From the Chairs: our next Chapter meeting, & plight of La Guardia writing center adjuncts

Dear John Jay Colleagues,  Please join with us to get informed about Covid preparations, class size and fighting for our future, at our Chapter meeting — 1:40-2:55pm on Thursday, November 19.  Register here.  UPDATE:  Finalized agenda is here.

This is our rare time to deepen our connection to one another as educators and workers in dramatically challenging times.  On the agenda is:

If you cannot join us Thursday, feel free to express your views on any of these topics at our chapter email address below.   Meanwhile, please protest the laying off of LaGuardia Community College’s English Learning Center.  Also, adjuncts especially should submit written testimony about their treatment and challenges here to the City Council, which yesterday heard self-congratulatory claims from CUNY management. More details below.*

Hope to see you Thursday!

John Pittman, Zabby Hovey, Co-Chairs

John Jay Chapter, PSC    Email

*Send written testimony here   Use the drop down menu and select: “I only want to submit an online testimony.  Testimony should include these designations at the top: name, title, campus, 11/12/20 “Oversight – Adjunct Faculty Employment at the City University of New York” Committee on Higher Education jointly with Civil Service and Labor.   Please send a copy to