Call To Action: Give to the James Eterno Recovery Fund
In May of 2023, James Eterno, beloved retired educator and union activist, suffered a major stroke. James is recovering and currently needs 24-hour care.
James has been a consummate fighter for his family, his union family and the City of New York.
He will prevail in this latest fight!
Please help the Eternos during this challenging time. Keep them in your thoughts and prayers — and donate.
Editor’s Note: James has been the prolific author behind ICE UFT blog for many years. He has also contributed several pieces to The Wire.
He was the long time chapter leader at Jamaica High School. He also served on the UFT executive board as a high school representative. He has been a champion for New York City public school communities and a tireless advocate for rank and file educators in the UFT.
We urge you to read his posts at ICE UFT to learn more about his advocacy work!
James fought hard to try to keep Jamaica High School open for several years. Here is James at work fighting for his school community.
James joined Daniel Alicea in November of 2021 on WBAI 99.5 FM to discuss the impact the UFT has had on NYC public schools in the last 20+ years. The episode will be replayed this evening on WBAI at 7 PM in honor of him. You can listen to it live streamed, this evening, at — http://wbai.org
To know James Eterno is to know a gentleman warrior for the marginalized and workers. He has fought for many of us. Now, let’s fight with him and his wonderful family during this time.