Help urge Governor to support proposed Ethnic Studies legislation

Assemblymember Luis Alejo is asking California residents to help encourage Gov. Jerry Brown to sign legislation that would develop an Ethnic Studies model curriculum as an elective for 9th to 12th grade students.

AB 2016, which CFA has endorsed, passed both houses and is on the governor’s desk.

Click here to send an email to Gov. Brown today, asking him to sign the bill. 

In other legislative news…

A bill that would require the CSU to grant release time to an employee who is a union member and has been elected to serve as an officer in an affiliated union is heading to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk.

AB 2294, authored by Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez, D-Los Angeles, was sponsored by CFA.

“The right solution is to create statutory parity and equity for CSU faculty with our educator brothers and sisters,” Susan Green, CFA Treasurer and a director on the CTA Board of Directors, testified to the Senate Appropriations Committee earlier this month.

Click here to read more about CFA’s legislative efforts.