MORE-UFT Response: Monkeypox (MPX) Virus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: MEDIA@morecaucusnyc.org RESPONSE TO THE MONKEYPOX (MPX) VIRUS:Movement of Rank & File Educators Caucus (MORE-UFT) Calls on New York City toPrevent Community Spread, Fight Biased Misinformation, and Provide Health Education to New Yorkers NEW YORK, August 5, 2022: For the third year in a row, the NYC DOE public school back-to-school season approachesContinue reading “MORE-UFT Response: Monkeypox (MPX) Virus”

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End the Pandemic Everywhere

https://actionnetwork.org/events/end-the-pandemic-everywhere The Health Justice Working Group of the Movement of Rank and File Educators, MORE-UFT, stands in solidarity with the call from Justice is Global and Health Gap to End the Pandemic Everywhere. The COVID19 pandemic is far from over and it has continued to thrive off of the already existing global pandemics of economic,Continue reading “End the Pandemic Everywhere”

It’s not too late to save our retiree health care!

Please spread the word about this important action to prevent the privatization of medical care for city workers who are retired. Please add your name the over 20,000 who have signed the petition for a moratorium on these changes! Also you can sign up for this FaceBook group if you are a member of anContinue reading “It’s not too late to save our retiree health care!”

MORE Interim Processes and Structures

Below are a list of processes and structures to clarify decision-making, positions, and collaboration across the caucus. The caucus ratified these processes as part of the June 2021 General Meeting using Opa Vote as interim measures to add on to our existing processes, and will update them and deepen them with more discussion at theContinue reading “MORE Interim Processes and Structures”

Caught Red-handed Stacking the Deck at the UFT Delegate Assembly

Delegates to last month’s assembly were treated to two long-winded motions (550 words in total) from the floor.  Each of these were for unobjectionable causes (Provider Appreciation Day and Nurse Appreciation day).  One was submitted by a member of the executive board (Tammi Miller) who has two other opportunities each month to place resolutions onContinue reading “Caught Red-handed Stacking the Deck at the UFT Delegate Assembly”

MORE questions about the NYC DOE Reopening

by Will Johnson, English/SPED Teacher More than a year into the Covid-19 pandemic, people who work in schools see little evidence that the Department of Education is prepared for Fall 2021. This is not surprising. Let’s not forget that on March 12, 2020, three days before schools shifted to remote instruction, then-Chancellor Carranza mocked theContinue reading “MORE questions about the NYC DOE Reopening”

Too Many Unanswered Questions: Response to the Mayor’s and Chancellor Porter’s Announcement on Fall 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 24, 2021 Press Contact: Media@morecaucusuft.org  New York, New York: MORE-UFT Caucus released the following response to the Mayor’s and Chancellor’s announcement today regarding school in September of 2021. Today principals, school communities and families found out about major reopening plans on national news without warning or prior communication yet again. This remainsContinue reading “Too Many Unanswered Questions: Response to the Mayor’s and Chancellor Porter’s Announcement on Fall 2021”