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May 2022 Advocate: Dangers of AB 1705

Posted May 19, 2022

Basic Skills Courses & College Transfer How AB 1705 would reduce course offerings and negatively impact community college students by Salumeh Eslamieh, AFT 1493 Cañada College Executive Committee Rep. Assembly Bill 1705 (Irwin) is a proposed bill currently being considered
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May 2022 Advocate: “Week of Action” review

Posted May 18, 2022

Contract campaign “Week of Action” launched campaign for new faculty contract AFT 1493 kicked off the beginning of contract negotiations for new three-year faculty contract with the district by organizing multiple actions during our “Week of Action” from
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May 2022 Advocate: Film Studies instructor’s new documentary

Posted May 18, 2022

Recognizing faculty achievements Announcing “Clarissa’s Battle,” a new documentary film directed by SMCCD Film Studies instructor Tamara Perkins Film studies instructor and filmmaker Tamara Perkins has directed and produced another new documentary, Clarissa’s Battle, which follows a local organizer and
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May 2022 Advocate: Teach-In on District budget

Posted May 18, 2022

Understanding our district’s budget AFT 1493 Teach-In exposes truths about District’s inequitable budget decisions By Cat Stoehr, AFT 1493 Student Intern, & Katharine Harer, AFT 1493 Co-Vice President Nearly 70 students and faculty members participated in a teach-in organized by
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May 2022 Advocate: Negotiations Report

Posted May 18, 2022

Negotiations Report AFT and District negotiating teams hold first bargaining session for 2022-25 faculty contract by Marianne Kaletzky, AFT 1493 Executive Secretary On May 4, AFT and the District held our first negotiation session towards a faculty contract that will
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