CFA HEADLINES • March 4, 2020


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‘Connect for Co-Liberation:’ 2020 Equity Conference Highlights Union Members’ Social Justice Work

“…you can’t fight for a freedom you’ve forgotten how to identify.” – Zadie Smith, Feel Free: Essays.


Still A Lot to be Decided in California Primary Election

Ballots are in but will take several more weeks to count, leaving voters waiting to see if their issues and candidates are headed to the winner’s circle. 


CFA Calls for Support, Awareness in Rejecting Xenophobic Responses to COVID-19

CFA’s Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus and statewide officers are calling on the CSU community to support safety, health, and wellness for all members of our communities 


In Other News…

EDUCATORS PEN OPEN LETTER ON STUDENT DEBT REFORM: Educators – from high schools to universities – are adding their names to the growing list sounding the alarm on the college student debt crisis.

Seventy-three educators signed an open letter decrying predatory loans that have disproportionately placed a higher financial burden on families of color. 


Faculty Rights Tip: What to Do When You Want to Report Discrimination, Harassment, or Retaliation

Article 16 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the “Non-Discrimination” article, “prohibits discrimination against faculty unit employees on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, medical condition, or veteran status.”


Links of the Week

Labor and Faith Groups Tie Low Wages to the Housing Crisis
MPR News
A coalition of labor and faith groups is launching a campaign fighting for higher wages and affordable housing in [Minnesota].