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