Around the UFT

July 6, 2017

Building collaborative schools in Brooklyn

In a first of its kind event, cooperation between educators and administrators in Brooklyn’s District 21 was showcased as a best practice at a Celebration of Collaboration on June 2.

June 1, 2017

Welfare Fund Medical Learning Series

UFT members attended a seminar on exercise and sports-related injuries, the school year’s final event in the Welfare Fund Medical Learning Series.

Say yes to the dress

Nearly 600 middle and high school girls, including groups from around the city that traveled on 10 UFT-sponsored buses, went "shopping" at the Prom Boutique on April 29 at Nassau Community College on Long Island.

Art exhibit at PS 249, Brooklyn

PS 249 in Flatbush saw its gymnasium transformed into a gallery on May 17 as students, teachers and parents celebrated the school’s ninth annual student art exhibition.

District 24 Scholarship Dinner Dance in Queens

IS 93 Chapter Leader Subrina Cek, who passed away in February, was paid tribute at the UFT’s annual District 24 Scholarship Dinner Dance, which drew more than 300 educators and other members of the public school community on April 25.

District 11 Scholarship Dinner Dance in the Bronx

More than 400 people attended the union’s inaugural District 11 Scholarship Dinner Dance on April 26.

Irish-American Heritage and Culture Committee event

The Irish American Heritage and Culture Committee celebrated the contributions of Irish-Americans to theater on April 28 at Brooklyn Borough Hall.

May Day rally for immigrant and worker rights

Close to 1,000 demonstrators turned out for a rally in support of immigrant and worker rights in Manhattan’s Foley Square to close out a day of May Day rallies around the city and across the country.

Book signing and talk by actress Mackenzie Phillips

Actress Mackenzie Phillips shared her experiences overcoming addition at a book-signing event co-sponosored by the union's Member Assistance Program.

Friends of District 75 Scholarship Dinner

More than 220 District 75 educators, friends and family members came together on May 18 at the Vanderbilt in South Beach on Staten Island for their 12th annual awards ceremony and scholarship fundraiser.

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