Silence is NOT an option – 12/16/20 (12/16/2020)

Silence is NOT an option will be taking a holiday break and will return the week of January 18th. 1) ‘Is Austin on Your List?’: Biden’s Pentagon Pick Rose Despite Barriers to Diversity With retired Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III’s nomination to be the first Black defense secretary, the Pentagon comes face to face with its [...]

Free Masks Available! (12/15/2020)

Dear Colleagues, We have an abundance of free CFT masks available to anyone who would like one.  Take as many as you need.  They are in a box outside of our office door.  Our address is: 3737 Camino del Rio South, Suite 410  (look for 3717 from the street, enter the parking lot, go to [...]

How you can help with the U.S. Senate runoff elections in Georgia (12/14/2020)

Dear Colleagues, Many of you have asked how you can help in the two U.S. Senate run-off races in Georgia.  Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are challenging incumbent Republican Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, respectively. The election will be held on January 5, 2021. These runoff elections are critical because they would give Democrats and [...]

AFT Guild Toy Drive-Thru and Mask Giveaway a Great Success! (12/11/2020)

A big THANK YOU to all who participated in what will now become our annual Toy Drive-Thru!  We had a record number of participants and collected an abundance of gifts for the children of unemployed and under-employed workers! Hopefully we will see even more of you next year but without masks! Please enjoy some photos [...]

Stand for justice! Sign in support of institutionalizing Dreamer Centers and reallocating resources from police to student services & programs in SDCCD (12/10/2020)

Please sign the following two AFT Local 1931- endorsed statements. We are collecting signatories to the following statements that will be presented to the SDCCD Board of Trustees meetings. We are also asking our colleagues and fellow union-members to send in written statements of support for the content of the following two statements to be shared during the public comment section [...]

AFT Guild Union Meeting – Thursday, December 3rd

Dear AFT Guild Members, Our next AFT Guild meeting of this academic year will be held this Thursday, December 3rd beginning at 3:00pm via Zoom (see connection details below). Let’s make this December meeting festive! Dress in your favorite holiday attire (holiday sweaters, Santa hats, antlers, lights, etc.). The more ridiculous, bizarre, or preposterous the better! (and keep your camera [...]

Silence is NOT an option – 11/18/20 (11/18/2020)

1) ‘A Long Time Coming’: Black Women Celebrate Harris’s Ascension As Kamala Harris heads toward the highest levels of power, many rejoiced and saw her achievement as a particularly poignant reminder to Black girls that anything is possible. Read more… 2) Black Voters Helped Deliver Biden a Presidential Victory. Now What? Joe Biden thanked Black voters in [...]