen has been instrumental in advocating for the rights of international teachers in Baltimore County through her active participation in her union. She is the first and only international teacher to become a Board member of the Baltimore Teachers Union, a local of AFT. To learn more about Aileen’s nomination, click here.