When CPFA held its annual conference on May 7, 2022, Assemblymember Jose Medina of Riverside was recognized for his unwavering support for the thousands of part-time faculty employed by the California Community Colleges System across the state.
Below is a picture of Medina accepting the The California Part-Time Faculty Association, Robert Yoshioka, Non-Tenured Faculty Advocate Award.
The inscription reads:
In Recognition of Your Years of Dedication and Hard Work on Behalf of Non-Tenured Faculty:
Your past and present legislative initiatives to advance the cause of part-time faculty and student success within the California Community College System, such as the Part-time Faculty Seniority Rights and the Ability to Pursue up to 85% of a Full time workload.
Through your exceptional leadership and dedication to social justice and the democratic principles of this great state, you have been instrumental in advocating for the fair treatment of tens of thousands of hard working teachers, educating members of both legislative houses, and building support for legislation that protects the fundamental rights of community college faculty.
With Our Sincerest Thanks and Deepest Appreciation,
California Part-time Faculty Association