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Resolution opposing Intro 2211 on school safety agents

The UFT urges City Council Committee on Education to amend Intro 2211 to not transfer authority over school safety agents to DOE authority.

A Day of Action for smaller class sizes

Resolution strengthening our commitment to lower class size and hold the NYC DOE accountable for enforcement of class size reduction

We have a City Council that is considering passing a once-in-a-generation bill that would make physical space per student into administrative code, to make it the city’s responsibility to give each child the physical space they deserve to remain safe and provide us a legal recourse to pursue when class size capacities are violated.

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Resolution on UFT endorsement for mayor, city comptroller, public advocate and boroughwide offices

At the recommendation of the union’s political action team, the UFT endorses Eric Adams for the New York City mayor, Brad Lander for New York City comptroller, and Jumaane Williams for New York City public advocate; and the UFT endorses Mark Levine for the Manhattan borough president and Mark Murphy for Staten Island borough president.

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Resolution urging the City Council to select a woman to be the next City Council Speaker

The union will urge all Council members to select a woman for City Council Speaker when the new Council convenes in January 2022.

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Resolution on UFT endorsement for City Council offices

The UFT endorses 48 candidates to represent their respective districts as City Council members for the 2022-23 two-year term.

Delegates vote unanimously to approve the OT/PT resolution.

Resolution on the nature of Delegate Assemblies for the 2021-22 school year

The UFT resolved that Delegate Assemblies for the 2021-22 school year will be hybrid in nature, with both in-person and remote participants.

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Resolution condemning hate crimes against Asians and Asian Americans

The UFT stands in solidarity with Asians and Asian American students, educators and communities, and will continue its advocacy to ensure that they are not discriminated against, targeted or profiled.

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Resolution on more City Council endorsements

The UFT endorses Bill Perkins, Carmen De La Rosa, Julia Forman, and Selvena Brooks-Powers to be the next City Council Members to represent their respective districts.

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Resolution endorsing Alvin Bragg for Manhattan district attorney

The UFT endorses Alvin Bragg for the office of Manhattan District Attorney.

Resolution on endorsements for Brooklyn borough president and Brooklyn Surrogate Court judge

The UFT endorses Jo Anne Simon for the Office of Brooklyn Borough President and Dweynie Esther Paul-Dorsainvil to serve as a judge on Brooklyn’s Surrogate Court.