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Resolution on City Council endorsements

The UFT endorses Pierina Sanchez, Althea Stevens, Amanda Farias, Tiffany Caban, James Gennaro, Lynn Schulman, Michael Scala, Jennifer Gutierrez, Henry Butler, Alexa Aviles, Josue “Josh” Pierre, Nikki Lucas, Shirley Paul, UFT member Steven Saperstein, and Amoy Barnes to be the next City Council Members to represent their respective districts.

Resolution kicking off 2021 NYC local elections with 21 initial endorsements

The UFT will kick off the 2021 local elections in New York City with 21 initial endorsements in January 2021.

Resolution for the UFT to continue its efforts honoring and advocating for Latin American educators

The UFT continues to advocate for the recruitment of more Latino educators to ensure Latino students are taught by teachers with similar backgrounds.

Resolution promoting health care and human rights protections for transgender people

The UFT supports the work being done to ensure that the rights of the transgender and non-gender conforming community will be equitable to all other protected classes.

Resolution in support of school librarians

The UFT will continue to fight for the inclusion of school librarians in all current and future New York City Department of Education activities, programs and initiatives as appropriate to their role as educators.

Resolution in support of Black Lives Matter at school

The UFT stands in solidarity with Black students and educators as well as all communities of conscience, in the struggle for a more supportive, equitable and fair school system and society.

Resolution in support of the UFT endorsing Julie Menin in her primary election for New York City Council

The UFT endorses Julie Menin in her primary election for New York City Council District 5 in Manhattan as we believe she will continue to be our ally and a champion for public education.

Resolution in support of the UFT endorsing Kevin C. Riley in his special election for New York City Council

The UFT endorses Kevin Riley in his special election for New York City Council District 12 in the Bronx as we believe he will be a strong ally for working people, our schools and our community.

Resolution to express solidarity with U.S. postal workers

The UFT stands in solidarity with the American Postal Workers Union, representing 200,000 employees and retirees of the U.S. Postal Service.

Resolution on the police killing of George Floyd

The United Federation of Teachers stands in support of George Floyd’s family and the thousands who have engaged in peaceful protests across the country.