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Welcome to the 2023 Solidarity Conference: Building Power through Culture, Community, and Connections. This conference is presented by CTA’s Four Ethnic Caucuses.

At CTA, we understand the significance of unity, and this conference is all about harnessing the strength of our collective experiences, cultures, and communities to create positive change. The Solidarity Conference will feature general sessions and workshops where educators and community leaders will share their stories, insights, and strategies for empowering our communities and classrooms.

Come to the conference and connect with educators who share your passion for equity, diversity, and social justice. You will gain practical insights and strategies to improve your teaching and advocacy skills, making a more significant impact in your classroom and community.

Let’s come together, build power through culture, community, and connections, and continue our journey toward a brighter future for education.


CONFERENCE AGENDA*: Click here to download

WORKSHOP GRID*: Click here to download

SESSION DESCRIPTIONS*: Click here to download

PROGRAM*: Coming Soon

*All program details and documents are subject to change.


5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

CTA Registration Desk

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Exhibitor Showcase

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Reception, Dinner and Games


7:45 AM - 3:00 PM

CTA Registration Desk

7:45 AM - 4:45 PM

Exhibitor Showcase

7:45 AM - 8:45 AM


9:00 AM - 10:35 AM

General Session – Caucus Introduction Session

10:45 AM – 11:45 PM

Caucus Meetings

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Lunch and Bylaw 3-1g Presentation

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

First Workshop

3:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Second Workshop

5:00 PM

Dinner on Your Own


7:30 AM - 12:15 PM

CTA Registration Desk

7:45 AM - 8:00 AM

Coffee and Tea Stations

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Third Workshop

9:45 AM - 11:00 AM

General Session – Conversation with CTA Officers

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Brunch & Closing Session


The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites
404 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Room Rate: $160/night-
Registration Deadline: November 24, 2023
Parking: $20/night



  • CTA Members – $195
  • SCTA Members – $39
  • Invited Exhibitor – $250 / booth

Traveling to The Solidarity Conference

Please consider using public transportation to travel to State Council. Please visit for maps, schedules, fares and more information.

Health & Safety Policies

The health and safety of attendees, exhibitors and staff are our highest priority. In partnership with hotels, CTA will adhere to all official government and local authority guidance, as well as any venue or location-specific regulations.

All attendees, staff, exhibitors, and invited guests are strongly encouraged to wear a mask on-site in event-designated programming areas. Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test is not required to attend the event.

Click here to see CTA’s health and safety policies for in-person events.

Code of Conduct for CTA Events


Session documents will be available in the conference app and attendee hub closer to the start of the conference. You must be logged in to view session documents. Provided documents can be found at the bottom of each session page within the conference app and attendee hub.


Professional Growth Hours: Professional Growth credit will be available at no cost for CCA/CTA members. Confirmation of professional growth hours will be emailed shortly after the conference.

University Credit:

University Credit: The 2023-2024 University Credit Program is a benefit available to members attending CTA Conferences during the 2023-2024 school year. CCA/CTA members, through attending in-person or watching CTA Virtual Pass sessions, will be given the opportunity to accumulate the professional growth hours needed to qualify for university credit units with CSU Chico. As a benefit to members, CTA will cover the cost for up to six university credit units with CSU Chico, normally $75/credit. The professional growth hours can be accumulated by attending conferences live and/or by watching recordings. By attending this conference in person, members will earn 15 hours of professional growth.

2023-2024 University Credit Program Coming Soon



Phone: 650-552-5355

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