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Posted May 05, 2014 in the News

New teachers union chief firmly rooted in activism

Alex Caputo-Pearl arrived in Los Angeles 24 years ago to take a job not many people wanted.

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Posted May 06, 2013 in Press Releases

CTA Celebrates 150th Birthday – Launches Statewide Ad Campaign Honoring Educators, Students

SAN FRANCISCO – CTA kicked off national teacher appreciation week here today at a news conference with Bay Area educators to honor our 150 years of advocating for all California students, teachers and public s...

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Posted March 11, 2013 in CCA Advocate

Following death of campus activist Southwest chapter rolls the union on

Phil Lopez was formidable figure

The untimely death of a union brother and colleague is always a shock, but the members of the Southwestern College Faculty Association were taught well by...

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Posted February 08, 2013 in California Educator

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Bargaining Updates

Solidarity works: San Jose area teachers team up in contract fights

Collaboration works in the classroom and on the picket lines, educators in two adjacent San Jose school districts are learning...

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Posted October 01, 2012 in CCA Advocate

Confessions of a campaign activist

Rio Hondo professor loves to phone bank
Martha Carreon, a humanities professor at Rio Hondo Cllege, is passionate about the importance of voting and being involved in campaigns....

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Posted May 14, 2012 in California Educator

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Elk Grove preserves benefits, saves jobs

It took a massive march by 1,500 members, regular protests in front of the district office, and long mediation and fact-finding sessions, but in the end, the Elk Grove Education Association overwhelmingly...

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Posted May 14, 2012 in California Educator

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Making a difference in the political arena

“I’ll get out of politics when you take politics out of my classroom.”
Mary Hatwood Futrell, NEA President, 1983-89

This often-echoed statement clarifies the...

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Posted May 14, 2012 in California Educator

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The CTA-supported tax plan will be on the November 2012 ballot

The CTA-supported tax plan will be on the November 2012 Ballot
This means the super-wealthy, who don’t currently pay their fair share in taxes, will have to ante up.

 

Governor...

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Posted April 24, 2012 in California Educator

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Student Success Task Force recommendations

Led by the Community College Association (CCA), faculty are mobilizing to fight legislative proposals that could shut the doors to higher education for hundreds of thousands of students.
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Posted March 23, 2012 in California Educator

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100 years ago the Strike for Loaves of Bread prompted songs and pickets

"What the woman who labors wants is the right to live, not simply exist. … You have nothing that the humblest worker has not a right to have also. The worker must have bread, but she must have roses,...

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