Monday, March 9, 2015

Chapter Elections Workshop - Saturday, March 14, 2015

I hear a lot of bullshit about what MORE is or isn't. This is the real  scut work of organizing. This doesn't mean that people we work with don't join Unity - it happened 3 years ago with some people we worked with. Unity has a lot more to put on the table than MORE does -- but MORE is there to help.

Unfortunately, I have to attend a big weekend robotics tournament at the Javits Center -- and if you aren't going to the MORE event come on down Saturday, especially from around 11AM on to see the events. I'll be in the pit area of the FIRST LEGO League. Last year I ran into Mulgrew in the larger high school pit area - and we talked carpentry. Really, if I had to do it over again, I would be Mulgrew - pre-teaching.

Chapter Elections Workshop

by morecaucusnyc
UFT Chapter elections are coming up this spring: Step up and be a leader in your building! Join MORE in making the UFT work for NYC's educators and communities.
If you're interested in running for Chapter Leader or Delegate in your school, or, if you just want to help your union chapter do a better job protecting members’ rights, join us at a Chapter Building Workshop on Saturday, March 14th! YOU DON'T NEED TO HAVE ATTENDED PART I OF THE SERIES
We'll help you make plans to build a stronger, more organized, and more involved UFT chapter in your school.
Spread the word and invite all your teacher friends!
MORE Chapter Building Workshop
Saturday, March 14th, 12:00-3:00pm
CUNY Graduate Center
365 5th Ave at 34th st. NYC room 5409
Free childcare is available, but e-mail to reserve it.
If you are unable to make it, e-mail us (! We have a team ready to help any one who wants to revitalize our union chapters at the school level.
Brainstorming: how to protect our public schools
(facilitated by Change the Stakes)
Organizing against Cuomo in our Chapters
-How to Talk to Parents
-Collaboration and Coordination between schools and the community
1:30-2:30 (choose one)
UFT Chapter Leader Elections
-Nuts & Bolts Follow-Up: Running in Elections
-Mapping Your School
-Getting Out the Vote
Organizing Without Being a Chapter Leader- mobilizing your chapter to become more active
Teachers Under Attack Breakout- fighting back against the culture of fear
We will be serving pizza and soft drinks during our post workshop meet and mingle from 2:30-3:00pm.

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