SoCal Units includes: Compton Unified School District, Hacienda La Puente Unified School District, Lynwood Unified School District, Pleasant Valley School District, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Torrance Unified School District
Join us at the Santa Monica Malibu Unified School Board Meeting on Thursday, March 4 at 5:30pm to demand respect and hero pay for essential workers who have been on the frontlines keeping our schools and communities going throughout this pandemic.
For those who missed it, this is the complete recording of the Regional Membership Meeting that took place on Zoom on Jan. 26, 2021. This meeting featured a presentation and Q & A on the COVID-19 vaccine from Drs. Lorenzo Gonzalez and Amber Lara from the Harbor UCLA Medical Center.
SEIU Local 99 members fought hard to win the Summer Bridge Fund (also called the Classified School Employee Summer Assistance Program). This program gives eligible classified school workers the opportunity to save money from their paychecks during the school year and receive up to a dollar-for-dollar match from the state during the summer break when work is not available.
Applications to participate in the program in the 2021-22 school year are now being accepted and must be returned to your employer by March 1, 2021.
Today, on the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we honor his legacy by continuing the fight for his dream of racial, social and economic equity and justice in America. Here are five quotes by Dr. King that speak to our values as education workers and advocates for our students and communities.