Click for AFT Guild Statement on George Floyd Murder Verdict

Click for Guild Statement Denouncing AAPI Racism

Remembering Bloody Sunday

First Lady Jill Biden honors educators and school staff

Ways to honor Black History Month at school and home

AFT Guild Statement on George Floyd Murder Verdict (4/20/2021)

AFT Guild, Local 1931 Statement on the Guilty Verdict of Police Officer Derek Chauvin in the Murder of George Floyd AFT Guild, Local 1931 strongly agrees with today’s verdict convicting police officer Derek Chauvin of the murder of George Floyd and we are relieved the jury delivered justice for George Floyd’s family.  We hope that [...]

Care & Society Film Event this Friday 12-1pm (4/20/2021)

Join Mesa College's sociologists, along with NextUP, FAST Scholars, and HIS, for the second lunchtime event in the Care & Society Film Series. This Friday from 12-1pm we'll watch the short documentary, I Am Somebody, about a 1970 strike lead by Black hospital workers who organized to leverage collective power against incredible odds. A guest speaker will discuss how students currently build collective [...]

Time to Update POA Seniority List (04/19/2021)

Dear SDCCD AFT Guild Adjunct Faculty Members, The purpose of this email is to remind all of our adjunct faculty colleagues who have completed six semesters or more of teaching (in your particular discipline at your particular college) about the annual updating of the Priority of Assignment (POA) seniority lists per section 5.2.2 of our AFT [...]

You’re Invited: April 13th Town Hall Forum on Climate Justice (4/12/2021)

From the AFT National office, all AFT Guild members are welcome: From: "Bill Shiebler, Human Rights & Community Relations" <bshieble@aft.org> Subject: You're Invited: April 13th Town Hall Forum Next Tuesday, April 13th, AFT will be hosting a virtual town hall forum to build awareness and activism to address the climate crisis and create millions of [...]

$500 Remote Work Stipend Approved for All SDCCD Employees! (4/10/2021)

Dear SDCCD AFT Guild Members, I am pleased to report that yesterday we were able to finalize our negotiations with the District for a “remote work” stipend in the amount of a one-time $500 payment to all SDCCD employees.  (NANC employees whose gross wages for January and February combined were less than $500 will receive a [...]

Silence is NOT an option – 4/8/21 (4/08/2021)

1) As a proportion of their employment levels before the pandemic, significantly fewer Black and Hispanic women are working now than any other demographic.Hispanic women fell into the deepest hole at a 24% drop in employment at the peak of the job losses.  Read more… 2) The Color of Authority: San Diego police, sheriff's deputies disproportionately target minorities, [...]

Requesting Your Feedback on Re-Opening Criteria (4/07/2021)

SDCCD COVID-19 Prevention Plan DRAFT 04012021 Dear AFT Guild Members, In the last 24 hours there have been a lot of changes with respect to State and County re-opening criteria and guidelines.  Keeping in mind that by the time I hit “send” on this message everything might have changed yet again, we are seeking your feedback relating [...]

Short Documentary on Early Years of Domestic Workers United (4/07/2021)

Dear AFT Guild Members, Care workers–like nurses, teachers, social workers, domestic workers, etc.–have historically been at the forefront of movements for social justice, although they are seldom given that credit. This three part series will focus on movements of care workers that exemplify how structural disadvantage can be used to leverage collective power and dismantle structures of social inequity. This Friday, April 9th, [...]

Upcoming Workshops for AFT Guild Members (4/05/2021)

Thurs. 4/8 Retirement 101 workshop & future post-convention training events Please distribute widely: the following workshops are open to ALL CFT members! Local Leaders and Staff, Following our 2021 Convention, we are happy to offer a series of workshops that are open to all CFT members. The first one is this coming Thursday, April 8th: [...]

Silence is NOT an option – (3/25/2021)

This week’s Silence is Not an Option message is written by AFT Guild Executive Council Member Professor Julio Soto from Grossmont College. Dear Colleagues, I would like to offer an invitation for us all to engage in further learning and self-analysis regarding the history of anti-Asian violence and discrimination.  As Elie Mystal from The Nation magazine fittingly points out, the [...]

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. Planning for Retirement from CalPERS

    April 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Combatting Homelessness

    May 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  3. The Educator Edit: Preparing Your Life for School Reentry

    May 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  4. AFT Guild Union Meeting May 6

    May 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. Retirement for Part-time Educators

    May 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

An Open, Active, Vital, Membership-Driven Organization