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The Ventura County Federation of College Teachers. AFT, Local 1828, is a labor union representing over 1,400 faculty members of the Ventura County Community College District who serve approximately 32,000 students enrolled in the district's three colleges - Moorpark, Oxnard and Ventura.

The Federation is an affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers, the California Federation of Teachers, the California Labor Federation and the AFL-CIO. Read more...

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City College of San Francisco's future on trial

 

Rally before CCSF trialA trial in the San Francisco Superior Court to determine the future of the City College of San Francisco has adjourned until Dec. 9, after five days of sometimes dramatic testimony. The trial centers on whether the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges has acted properly over the course of a two-year process that threatens to shut down the college. "The basic issue in this case is fairness," says Tim Killikelly, president of AFT Local 2121, which represents faculty at the college. "Is it fair to close down a college of 80,000 people, the educational quality of which is not in question? We hope the trial will help create a fair and transparent accreditation process for City College of San Francisco and all the community colleges in California." AFT 2121's website has posted detailed recaps of the trial to date, which will resume with closing arguments.

 

Watch a video about the local's fight to save the college

 

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The CFT represents more than 25,000 faculty in thirty community colleges districts, and 120,000 educational employees at every level of the education system, from Head Start to UC.  More information:  cft.org.