I'm so naive. I thought they wanted to reform teachers unions. I thought that perhaps some were seeing that unions, as currently configured, aren't "the future", and were going to try to make them better, relevant, and/or useful. Let me repeat: I am so naive. This is on their home page:
Promoting progressive teacher unionism.In other words, they're progressively promoting progressivism in progressive ways, via progressive teachers unions.
Building relationships at the grassroots level among teacher union leaders with key community leaders and allies.
Cultivating the next generation of progressive teacher leaders to influence education policymaking.