Candidate Statement: Peter Lamphere, MORE nominee for Assistant Treasurer of the UFT

I’m running in the elections because the #RedForEd rebellions that have swept the nation have shown that educators who organize a strong network of rank and file union members can win impressive changes in their unions and school districts. The fightback in Washington State, LA, Oakland,  West Virginia and Arizona have inspired me to build thatContinue reading “Candidate Statement: Peter Lamphere, MORE nominee for Assistant Treasurer of the UFT”

Candidate Statement: Aixa Rodriguez, MORE nominee for Vice President for Education-At-Large

My name is Aixa Rodriguez. I am an ESL teacher and I am running on the MORE-UFT slate for Vice President for Education-At-Large. I’m running in the 2019 UFT elections because MORE has the values and the work ethic that most closely match mine. When I heard who was running on the MORE-UFT slate, IContinue reading “Candidate Statement: Aixa Rodriguez, MORE nominee for Vice President for Education-At-Large”

Candidate Statement: Dermott Myrie, MORE nominee for UFT President

There is a disconnect between UFT leadership and rank and file membership. As a result, there is a void and that void has to be filled at a time when unions and labor movements are being attacked and destroyed by unfriendly forces: right wingers, ed deformers, and many of the 1% who have accumulated mostContinue reading “Candidate Statement: Dermott Myrie, MORE nominee for UFT President”

The Schools New York City Students and Educators Deserve: Vote for MORE in the UFT elections

    PRINTABLE PDF: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_rTIKQeq2LLMzd2UUc0b3pjNHVNUVh1ZUVrWjc1Y05BTEsw/view?usp=sharing   As New York City gives away billions to Amazon and sits on billions in budget surplus we still have an underfunded and segregated school system, and raises in the recent contract fell behind the pace of inflation.   UFT Members and NYC students deserve better. Join MORE in ourContinue reading “The Schools New York City Students and Educators Deserve: Vote for MORE in the UFT elections”

New MORE Steering Committee Members

The election results are in! Congratulations to everyone – we have a great team of activists! But remember it’s crucial that every member of MORE, whether on the Steering Committee or not, continue the ongoing work to build our caucus. Following are the 9 new Members of the Steering Committee. In solidarity, Gloria for OutgoingContinue reading “New MORE Steering Committee Members”

MORE Events

Monday, February 4th – 5-7pm MORE Planning/Election Committee Meeting – Cosi Cafe, 55 Broad Street NY, NY Wednesday February, 6th 3-6pm UFT Delegate Assembly – 52 Broadway, New York, NY 10004 Saturday, February 9th  – 12pm – 3pm MORE General Meeting/Signature Party – Location TBD Saturday, February 23rd – 3:00pm – 5:00pm CUNY Graduate Center; 365 5th Avenue; New York, NY 10016 Room 5414  PUBIC FORUM “DignityContinue reading “MORE Events”