Political Education (COPE)

Committee On Political Education (COPE)

Our Charge

1. Educate members on important issues
2. Register voters
3. Raise and allocate political contributions*
4. Endorse candidates who champion the rights and interests of working families

*COPE maintains and oversees spending of a special fund for endorsed political candidates that is separate from union dues. We encourage you to opt‐in to COPE contributions by printing and signing the form below. Your contributions will help ensure worker‐friendly candidates fight for our rights in Trenton and Washington.


For more information about COPE, please contact COPE Chairperson:

Kay Schechter
URA‐AFT, 57 Paterson St, 2nd Fl.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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