CFA Headlines • April 18, 2018

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CFA Assembly engages, inspires faculty activists with focus on civil rights movement, social justice

Hundreds of CFA activists gathered for an amazing weekend filled with inspiration, unity, and building union strength April 14-15 during CFA’s 87th Assembly, held in Los Angeles.


CFA’s Cecil Canton honored with prestigious national award

For years, Dr. Cecil Canton has worked tirelessly to cultivate a deeper understanding of equity, anti-racism, and social justice. This year, he is being honored for his dedication.


Radio Free CSU: Newest podcast highlights CFA’s intentional commitment to addressing racism

In the latest edition of Radio Free CSU, CFA Vice President Charles Toombs joins host Audrena Redmond to discuss how the union is deliberately addressing racism, obstacles that have sprouted up along the way, and what faculty and activists can do to help ensure they are part of the solution.


Faculty Rights Tip of the Week: Sick Leave

Did you know that in addition to taking sick leave for your own medical issues, you may take sick leave when a member of an immediate family member has a medical issue? The definition of immediate family includes a number of people in your family and is set out in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.


In Other News…

TRANSPARENCY TALKS: Black Lives Matter activists, including CFA Professor Melina Abdullah, journeyed to the State Capitol this week to urge lawmakers to pass Senate Bill 1421, which seeks to increase transparency surrounding police investigations.


Links of the Week

What does ‘implicit bias’ training entail?
ABC (Sacramento)