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NYC Pride March 2022

A strong contingent of UFT members joined the New York City Pride March on June 26 to show support for LGBTQ+ rights and celebrate the community.

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The UFT contingent gathered for the march.

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Three women pose for a photo. The woman in the middle is wearing a mask.

Sharon Anderson (right), a paraprofessional representative from the Bronx, and her fellow paras are all decked out in Pride gear.

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Members wearing matching shirts pose for a photo
AFT President Randi Weingarten poses with some of the organizers of the UFT contingent.
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A woman and child hold up signs supporting LGBTQ+
Lisa DiFilippo, a teacher from Millennium HS in Tribeca, and her son show off their signs for the march.
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Three people pose while holding a dog

UFT Pride Committee Chair Rashad Brown (center) joins Ilyana Frias (left) and Michael Santos (right), paraprofessionals from District 75, and Doja the dog.

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A group of marchers hold up pride flags

The UFT contingent on the march.

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A woman holds up her sign.
Tawana Younger, a paraprofessional from PS 106 in the Bronx, holds up her sign.
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A man and woman pose together for a photo
UFT District 1 Representative Dennis Gault (left) poses with UFT delegate Nicole Connolly, a teacher from PS 19 in Manhattan.
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A group on the left enjoys a photo bomb on the right

AFT President Randi Weingarten (center) and the rest of the UFT contingent enjoy a photobombing drag artist.

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A group of members gather together for a photo

The UFT contingent gathered for the march.

Pat Arnow
Image
Three women pose for a photo. The woman in the middle is wearing a mask.

Sharon Anderson (right), a paraprofessional representative from the Bronx, and her fellow paras are all decked out in Pride gear.

Pat Arnow
Image
Members wearing matching shirts pose for a photo
AFT President Randi Weingarten poses with some of the organizers of the UFT contingent.
Pat Arnow
Image
A woman and child hold up signs supporting LGBTQ+
Lisa DiFilippo, a teacher from Millennium HS in Tribeca, and her son show off their signs for the march.
Pat Arnow
Image
Three people pose while holding a dog

UFT Pride Committee Chair Rashad Brown (center) joins Ilyana Frias (left) and Michael Santos (right), paraprofessionals from District 75, and Doja the dog.

Pat Arnow
Image
A group of marchers hold up pride flags

The UFT contingent on the march.

Pat Arnow
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A woman holds up her sign.
Tawana Younger, a paraprofessional from PS 106 in the Bronx, holds up her sign.
Pat Arnow
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A man and woman pose together for a photo
UFT District 1 Representative Dennis Gault (left) poses with UFT delegate Nicole Connolly, a teacher from PS 19 in Manhattan.
Pat Arnow
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A group on the left enjoys a photo bomb on the right

AFT President Randi Weingarten (center) and the rest of the UFT contingent enjoy a photobombing drag artist.

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