We’re off and running!

Come help us plan our outreach for the upcoming UESF elections! There is an alternative to the status quo.

When: Thursday, March 12 at 4:30 pm

Where: Glen Park Library, 2825 Diamond Street
Check with your co-workers and come prepared to schedule an April site visit to your school.

Check out our platform as voted on at our last EDU meeting:

OUR VISION

1. MEMBER EMPOWERMENT AND PARTICIPATION

• Encourage democratic debate and discussion at UESF meetings

• Continue to fight for better wages and working conditions for paras

• All UESF members can vote at assembly meetings, not just UBC members

• Ensure an independent parliamentarian – not UESF president – presides

• Elect the Bargaining Team (not appoint)

• Elect – not appoint – members to lead Para, SPED, Elem, Middle, HS

2. TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY

• Transparency in Bargaining: Prioritize on-going communication to and

from members during bargaining

• Post or send agendas and minutes to all UESF meetings in a timely manner

• Ensure budget transparency and accountability for UESF staff and officers

3. RACIAL AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

• Actively participate in coalitions for housing and immigration rights, the

struggle against police violence and other social justice movements

• Advocate for legal separation between schools and law enforcement

• Carry out work actions or strikes over school closures or relocations

• Report regularly to members on SF Labor Council meetings and activity

4. RESISTANCE TO CORPORATE ATTACKS

• Oppose outsourcing to non-union workers and consultants in SFUSD

• Mobilize members to support schools that refuse to test

• Work for progressive taxation