Communications Committee (ComCom) Members
Josie Meza Malik, Chair
Josue Arrendondo
Vanessa Sheldon
Purpose: The purpose of the CCA Communications Committee is to review the design, production and distribution of all CCA publications, including the CCA website, Facebook page and Twitter account. We ensure that all publications are kept up to date and congruent with other faculty organizations.
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CCA Book Club Builds Union Solidarity
CCA’s Book Club began in 2012 to provide a forum for members to read and discuss books about the Labor Movement as well as issues that threaten faculty. Book titles are made known in advance while discussions take place during the Spring Conference. In many cases, the author is on hand to make a presentation or participate in the discussions. In one instance in 2012, author Philip Dray participated in a CCA news conference promoting the Proposition 30 tax increase initiative.
“We intend to talk about these stories, to weave our own stories into this honorable American tapestry, and from these discussions contribute to the success of not only CCA, but of public higher education in California,” explained Michael Smith, a member of the Victor Valley College Faculty Association and former as CCA Communications Director.
Book selections have included:
There is Power in a Union: The Epic Story of Labor in America, by Philip Dray
Three Strikes: Miners, Musicians, Salesgirls, and the Fighting Spirit of Labor’s Last Century by Howard Zinn and Dana Frank
The Fall of the Faculty: The Rise of the All-Administrative University and Why it Matters by Benjamin Ginsberg
The Teacher Wars by Dana Goldstein
Contact CCA President Lynette Nyaggah at: president@cca4me if you have a book title you’d like to suggest for an upcoming discussion.
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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