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 Building Bridges 
 
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 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg  
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Why MORE/New Action Candidates Contest Unity Caucus Seats for UFT Leadership In Union Elections
with
Jia Lee, candidate for President
Jia is currently a 4th/5th grade special education teacher and is chapter leader at the Earth School in District 1 and a public school parent. As chapter leader, she supported staff consultation committees on issues from micromanagement and professional conciliation and fostered mediation to support a democratic culture. She testified before the U.S. HELP
(Health, Education, Labor and Pensions) Senate Committee, on the reauthorization of ESEA. She is an opt out organizer with Change the Stakes and NYC Opt Out,
a member of the Stronger Together Caucus and a national network of social
justice caucuses.
and
Camille Eterno, candidate for Secretary
Camille has been an English teacher since 1996. She was elected to chapter leader at the Queens Gateway to Health Sciences and won grievances that were
said to be unwinnable and organized her chapter into a force at many union rallies. As a leader in the Independent Community of Educators, she was instrumental in the battle against the giveback laden 2005 contract. She is now a delegate from Humanities and the Arts High School in Queens.
and
Jonathan Halabi, High School Division Candidate for Executive Board
Jonathan is a UFT Chapter leader and a math teacher at the H.S. of American Studies at Lehman College. He s been on the UFT Ex. Board 2009 to the present. Jonathan has said Teaching is an honorable career. We help kids learn and grow. Their success is our reward. But not if we are mistreated. Not if our voices are ignored. Not if decisions that affect our schools are made out of incompetence and malice. We are running to ensure all our voices are heard in our union .

Building Bridges brings to the airwaves the voices of MORE/New Action Caucus candidates for the UFT s seats in the union s upcoming election. MORE/New Action says if you re tired of the attacks against teachers and public education; if you re tired that our students education has been hijacked by a test prep curriculum focusing our time on data instead of teaching then we need something different. A union that fights for the rights of students, teachers and communities. A union that fights for racial and economic justice inside and outside our schools. We help kids learn and grow. Their success is our reward. But not if we are mistreated .
produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
please notify us if you plan to broadcast this program - knash@igc.org

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