Solidarity with Oaxaca’s Teachers

The Movement of Rank and File Educators is proud to welcome fellow educators from Oaxaca, Mexico to New York City. The Oaxacan teachers union has been at the center of a broad-based movement for educational and social justice in Mexico.  Last year Oaxaca was the center of violent clashes and police repression as teachers mobilizedContinue reading “Solidarity with Oaxaca’s Teachers”

MORE-UFT Stands With Our Low-Wage Brothers and Sisters: Pass the SWEAT Bill Now!

MORE-UFT stands in support of A628/S579, a bill to help workers collect stolen wages. As educators and school workers in the New York City public school system, we see the devastating impact that long hours and low wages have on our students’ families and their lives. When parents have to work long hours for lowContinue reading “MORE-UFT Stands With Our Low-Wage Brothers and Sisters: Pass the SWEAT Bill Now!”

Join the Action to Save CPE1!

Join CPE1 Parents and Teachers as they fight back against abusive principal Monika Garg. MORE-UFT has attempted to rally our union to stand up for the students, parents, and teachers at Central Park East 1, but UFT leadership (Unity caucus) punted. Now it’s up to the community.  Thursday, April 6th at 4:30pm Central Park East 1Continue reading “Join the Action to Save CPE1!”

MORE General Meeting- 3/25/17

Come to the Movement of Rank and File Educators (MORE-UFT) General Meeting on Saturday, March 25th from 12-3pm.  We will be making plans for ongoing organizing to Save Our Union from the anti-union agenda of the Trump administration, to protect immigrants’ rights in our schools, distribute our regular newsletter, and defend public schools and educators underContinue reading “MORE General Meeting- 3/25/17”

Spring into Action THIS WEEK with MORE!

Wednesday, March 22: Delegate Assembly and Panel for Educational Policy Below find MORE’s Proposed Action Plan for the UFT Delegate Assembly (DA) and Panel for Education Policy (PEP), both of which are happening this Wednesday, March 22. There are two two important issues: Stop the Closing of JHS 145 and Support for the Chapter LeaderContinue reading “Spring into Action THIS WEEK with MORE!”

Immigrant Rights Day of Action

Dear School Staff and Allies, We invite you to participate in our February 28th day of action to protect immigrant students.  We are pleased that Chancellor Carmen Farina responded to public support of immigrant New Yorkers by issuing a meaningful statement describing rights and resources for immigrant students on January 30th. We applaud this firstContinue reading “Immigrant Rights Day of Action”

Secrets of a Successful Organizer

RSVP Today! Power on the job is the basic building block of strong unionism, however many of us find ourselves in situations where we face oppressive school administrations, weak union chapters, and co-workers who are either fearful or apathetic or both.  As social justice unionists, its up to us to rebuild union power at at the grassroots,Continue reading “Secrets of a Successful Organizer”

The Absent Teacher Reserve: An Injury to One is an Injury to All

Please come to this special MORE Caucus event on Sunday afternoon, February 28 12-3 pm at P.S. 58, 330 Smith Street, Brooklyn. ATR issues will be among the issues on the agenda. Other agenda issues include Family leave, Opt-out, a Member-driven union. The MORE Caucus-UFT platform pledges to reintegrate ATRs into the schools, assigning ATRsContinue reading “The Absent Teacher Reserve: An Injury to One is an Injury to All”

Join MORE to Say “No” to Success Academy This Thursday!

This Thursday, January 8th, there will be a Public Hearing on Success Academy in District 1 at P.S.20 Anna Silver School, located a 166 Essex Street in lower Manhattan.  We need to let our voices be heard! Join us in telling Success Academy CEOs and decision-makers that It is not acceptable for our public schoolsContinue reading “Join MORE to Say “No” to Success Academy This Thursday!”