Organizing Reports

May 26, 2014 -- For the past six Sundays, UFAA members from New York City have been gathering in Union Square Park at what has been dubbed the Sunday Speak Outs. From four in the afternoon until eight at night each Sunday, UFAA members are reaching out to the public and dialoguing with anyone willing.

April 10th, 4pm - Hundreds of New Yorkers gathered on the steps of the New York Public Library in a show of opposition to the state budget deal that passed last month in the NY State Senate. The crowd was demonstrating specifically against the charter school deal, pushed by Governor Cuomo, which expands the space of privately owned charter schools on public school campuses.

Noon on Friday February 7th, two members of the New York chapter of the United Front Against Austerity (UFAA) attended a protest across the street from the New York Stock Exchange.

Lincoln, NE – UFAA's Nebraska chapter is pointing the finger at Wall Street in ongoing demonstrations against military intervention in Syria. UFAA Midwest has taken a lead organizing position in weekly, anti-war demonstrations in Lincoln, Nebraska, capital city of the Cornhusker State.

During the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, members of the United Front Against Austerity (UFAA) joined forces with National Jobs for All Coalition and staffers from Congressman John Conyer’s office in support of legislative bill H.R. 1000 titled, the “Humphrey-Hawkins Full Employment and Training Act.”

This past week, UFAA members distributed nearly 500 flyers around various Manhattan and Queens college campuses, laying the groundwork for future campus agitation on Elizabeth Warren’s “Bank on Students Loan Fairness” Act.

Lincoln NE, May 15, 2013 - UFAA supporters and activists intervened at a rally in Nebraska's capitol, held to drum up support for a proposal to expand Medicaid coverage to an additional 54,000 in the state.

January 28, 2013, Lincoln, NE - United Front Against Austerity (UFAA) activists and supporters held signs, passed out flyers, and rallied in support of organizing groups, Idle No More and Bold Nebraska, at the rally outside the Capitol Building in Lincoln.

Lincoln, NE, Janurary 21 – Activists from the Midwest United Front Against Austerity (UFAA) chapter in Lincoln marched with admirers of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in recognition of the civil rights leader, sharing information and good humor on the holiday named after the American hero.

Lincoln, NE, January 19 - UFAA organizers intervened at a “Gun Appreciation Day” rally at the Nebraska capitol in Lincoln, injecting a call for programmatic economic reform as a way to counter growing social unrest and discontent with Washington.