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The 79th Convention of the California Federation of Teachers has been called to convene at The Westin St. Francis in San Francisco, CA on Friday, March 17- Sunday, March 19, 2023. The Peralta Federation of Teachers can send as many as 28 delegates to this convention. The ten delegates with the highest votes, in addition to the PFT President, will be reimbursed up to $200 for documented convention-related expenses and $100 for partial attendance (allocations have been made for 5 full-time faculty and 5 part-time faculty to attend).
The Convention, themed United for Justice. United for Education, is the CFT’s highest governance body, where delegates shape union policy and positions on issues affecting all members. The biennial Convention is open to all CFT members, but only elected delegates can vote.