Many of us will contribute even if it's not via a union concession
Original post made by teacher, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on Jun 3, 2009
I think that what has gone on within the union is similar to what has gone on in the community at large: there is a large group of people who want to contribute, but they don't make up a large enough percentage to win the vote overall. If this is the case, maybe teachers can be encouraged to contribute privately just as community members are doing? Many of us would do it gladly.