WHEREAS, the leadership of this union urges you to vote to support Scott Stringer in the campaign to be the next Mayor of New York City; therefore, be It
RESOLVED that the UFT endorses Scott Stringer for his primary election for Office of the Mayor of the City of New York.
The UFT endorses David Kazansky for re-election as a Teacher-Member of the Teachers’ Retirement Board of the City of New York for a three-year term beginning in 2021.
The UFT endorses Vanessa Gibson for the office of Bronx Borough President, Brad Hoylman for the office of Manhattan Borough President, Stacy Lynch, Marjorie Velazquez, Rafael Salamanca, Austin Shafran, Linda Lee, and Nantasha Williams to be the next City Council Members to represent their respective districts.
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.
The UFT continues to advocate for the recruitment of more Latino educators to ensure Latino students are taught by teachers with similar backgrounds.
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.
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.