1. Happy Hour Today – AFT 2121 events
2. Saturday– Join AFT 2121 at the March for Science
3. Organizing for May Day RESISTANCE
4. Nominate members for our Negotiation Team
1.You’re invited! AFT 2121 events:
(Today, 4/20) FLEX Day Happy Hour
Who: AFT 2121 faculty
When: Thursday, April 20 from 4-6pm
Where: Ocean Ale House, 1314 Ocean Ave.
What: Happy Hour, first round’s on us
(Tuesday, 4/25) AFT 2121 Delegate Assembly
Who: AFT 2121 faculty, precinct reps, and leaders
When: Tuesday, April 25 from 3-5pm
Where: Civic Center Campus, room 205
What: Our Union’s April meeting
More info: Get the DA agenda
(Thursday, 4/27) Learn how to get your student debt forgiven
Who: Faculty and open to students too
When: Thursday, April 27th from 4-5:30 pm
Where: Ocean in Wellness Center Room 321
What: Student debt clinic
Get the flyer
(Saturday, 5/20) End-of-the-year Union Picnic!
Who: Faculty, partners, kids, pals
When: Saturday, May 20 from 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Where: Golden Gate Park, Lindley Meadow, Picnic tables 10 & 11
What: Barbecue fare, beer, lemonade, kid-friendly games, awards and lots of fun to kick off the summer (rain cancels).
Bring: Lawn chairs, blankets, games, frisbees, kiddos, friendly dogs.
More: Get the flyer
2. (This Saturday) Join us at the March for Science
Last week the AFT 2121 Executive Board passed a “Resolution in Support of the Science March.” We hope you will join our AFT 2121 group in marching this Saturday. We will gather between 10:30AM and 12pm. Find us with the SF Labor Council contingent behind the AFT 2121 banner at Justin Herman Plaza. We will march down Market St starting at 12:30PM.
You can get more info and RSVP to our AFT 2121 March for Science event on Facebook or email organizer Athena Waid (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you want to march with us.
March for Science – San Francisco celebrates public discovery, understanding, and distribution of scientific knowledge as crucial to the freedom, success, health, and safety of life on this planet.
3. How can I join the May Day RESISTANCE?
You can help us fight back! AFT 2121 supports any faculty workers who choose to participate in the resistance action on May 1st. AFT 2121 will be joining the San Francisco Labor Council contingent at the 11am rally and march beginning at Justine Herman Plaza in San Francisco.
RSVP and Invite for AFT 2121 faculty.
It’s time to fight the attacks on freedom, dignity and human rights. It’s time to RESIST. It is time to defend all people, including workers, immigrants, Muslims, Women, LGBTQ people. It is time to defend our climate, our schools and our unions.
Join outreach before May 1st Day of Action
SF Bay Resistance is leading outreach day on Saturdays in April to get people to join us in the streets on May Day. Orientation and training will be provided. Find out how you can help.
Other Bay Resistance May Day actions:
AFT 2121 stands in solidarity with the call from the janitors & security guards union, SEIU USWW, from immigrant righs group, COSECHA and from the local Women’s March organizers to all working people, to all communities for a day of action on May 1, 2017!
#DayWithoutAImmigrant #DayWithoutAWorker #DayWithoutAWoman
4. Bargaining Team nominations due May 20
The time has come to begin the process of assembling our AFT 2121 Bargaining Team for our next contract campaign. Our elected and rank-and-file union leaders are asking for more member involvement in the selection of our Bargaining Team. Any member who fills out the AFT 2121 Negotiating Team Nominations Form and gets the signature of 20 other members can be can be nominated to run in the Bargaining Team election to be held at the Delegate Assembly on 5/23.
The deadline for turning in your form is Saturday, May 20 at our Union Picnic in Golden Gate Park. If you wish, you may also include a 100 word statement on why you would make a good member of the Bargaining Team. The Bargaining Team will then be elected by the Delegate Assembly at their May 23 meeting on the Ocean Campus in MUB 140 from 3-5pm. If you have any questions about the Bargaining Team election procedure, please call (415-585-2121) or email us (email@example.com).