CDP Assembly District Delegate Elections – Submit your application today!

Have you considered running to become a Delegate to the California Democratic Party (CDP)? Are you ready to help promote and advance the party’s platform and agenda through an educator and CTA member perspective?

CTA members are extremely valuable as delegates! We need leaders like you in the Democratic Party to help write the platform and guide endorsements.

The CDP Assembly District Elections are open to all California Democrats. The filing period started on November 9, 2022 and ends on December 9, 2022. 

If you are interested in running to become an Assembly District Delegate:
  • Make sure you are registered as Democrat in your district.
  • You will need to know which Assembly District you are registered in by visiting this link: http://findyourrep.legislature.ca.gov/
  • Click here to fill out and submit the ADEM application form no later than 12:00 PM on Friday, December 9, 2022. 
  • Pay the $40 candidate fee.
  • Fill out this form to let CTA know you are running. We will tell your fellow CTA members to vote for you.
  • Questions? Join us on Zoom for office hours on Monday, November 28 from 6:00-7:00 PM to learn more or have your questions answered: https://ctapolitical.zoom.us/j/86708014644?pwd=ZHQ0aWtmc2F2bHVvV0dpU3hpYWVNZz09
  • Note: If you wish to run for the EBoard position, you must indicate that on your application.
What is the Role of a Delegate?
Delegates vote and conduct Party business at the annual State Convention and Executive Board meetings, including:
  • Election of CDP Officers: Chairman, two Vice-Chairs, Secretary and Controller (in odd-numbered years after presidential elections).
  • Election of 16-25 Regional Directors who function as liaisons between the CDP, County Central Committees, and Democratic Clubs in regions comprised of three to five Assembly Districts (in odd-numbered years).
  • Vote for the endorsements of the CDP for legislative and statewide offices in California.
  • Vote for positions on ballot propositions (as needed).
  • Establishment of the official California Democratic State Party Platform (in even-numbered years), and CDP Resolutions.
If you have any questions, please contact us at ctagovernmentalrelations@cta.org or you may reach out to the California Democratic Party directly at adem@cadem.org.

CTA Human Rights Awards – Nominations Due Nov. 30

CTA recognizes members for extraordinary accomplishments through various awards, grants, and scholarships – including the prestigious CTA Human Rights Awards. These awards honor those whose work has promoted the development of programs for advancing and protecting human and civil rights and social justice issues within CTA. They are given annually to members in the following categories:
  • African American Human Rights Award in honor of Lois Tinson
  • American Indian/Alaska Native Human Rights Award in honor of Jim Clark
  • César Chávez “Sí Se Puede” Human Rights Award
  • Pacific Asian American Human Rights Award
  • Human Rights Award for LGBTQ+ Advocacy in honor of Nancy Bailey
  • Human Rights Award for Women’s Advocacy
  • CTA Peace and Justice Human Rights Award
  • Students with Exceptional Needs Human Rights Award
Awards are also given to CTA chapters and Service Center Councils. Click here for details and the nomination form. Deadline: Nov. 30, 2022.

CTA Budget Report

Check out the full budget report here!

Welcome to the Redwood Service Center Council!

Redwood Introduction for new members

Redwood SCC Scholarship Application and Deadlines for 2022-2023

Hello Redwood Members,

I hope you are having a wonderful week.

Attached are the following scholarship grant documents:

Please send any completed application for each conference to Tina McKenzie at tmckenzie@cta.org.  Please pass this information along to your members.

Thank you; take care!

Ola

Virtual Retirement Training

This  new virtual system  makes registering and attending a CTA presented Retirement workshop easier.  You can choose any date on the list, sessions are no longer restricted by geography. Registration is simple, just click on the link.

 

Click here to register!

Would you like to run for State Council?

Hello Redwood Service Center Council!

Have you ever thought about running for State Council?  If you’ve not heard, there’s a BUNCH of seats coming open so, if you’re interested, see below!

These are the current offices up for election:
REDWOOD  Full 3-year term (term ending 2025) DN-H-MEN-1
REDWOOD  Full 3-year term (term ending 2025) LK-1
REDWOOD  Full 3-year term (term ending 2025) MEN-SON-1
REDWOOD  Full 3-year term (term ending 2025) NA-1
REDWOOD  Full 3-year term (term ending 2025) SON-1
REDWOOD  Full 3-year term (term ending 2025) SON-1

Please click here to CTA.org to view the Summer 2022 Election Announcement, Timeline, and Open Seats for the Multiple Electoral State Council Representatives and At-Large State Council Representatives.

Declaration of Candidacy forms are to be filed online only.Please click here (under Summer 2022 Elections) to file a Declaration of Candidacy form online.

Questions – please contact your local Service Center Council or email ctaelections@cta.org.

Do you need some units?

 

 

Check out pics from our Member Engagement activity on Friday!

Virtual Elections Training

The CTA Elections Chair will be conducting a virtual elections training on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at 4:30 pm.

Please share this info and date with your chapter Presidents, Elections Committee Chairpersons and Committee Members.

Please click here to sign-up for the virtual training session by 10 am, Monday, April 25, 2022.

The training handouts, manual, and link to log onto the virtual training will be emailed to you (to the email address you signed up with) by noontime on April 26.