CFA Headlines • March 21, 2018

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Faculty, students call on Trustees to ‘Get on the Bus’

Faculty and students pushed back against CSU Trustees’ lack of commitment to the fight for additional state funding for the CSU and encouraged them to come to the Capitol on April 4.


Making history on April 4!

Want to know why 1,000 CSU students, faculty, alumni, and labor allies descended on the State Capitol on April 4?

Watch this.


CFA Equity Conference inspires activists, builds solidarity

The CFA Equity Conference wasn’t even yet concluded before eager questions started rolling in— “When is the next event?” “How do I get more involved?” “How can we stay connected?”

The flood of positive feedback was testament to the success and service of the Equity Conference, which was held March 16-17 in Los Angeles.

“The Equity Conference is a place to be your authentic self and a place to recharge your batteries,” said Cecil Canton, Associate Vice President of Affirmative Action. “It is the event where lasting relationships are built and activists are inspired. I hope members left with a sense of commitment and purpose, and were able to find joy in being, learning, and working together.”


Faculty Rights Tip of the Week: The Coach’s Handbook

It is important for coaches and all faculty rights advocates to be aware of coaches’ rights under our Collective Bargaining Agreement.  

The “Coaches Handbook” is a great resource for learning about those rights covering specific provisions of our Faculty Contract that apply to coaches. 


In Other News

TUNE IN: The latest episode of CFA’s podcast, “Radio Free CSU,” is available for download. Episode 3 of the 10-part series ‘Stronger Together’ looks at the third principle of the union’s Anti-Racism and Social Justice Transformation, which states, “We acknowledge that even we in CFA are part of the problem of racism.”


Links of the Week

CSU students protest possible tuition hike as leaders grapple with state funding shortage
Long Beach Press-Telegram
…Besides protesting a possible tuition hike, members of the California Faculty Association and the allied Students for Quality Education asked trustees to join them for a planned April 4 trip to Sacramento to demand more state funding for the CSU.