The Force Awakens 2019: A New Hope is a one-day conference devoted to bringing awareness to equity and social justice issues facing our community college faculty. Faculty attending the conference will have the opportunity “plan for action” and have a day of “courageous conversations” as we find ways to address and upend social injustices. We
Engagement is growing each year as locals become more and more involved in union work and stewardship. Over 30 first-time attendees arrived on Day 1 and enjoyed a wonderful orientation and delicious dinner where they could learn, network, and gain resources for success. Day 2 is sure to be even better. To see photos from
Dual Enrollment Requires K-14 Collaboration CC and K-12 colleagues share information, build networks “Together we are stronger” is not just a slogan, especially when it comes to providing the resources and opportunities for students to succeed. Sometimes it’s simply about sharing information, which is what local leaders are doing on the topic of dual enrollment.
CCA Task Force Makes Sure Faculty are Safe and Secure The CCA Inmate Education Task Force started last spring when it became clear that many colleges had no contract language addressing the working conditions of faculty who teach in prison programs. “Our charge was to develop model contract language for local chapters to negotiate if
Fola Odebunmi A U.S Congressman, John Lewis, was 23 years old when he participated in the historic 1923 Civil Right “March on Washington” led by Dr. Martin Luther King JR. Half a century later , journalist Bill Moyers asked Lewis how he was affected by Dr. King’s ‘I Have A Dream’ speech that day. Mr.
Community College Association (CCA) President Lynette Nyaggah released the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s community colleges budget proposal, which includes a $246 million (7 percent) increase in Proposition 98 funding. “Governor Newsom has provided a strong community college budget with significant pension cost relief to districts. I am hopeful this means community college districts
Registration is now open See important hotel information below. The DoubleTree is SOLD OUT. Instructions for reserving a room at the overflow hotel that is CCA Approved are detailed below. Reimbursement is contingent upon reserving a room at the hotel listed below. Download the Conference Brochure to view and share with members of your association
CCA’s Homeless Initiative is supporting Project Dignity, a charity that serves people who are homeless and living in motels. These people include our students. Here are some words from their website: “It has been our experience that people living in motels are the most under-served and misunderstood of all people who are homeless… We believe
The Camp Fire has been contained. This fire was rated to be the worst wildfire to hit CA in decades. Read more Here is how you can help those affected by the wildfires in CA. Also, if you are an educator and CTA member visit the CTA disaster relief fund website to apply for aid.
In a historic CA election, Tony Thurmond defeats Marshall Tuck; a candidate backed by special interest charter school billions. Teachers and Educators across the state went and Got Out the Vote in support of Tony in a frenzy of pre-election texting, calling, and canvassing districts. Read more