CFA Headlines • March 6, 2019

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Calls for racial justice ripple through community, CSU

A CFA-sponsored bill that seeks to limit the circumstances in which police can use deadly force is gaining momentum following a decision by the Sacramento County District Attorney to not file charges against officers in the murder of 22-year-old Stephon Clark.


Oakland teachers reach agreement, ratify new contract

After a seven-day strike that demonstrated the power of teachers, students, and the community, the Oakland Education Association reached agreement and ratified a new contract.


Tune in: New ‘Radio Free CSU’ podcast available

A new episode of our podcast ‘Radio Free CSU’ is now available and highlights the values, policies and practices CFA has embraced as part of our anti-racism and social justice transformation and how that work is making a lasting impact on our campuses.


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.”


In Other News…

GOING, GOING, GONE: A statue of 25th President William McKinley that once overlooked Arcata Plaza, about a mile from Humboldt State, has been removed.

The statue, debated for decades as glorification of imperialism, genocide, and white supremacy, was removed before dawn last Thursday. The statue will be sent to Canton, Ohio, home of the William McKinley National Monument.


Links of the Week

On Monday night police launched attack on our 1st Amendment. Here’s how you can respond.
Sacramento Bee
Shoving journalists to the ground. Detaining members of the clergy and the press – hands cuffed behind their backs – without cause. Arresting citizens for exercising their right to peaceful protest.
We expect such things in authoritarian countries, but not here in our hometown. Not in Sacramento.