Mar 17, 2022 4 min read

City College Teacher's Union Protests Faculty Layoffs

Rally at City College
The "Pink Slip" Day of Action on March 15, 2022. Alex Mullaney/Ingleside Light

About 500 attended two in-person and virtual events on March 15 to protest City College of San Francisco's plan for laying off 50 teachers.

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About 100 people appeared on campus and 400 online Tuesday, March 15, for two events held in response to City College of San Francisco's plan for laying off 50 tenured faculty members.

Called the "Pink Slip" Day of Action, the events were coordinated by the American Federation of Teachers Local 2121 with support from several other labor groups and many students.

“The rally was also a way to speak out to the Board of Trustees that this action by the chancellor and administration is not acceptable,” AFT Local 2121 President Malaika Finkelstein said. "These are elected officials, they represent us and are accountable to us.”

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