In Other News…

REGISTER FOR CFA’S EQUITY WEEK MARCH 10-13: CFA’s Equity Conference is back, and as our meetings remain virtual, the event has been expanded to Equity Week! Join CFA activists for panels and workshops March 10 through 13 as we connect for co-liberation. 

Speakers include Dr. Fania Davis, a national leader on restorative justice; Tommy Orange, acclaimed author of There There; American scholar on racial equity Dr. Shaun Harper; Tara Yosso, a professor and researcher who applies critical race theory to education access and opportunity; and activist and public intellectual Loretta Ross. Also, join us for an evening of comedic relief on March 12.

Pre-register for the virtual conference here.

UPCOMING CFA BOARD OF DIRECTOR ELECTIONS: Elections for CFA Board of Directors positions will be held at CFA’s Spring Assembly on April 10. The following positions are currently up for nomination:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Associate Vice President – Lecturers (North and South)
  • Associate Vice President – Presidents (North and South)
  • Associate Vice President – Racial and Social Justice (North and South)
  • Committee Chairs – Coaches, Contract Development/Bargaining Strategy, Counselors, Librarians, Membership and Organizing, Political Action/Legislative, Representation

Candidates for President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer must declare their intention to run on the official CFA Declaration of Candidacy form no later than February 28. Members need not be members of the CFA Assembly to run for office or to nominate an individual. Individuals nominated by a second party must submit a written acceptance to the Elections Committee. The CFA Declaration of Candidacy form can be completed here.  Questions should be referred to the Elections Committee Chair or to elections@calfac.org.