Date: Saturday, April 24, 2021
Time: 10 AM - 1 PM
Welcome to registration for the 2021 Adjuncts Building Community (ABC) Conference! The conference is hosted by AFT Washington and co-sponsored by Washington Education Association (WEA). This year, the theme is legislative victories and the fight ahead for pay equity and job security for contingent faculty. This year’s conference will happen virtually via Zoom.
10 AM Welcome and Intro – Union Victories for Adjuncts: A Historical Overview. Hosted by Mike Boggess, Pierce College and Karen Strickland, AFT WA President
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM - “Students & Adjuncts Building Power and Advancing Racial Equity Together,” a panel discussion with Communities for our Colleges Coalition Students. With Fernando Mejia-Ledesma, Project Director; Isaac Tchao & Mya Leonhard, Communities for Our Colleges Coalition Fellows
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM - Adjunct Toolkit and Regional Mingle: Building a Movement for Equity. Connect and construct next steps for your local. Hosted by Kent Hill, AFT WA Shoreline
1:00 PM - Unemployment & Benefits Q&A - If you have an exisiting claim, or need help with navigating UI, we will have people available to help answer your questions. Please note: We will be scheduling a longer unemployment workshop later this quarter to include information on strategies to maintain benefits or switch to new benefits during unemployment. Hosted by Tobi Rosenberg & Taylor Dalrymple, WEA Bellevue College and Natalie Simmons, AFT Washington South Seattle College & Green River
Please note the following important information:
- Union membership is required to attend the conference. If you are not yet a union member, you will need to fill out a membership form with your local before attending the conference.