AFT Retiree Chapter Sponsored Walk at Mission Bay-9/25/21

Click Here for AFT Guild Statement on COVID and Return to Work

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Thank a classified employee! Support staff make our schools and colleges work

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AFT Guild Workshop on Resolving Conflict (10/14/2021)

Dear AFT Guild Members, Please join our AFT Guild’s mentorship program M&M: Mentors and Mentees for a workshop on Resolving Conflict on Thursday, October 28, 2:30-4:00pm. RSVP required by Tuesday, October 26:  An email confirmation will be sent on Wednesday morning 10/27 and participants will be required to take a short conflict styles survey prior to [...]

UPDATED: Governor Vetos AB 375 (Medina) (10/09/2021)

Here is some additional information from CFT Higher Education Lobbyist Michael Young: From: Michael Young <> Subject: AB 375 vetoed by Governor Hi All – Yesterday, the Governor vetoed AB 375 – our sponsored bill increasing the cap part-timers can work from 67% of a full-time load to 85%. The veto message can be found here. The veto [...]

Governor Vetos AB 375 (Medina) (10/09/2021)

The Governor’s veto message can be found here.  Let’s hope he is earnest about working on a solution in the budget as he states in his veto message. In Solidarity, Jim

AFT Guild Union Meeting – Thursday, October 7th (10/06/2021)

Dear AFT Guild Members, Our next AFT Guild meeting will be held this Thursday, October 7th beginning at 3:00pm via Zoom (see connection details below). At this meeting we will be voting on the following items: $8,100 COPE Expenditure to the Re-Election Campaign of Tony Thurmond (Mr. Thurmond will join our meeting at approximately 4:30) COPE Endorsement [...]

Free Books on Anti-Racism (09/29/2021)

Dear AFT Guild Members, We still have a few copies of each of these three titles available leftover from the summer.  If you would like a copy of one or more of these titles, please call the AFT Office at 619-640-1155 and we will make them available to you at our AFT office in Mission [...]

REMINDER: Anti-Defamation League Presentation – Thursday, September30th (9/28/2021)

Dear AFT Guild Members and Retiree Chapter Members, The Guild’s Retiree Chapter has arranged a presentation by Matthew Brown, Associate Director of the Anti-Defamation League in San Diego on Thursday, September 30th from 3:00-4:30PM.  Presentation details are in the flier below. You will need to be an active member of the Guild or Retiree Chapter to attend. [...]


Dear Colleagues, Please make sure everyone you know, including your students, is registered to vote.  Here’s the link you can send them to register: Be sure to check the “vote by mail” option when registering. In Solidarity, Jim Jim Mahler, President AFT Guild, Local 1931

Personal Financial Literacy sessions for faculty and school staff (09/27/2021)

The San Diego Center for Economic Education at Cuyamaca College is offering free personal financial literacy sessions for teachers and staff within CalSTRS and CalPERS. These sessions are being co-presented by accounting professors at Cuyamaca College and University of Phoenix and will not end with a sales pitch. We're offering two sessions covering different topics on two Thursdays [...]

Tell President Biden to Eliminate Student Debt for Public Service Workers (09/22/2021)

Dear Colleagues, Are you one of the millions of people struggling to access Public Service Loan Forgiveness?  Your story and Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) experience matters! Tell President Biden, Secretary Cardona, and the Department of Education to eliminate student debt for those who have worked a decade or more serving their community. Congress created [...]

The American Federation of Teachers Guild, Local 1931, CFT/AFT, AFL- CIO, is an open, active, vital, member-driven organization serving college and continuing education faculty, classified professionals, and non-academic, non-classified employees in the San Diego Community College District and the college and continuing education faculty of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District.

Upcoming Meetings and Events

  1. AFT Guild Union Meeting , November 4 2021

    November 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. AFT Guild Union Meeting , December 2, 2021

    December 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. AFT Guild Union Meeting , February 3, 2022

    February 3, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  4. AFT Guild Union Meeting, March 3, 2022

    March 3, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. AFT Guild Union Meeting, April 7, 2022

    April 7, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

An Open, Active, Vital, Membership-Driven Organization