CFA HEADLINES • September 9, 2020


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CFA Kicks Off Election 2020 with Voter Outreach

On Labor Day, CFA launched our political action campaign for the November 3 General Election.


Interrupting Racism Workshops Go Virtual

The CFA Council for Racial and Social Justice has created an online version of the Interruption: An Anti-Racism Workshop. This four-hour virtual experience – available as one session or a two-part series – promises to be highly interactive and thought-provoking.


INFOGRAPHIC: Support for Unions Increases

As we took the time last weekend to celebrate and recognize the considerable contributions of unions and the Labor movement to the country, American’s support for labor unions is at its highest in more than 15 years. Support for unions has been consistently improving as more people recognize their necessity.  Click this link for the full infographic.



In Other News…

SECOND CFA TRAINING FOR CHAIRS AND PROGRAM DIRECTORS SEPTEMBER 23: CFA Faculty Rights chair Molly Talcott (Los Angeles), Kelly Janousek (Long Beach), along with CFA field and representation staff, will present statewide contract training for Unit 3 chairs and program directors on Wednesday, September 23, from 3 to 5 p.m.


Faculty Rights Tip of the Week: Lecturer Preference for Work at the Start of the Academic Year, with COVID-19-related Entitlement Protections

At the beginning of each new term, teaching assignments for lecturers are often in flux until the last minute. It can be a challenging time for both lecturers and department chairs/programs. During the pandemic and economic recession of 2020, these challenges are all the more acute. 


Links of the Week

Scholars on Strike
Inside Higher Ed
Academics across the U.S. strike and teach for racial justice and an end to police violence against people of color.