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booklet cover sm Reclaiming the Promise of Racial Equity for Black Males in California
This report follows on the heels of AFT's groundbreaking report “Reclaiming the Promise of Racial Equity in Education, Economics and Our Criminal Justice System." Resolution 16 at CFT Convention 2016 authorized the creation of a CFT Racial Justice Task Force to further develop and implement the proposals outlined in the AFT report. This report contains those recommendations.
CFT FactSheet thumb Fact Sheet, Issue Papers, Position Papers and White Paper
Need the facts fast? They can be found in the one-page CFT Fact Sheet that contains short bios of the CFT elected leaders and a brief overview of the union. You can also download Issue Papers on certain professional issues.
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Read about the union's work in the illustrated State of the Union annual report.

CFT: Dignity, Respect, Security
The basic "CFT 101" pamphlet.  It provides an overview of the CFT's structure, values, and functions.  Perfect for new members, or for anyone who wants to know how the union governs itself, and how to become part of the union's many activities.

KnowYourRights cover-sm Know Your Rights: A guide to workplace laws for classified employees
This comprehensive analysis of the California Education Code as it relates to classified employees and paraprofessionals covers topics such as hours of employment, vacation and leaves, refusal to perform unsafe work and collective bargaining rights, plus the federal Family and Medical Leave Act.
cover workmoneypower Work, Money and Power: Unions in the 21st Century  
This 24 page pamphlet is the best single short overview of unions, their history, and place in American society today. Newly revised, in its third printing in 2013, the award winning Work, Money and Power is also available in classroom sets for a dollar per copy from the UC Berkeley Labor Center. Call 510.643.7089.

Seventy Years: A History of the California Federation of Teachers, 1919-1989
This overview history of the statewide federation also features more than 40 local histories.  What do the lessons of CFT's past hold for the present?  Why is the CFT a state federation, and affiliated with the AFL-CIO?  Who were some of the most famous members and leaders of the CFT (example: Robert Oppenheimer). (128 pp, $5)

Classified Insider, Spring-Summer 2015

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Spring-Summer 2015
Volume 5, Number 2
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AB1066 aims to stem widespread and long-standing abuse
Guardian of campus computer network offers advice

IT'S CLASSIFIED News briefs for classifieds and paras
  • CFT bill calling for posting of HVAC reports moves to next house, safety door locks stalled
  • Classified make a splash at CFT Convention
  • Private sector: A tale of two Job Corps
  • Eberhardt wins national honor
  • Big pay raises
  • Classified Conference 2015

Classified Insider, Winter 2016

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Winter 2016
Volume 6, Number 1
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IT'S CLASSIFIED News briefs for support staff

  • Scholarship for Gilroy para’s daughter was smart investment
  • Turlock members see health cost relief
  • Big raises! Perseverance pays off for Southland college staffs


CFT 2018 Comm Awards

Enter your best!
Local unions, get the recognition you deserve
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High school seniors
Application for our 2018 scholarships is now open
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Climate Justice Toolkit
Find worksite flyers and more in the union's new toolkit
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Scholarships: Raoul Teilhet Scholarships open for 2018
Convention 2018: Nominations for union awards are now open
Membership applications: Online ordering now available for locals
California Teacher: Find the most recent "Voice of the Union"
Climate Justice toolkit: Find flyers for union meetings and more
Committees pictured!: Get to know the new CFT Committees