FACCC Policy Forum

Faculty from all over the state joined this distinguished panel discussion on community college funding and how it impacts achieving equity goals. In case you missed it, you can watch the recorded forum here.

 FACCC Responds to Governor's 2021-22 Budget Proposal

"We appreciate the Governor's proposal of an equitable budget focused on fighting COVID-19, increasing financial aid and funding for student basic needs, paying down deferrals, funding online professional development for faculty, and protecting the most vulnerable Californians."

The Future of Distance Education Symposium

Our panel of experts shared how COVID-19 is transforming higher education and how educators can prepare for what lies ahead. Listen to the shared experiences, concerns, and recommendations on the "new normal" during a system wide use of the Distance Education modality. In case you missed it, you can watch the recorded symposium here.

 FACCC Board Votes to Urge CalSTRS to Divest from Fossil Fuel Companies

In a letter sent to the CalSTRS Board, the FACCC Board of Governors concluded that time has run out for incremental change and a more urgent response is needed to fight to protect the environment and the long-term viability of faculty pensions. By expeditiously divesting from fossil fuel companies, CalSTRS would be taking the necessary step to fight against climate change. 

FACCC September Budget & Legislation Webinar

FACCC President Dr. Debbie Klein, Executive Director Evan Hawkins, and Associate Director Stephanie Goldman held an in-depth discussion about the 2020 Legislative session, the 2020-21 state budget, and some of the important propositions coming up in the election. In case you missed it, view the recorded webinar here

 FACCC July State Budget Webinar 

July 01 calendar imageFACCC President Dr. Debbie Klein and Executive Director Evan Hawkins held a state budget webinar on Wednesday, July 1 to discuss the community college budget details and its impact locally. In case you missed it, you can watch the recorded webinar here.

 FACCC Responds to the 2020-21 State Budget

Jun 29 calendar image"We deeply appreciate the Legislature and Governor’s efforts to make funding our community colleges a priority. While deferments can present challenges for districts, they are preferable to cuts and we understand the necessity of having a balanced budget during these uncertain economic times." 

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