NYSUT Social Justice

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  • Internationally known author, professor Kendi speaks with NYSUT members on anti-racism 8/7/2020
  • Voting rights challenged as U.S. marks anniversaries of 19th Amendment, Voting Rights Act 8/4/2020
  • Kingston educators begin community-wide book group on race 7/15/2020
  • Andrew Pallotta: 'Education - An Avenue To Equality' (via WAMC) 7/1/2020
  • Human rights institute draws record participation of youth ready to change the world 6/30/2020
  • Supreme Court upholds protection for immigrant 'Dreamers' 6/22/2020
  • Juneteenth Celebrates Black Emancipation and Struggle 6/19/2020
  • Teen human rights institutes to be held online 6/18/2020
  • Landmark Supreme Court ruling protects gay, lesbian and transgender workers 6/15/2020
  • NYSUT statement on Supreme Court decision affirming rights of LGBTQ workers 6/15/2020
  • NYSUT-UFT joint statement on passage of criminal justice reform package 6/9/2020
  • Union vigil a moving call to action 6/9/2020
  • Walking the walk: NYSUT members across the state rally for justice and action; online vigil set for Monday 6/5/2020
  • NYSUT statement on a weekend of unrest in the wake of the George Floyd killing 6/1/2020
  • NYSUT celebrates Black History Month 3/2/2020
  • NYSUT journal set to tackle culturally responsive teaching 10/11/2019
  • NYSUT LGBTQ Committee to host ‘Book Tasting’ to promote inclusive literature for all students 9/26/2019
  • Teen human rights institute nurtures student activism 7/2/2019
  • Program helps inmates reclaim their lives 6/22/2019
  • Kudos: Recognizing NYSUT Members 6/21/2019
  • Students at Rochester summit take on structural racism 4/5/2019
  • Join your AFT colleagues in the U.S. Virgin Islands as we launch second phase of student health screenings 3/15/2019
  • Multicultural celebration builds bridges 3/6/2019
  • Legislative session starts with big wins 3/2/2019
  • Inspire Staff United goes on strike seeking better learning environment at Inspire Kids 2/22/2019
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Inspire Staff United launches one-day strike to seek better learning environment for students at Inspire Kids 2/21/2019
  • Albany teacher finds national protest in El Paso inspirational — but heartbreaking 2/20/2019
  • Albany teacher travels to El Paso for 'Teach-In for Freedom' 2/15/2019
  • NYSUT to take part in caucus weekend panel on diversifying the teaching workforce 2/15/2019
  • Buffalo unionists fight to save the home team: New Era Cap workers 1/26/2019
  • Western New York union members hold #NewEraHatsOff rally to protest closure of New Era’s Derby production facility 1/26/2019
  • Activists brave the cold to stand strong for federal workers 1/25/2019
  • Western New York union members plan #NewEraHatsOff rally to protest closure of New Era’s Derby production facility 1/25/2019
  • Women are rising and letting their collective voices be heard 1/18/2019
  • NYSUT reacts to passage of GENDA and anti-conversion therapy bill 1/15/2019
  • Celebrate Black History Month with a new poster highlighting Fannie Lou Hamer 1/4/2019
  • NYSUT partnership with Fair Trade coffee company Dean's Beans to benefit Disaster Relief efforts 12/7/2018
  • NYC Schools Chancellor and AFT leaders visit school in Puerto Rico 11/14/2018
  • Teachers join the Puerto Rican Day Parade to award student scholarships 11/14/2018
  • Stop Family Detention NOW 11/2/2018
  • NYSUT 2019 award nominations must be submitted by December 3rd 10/11/2018
  • Hurricane Maria: Poor Communication and Training Hindered Response 10/1/2018
  • Union grant raises awareness on education justice 10/1/2018
  • Back to School Immigration Update 9/21/2018
  • 5 simple steps to take action for Puerto Rico 9/19/2018
  • Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration and Fundraiser for Puerto Rico 9/17/2018
  • Unity Through Diversity: National LGBT People of Color Health Conference 9/12/2018
  • LAP 2018: Social justice is union work 7/20/2018
  • Human rights take center stage at teen symposium 7/12/2018
  • Students at NYSUT to focus on human rights 7/10/2018
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