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Tell Your Senators to Vote No on the Republican Tax Bill
The tax plan released by GOP leaders and backed by President Trump is a bad deal for middle-class families and students across the country. It is a massive tax giveaway to wealthy individuals and corporations funded on the backs of students and the middle class. Email your senators and tell them to VOTE NO on the Republican leadership’s tax bill.
CTA Votes to Support Thurmond and Newsom in '18
The top governing body of the 325,000-member California Teachers Association, the State Council of Education, has voted to support Tony Thurmond in his bid for State Superintendent of Public Instruction and Gavin Newsom for governor in the November 2018 Election. The decision came Oct. 21 during Council’s quarterly meeting. Read CTA's news release for details.
Homelessness Hits Faculty Too

Despite the four college courses she teaches at San Jose State University, and the master’s degree she earned a few years ago, Ellen Tara James-Penny is homeless. She simply does not earn enough money as an adjunct professor, NEA Today reports.

Fires Storms Char Northern California
Our hearts and thoughts go out to the many students, fellow educators and families impacted by the fires that raged through California.There are many ways you can help in the coming days. 
The Fall Edition of the Advocate is Here!
Check out the latest news from CCA in the Advocate and discover what your colleagues are up to around the state.
CCA Passes Resolution Banning Travel to Some States
The CCA Board has passed a Resolution banning travel to the states which fall under AB 1887 because they do not support LGBTQ rights.
Have an Idea? There's a Grant for That!
CCA, through CTA and the National Education Association, provides grant opportunities for college faculty to accomplish their professional and advocacy goals. Learn more about grants available to you.
Educators Denounce Ongoing Political Scheme to Further Rig the Economy Against the Middle Class in Janus v. AFSCME Lawsuit
The U.S. Supreme Court is again going to take up a case that will curtail the ability of working people to come together in strong unions. Read the statement by CTA President Eric Heins denouncing the case.
Next Up: CCA’s Winter Conference

CCA’s Fall Conference was a runaway success! Now’s the time to start thinking about the Winter Conference Feb. 9-11 2018 at the Hyatt Regency LAX. Watch this site for registration information. You won’t want to miss it!

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