COCAL Updates

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COCAL is the Coalition of Contingent Academic Labor, a nearly 20 year old network of contingent activists and their organizations that does a conference (now tri-national – USA, CAN (including QBC) , and  MEX) every other year, usually in August. It also sponsors a listserv, called ADJ-L, and has an International Advisory Committee and a website www.cocalinternational.org and Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/COCALInternational>.

These updates are compiled and distributed weekly by Joe Berry and are reprinted here with his permission. These are the updates from January 28, 2016.

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CCSF STRUGGLE NEWS

1. AFT 2121 votes over 92% for strike authorization at CCSF
http://www.aft2121.org/2016/03/faculty-overwhelmingly-vote-to-authorize-a-strike/

2. AFT 2121 membrs and allies arrested in sit-in at District chief negotiator’s office
https://sfbay.ca/2016/03/11/city-college-faculty-arrested-in-contract-protest/

and  You can find the rally photo album here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1096001593764212.1073741862.144633655567682&type=3

3. CA CC’s navigate finding new accreditor
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/03/08/california-community-colleges-navigate-path-replacing-or-overhauling-accreditor

4. Invisible battlefields: a call to stand with community colleges
http://portside.org/2016-03-09/invisible-battlefields-call-stand-community-colleges-front-lines-resistance

5. More on…

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