Policy and Resolutions

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Policy, Positions and Resolutions

Each year, delegates to the annual CFT Convention debate and decide issues facing the Federation. You will find resolutions and constitutional amendments passed by each Convention at the bottom of this page.

This CFT Policies and Positions aids Federation officers, leaders, and activists in determining CFT’s legislative positions and Convention resolutions, and helps inform the community at large of the Federation’s policies. This version was adopted by CFT Convention delegates on March 24, 2018.

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Post Jane Hundertmark

In support of a Green New Deal
March 24, 2019

Whereas, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has determined humanity has 12 years to act to avert the worst effects of a climate catastrophe; and

Whereas, climate change poses an immediate and long-term threat to all working people, our communities and our economic security; and

Whereas, workers, communities of color and low-income people suffer disproportionately from environmental degradation and climate change; and

Post Jane Hundertmark

Vote of no confidence of the community college chancellor
May 2019

Whereas, the principle of participatory governance in the California Community Colleges has been established and codified in law (AB 1725); and

Whereas, participatory governance only functions when it is practiced at all levels of the administration and faculty governing bodies; and

Whereas, confidence in the leadership of the chief executive of a college system is integral to the effective administration of the California Community College mission; and

Post Jane Hundertmark

Teaching climate literacy in the schools
March 25, 2018

Whereas, the leading scientific bodies both nationally and internationally agree that the earth’s climatevis changing and that humanity’s release of heat-trapping gases into the atmosphere is the greatest contributor to that change; and

Whereas, the effects of climate change are already being experienced throughout the world, and noticeably in California, with an increase in average temperatures, wildfires, and sea levels, stressing water supplies and local ecosystems; and

Post Jane Hundertmark

Committing CFT to a climate justice agenda
March 13, 2016

Whereas, we are facing a historic environmental crisis that threatens our present and future survival; and  Whereas, the science on climate change is irrefutable in regard to the dire consequences of continuing on the same course of reckless fossil fuel consumption and domination of the economy by corporations committed to non-renewable energy sources for profit; and