Petitions!

Please email us at info@uftsolidarity.org if you need a packet of petitions. Every little bit counts. We will email you a packet with instructions. Next, if you have signed petitions and need to get them to a UFT Solidarity candidate, please email Lydia, Marie, or Francesco. We can schedule a… Read More

Minutes from January 11th Meeting: Election Planning, Spreading the Word!

                  UFT Solidarity Meeting Date of Meeting:        January 11, 2019                                           Meeting Facilitator: various Participants: Lydia, Eleni, Quinn, Eric, Monica, Johnny, Claudia, Tiffany FOCUS OF MEETING: Election and Signature Prep Agenda Item(s): Record Specific and Major Points Discussed/Participants Contributions/Feedback Social Media Video Posts Jan 12 Childcare Worker Event (Tiffany) How will we… Read More

Why Run in the 2019 UFT Elections?

We recently have been hearing from UFT members affiliated with Unity and non-political groups asking us the following question, “What point do you plan to make by running in an election Unity is most certainly guaranteed to win?” Another member asked us: “What have you learned from the past election?… Read More

ATRs Are Fighting Back, While The UFT Remains Silent

In May of 2018, approximately 30 ATRs, many of which belong to the UFT Solidarity Caucus, filed an age discrimination suit against the NYCDOE. In summary, they claim that there are discriminatory hiring practices based on their age, and therefore salary, the prevent them from finding permanent jobs. All the… Read More

General Meeting Minutes

If you were absent from the General Meeting several weeks ago, here are the minutes. Have a question? Want to get involved? Email the Council at solidaritycouncil@googlegroups.com May 18, 2018 6pm to 7:30pm Whole Foods Market Attendees: Eleni, Chris, James, Quinn, Lydia, Juanita   Agenda/Minutes: Ice Breaker: One Word (describe… Read More