Coalition of Contingent Academic Labor (COCAL ) An integrated coalition of activists from faculty organizations and unions representing contingent, non-tenured faculty members in all segments of higher education in North-America, with the goals of coordinating activities to educate the public about the inequities of contingent faculty, promoting legislation, and improving bargaining rights, working conditions and education standards.

Coalition on the Academic Workplace (CAW) A group of higher education associations, disciplinary associations, and faculty organizations committed to addressing issues associated with deteriorating faculty working conditions and their effect on students in the United States.

Campaign for the Future of Higher Education (CFHE) A new grassroots national campaign to support quality higher education launched in January 2011 by leaders of faculty organizations from 21 states. 

Adjunct Nation News, opinion, analysis and more for the Adjunct Faculty Nation ​

New Faculty Majority The national coalition for adjunct and contingent equity 

AFT Faculty and College Excellence (FACE) A national campaign to reverse the crisis in instructional staffing at our nation’s colleges and universities by achieving full equity in compensation for contingent faculty members and ensuring that qualified contingent faculty have the opportunity to move into full-time positions as they become available.  (No longer an active campaign)


California Part-Time Faculty Association (CPFA) Professional association advocating for part-time faculty statewide 

Faculty Association for California Community Colleges (FACCC) Information about retirement, unemployment insurance and filing, and, for members, health insurance options.

Local union contracts in the California community colleges Available as links or downloadable documents and regularly updated by Cabrillo adjunct and CFT Vice President John Govsky

Coalition of Contingent Academic Labor – California (COCAL-CA) A coalition of activists in all segments of higher education in California. (No longer active)