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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.

Resolution in support of the UFT endorsing Darma Diaz in her primary election for New York City Council

The UFT endorses Darma Diaz in her primary election for New York City Council District 37 as we believe she will be a strong ally for working people, our schools and our community.  

Resolution in support of the UFT endorsing Erik Bottcher in his primary election for City Council

The UFT endorses Erik Bottcher in his primary election for New York City Council District 3 as we believe he will be a strong ally for working people, our schools and our community.

Resolution honoring the 60th anniversary of the founding of the UFT

We vow to continue our work to preserve public education, protect workers’ rights and to do our part in solidarity with our fellow workers to strive for a world where all of us share justly in the fruits of our labor, each provided with the means to live and thrive.

Resolution to lobby for French translations of all state exams

The UFT will identify and work with community leaders and lobby for NYSED to offer French translation, in addition to Haitian Creole, for all state exams that are currently translated.