Join Jayapal for ‘CTCs: Recovery, Equity & Justice” on Aug. 12

All union members and other supporters of Washington state’s community and technical colleges (CTCs) are invited to join U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA, 7th), AFT Washington President Karen Strickland, and CTC students, faculty and administrators for “Community and Technical Colleges: Recovery, Equity & Justice,” a conversation about the role the CTCs will have during the post-COVID-19 economic recovery. It will be Wednesday, Aug. 12 from 1 to 2 p.m. PT. Register here.

The event has been organized by Communities for Our Colleges, a partnership between the Alliance for a Just Society, AFT Washington, and other community organizations advocating for CTCs with an eye towards public investment, racial equity, and economic equity.

Speakers at the Aug. 12 event will include:

•  U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal
•  Carolina Forero, Professor, South Seattle College
•  Mya Leonhard, Student, Highline College
•  Eric Murray, President, Washington Association of Community and Technical Colleges
•  Sharonne Navas, Green River College Board of Trustees
•  Lizbeth Rivera, Student, Wenatchee Valley
•  Karen Strickland, President, American Federation of Teachers – Washignton
•  Isaac Tchao, Student Body President, Shoreline Community College
•  Michael Tuncap, Professor, Shoreline Community College

All are welcome to attend. Click here to register.


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