Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Join MORE at Election Victory Party, Thursday, April 25 and Rally With CTS at Tweed Friday Apr. 26

MORE Weekly Update

Movement of Rank & File Educators

Weekly Update #51 - April 24th, 2013

MORE - The Social Justice Caucus of the UFT


Planning Committee
Tue., April 30, 6PM
Mon., May 6, 5PM
Karavas Place
164 W. 4th St.

General Meeting
Sat., May 11, 12-3PM
224 W. 29th St., 14th Fl.

Labor Notes Troublemakers School
Sat., May 18, 9AM-4PM
Health Opportunities HS
345 E. 15th St.

Join MORE for an Election
Victory Party!

Calls have been made.  Speeches have been heard.  Votes have been cast.

Now it's time to celebrate our caucus' efforts to improve education and to save our public schools.
Thurs., April 25, 5:00 - 8:00 PM

O'Reilly's Bar - Upstairs

21 W. 35th (between 5th and 6th Ave.)


The steering committee will vote on important caucus issues before bringing them to the general membership for further discussion and final voting. Reply to this email for more information on how to make nominations.

• Nominees should be UFT members. We want a strong majority of delegates and chapter leaders and active organizers and activists, most of whom are current educators.

• Nominees should also be committed to building MORE and agree with all or most of MORE's platform/mission/points of unity

Only MORE members may nominate and vote, so please join today.

Training for Activists

Register for the school
Read the flyer

Join MORE chapter leaders and activists at the Labor Notes Troublemakers School for important training on 
  • Beating Apathy
  • Running for Union Office
  • Assertive Grievance Handling
  • Roots of the Public Sector Budget Crisis
  • Community Alliance-Building Done Right
  • Contract Campaigns That Win
Saturday, May 18
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The High School for Health Professions and Human Services
345 E 15th St., Manhattan
(between 1st and 2nd Ave.)

Change the Stakes Rally:
Cleaning Up the Mess of High Stakes Testing

Our children are NOT a test score!
WHEN:  Friday, April 26 at 4 PM
WHERE:  TWEED NYC Department of Education
52 Chambers Street
(4/5/6 to Brooklyn Bridge. N/R to City Hall. J to Chambers Street)
WHO:  Families, teachers, children, and supporters of educational justice
WHY: Because schools should foster a life-long love of learning.
Because our students deserve 180 days of real instruction.
Because students and teachers are more than a test score.
WHAT TO BRING:  Your vision for a more just and equitable education system, as well as mops, brooms, and other supplies to help "clean up the mess!"
Join Change the Stakes (
and Time Out from Testing (
*Rain Date:  Tuesday, April 30 @ 4 pm

May Day!

Join us on May Day for a Rally for Labor Rights, Immigrants Rights, and Jobs for All to spotlight the unprecedented attacks against working families and to push for passage of comprehensive immigration reform in Congress. The rally will begin at the south side of Union Square at 4:00 PM and end at City Hall.

See the flyer here.
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