Mission Statements


VFNHP Mission Statement

We are a strong union of health care professionals organized to ensure access to high quality health care for everyone in the communities we serve. Together, using our collective voice and activism, we champion healthy work environments, access to resources for delivery of the best care possible and a future of sustainable well being for all.


Past VFNHP VP Karen Quill and Russ Halpern-Reiss





AFT Mission Statement

The American Federation of Teachers is a union of professionals that champions fairness; democracy; economic opportunity; and high-quality public education, healthcare and public services for our students, their families and our communities. We are committed to advancing these principles through community engagement, organizing, collective bargaining and political activism, and especially through the work our members do.


AFT President Randi Weingarten with VFNHP members Wendy Knight and Mari Cordes