United University Professions (UUP)
resolution in support of March 20th
United University Professions (UUP) -- the union representing more than 34,000 academic and professional faculty on 29 State University of New York campuses and several other New York State schools -- passed the following resolution at its 2010 Winter Delegate Assembly calling on UUP leaders, chapters and members to build UUP participation in the March 20 demonstration in D.C. as part of the labor contingent:
Delegates adopted a Resolution Calling for Participation in the March 20 Demonstration against the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars in Washington, DC from the Labor and Higher Education Committee.
WHEREAS, March 20 marks the seventh anniversary of the start of the war and occupation in Iraq; and
WHEREAS, a national anti-war march and rally will take place in Washington DC on March 20 to call for an end to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; and
WHEREAS, US Labor Against the War has endorsed the March 20 mobilization; and
WHEREAS, UUP is a charter member of USLAW and has a long history of participating in anti-war action; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, that the Delegate Assembly calls on UUP leaders, chapters, and members to build UUP participation in the March 20 demonstration in DC as part of the labor contingent.
Click here to view the resolution on the UUP website (scroll down).