California Educator

December/January 2022

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For our full social media directory, see #OurVoiceOurUnion #WeAreCTA @WeAreCTA @WeAreCTA WeAreCTA G E T S T U D E N T S R E A D Y for The Great Kindness Challenge Week, Jan. 24–28, 2022. Sign up your school at, then download a checklist (available for younger and older kids) for students to complete during the week. Even a simple task such as smiling at someone, as the Dalai Lama says, "is the start of opening your heart to be compassionate to others." And smiling is contagious! K O R E M A T S U W A S J A I L E D for his defiance of the WWII incarceration of Japanese Americans, which he contested as unconstitutional. The U.S. Supreme Court upheld his conviction; it was finally reversed in 1983. Find curriculum toolkits at the Korematsu Institute ( and standards-aligned lesson plans on the Japanese American experience during WWII — with its connections to current events — at PBS Learning Media ( Kindness Matters CCA Winter Conference The Community College Association is holding its Winter Conference Feb. 11–13, 2022, in San Diego at the Doubletree by Hilton San Diego Mission Valley. The conference highlights advocacy, along with lobbying and contract enforcement issues. It will offer a bargaining, grievance and advocacy academy, and will address legislation pertaining to community colleges. Get details and register at Fred Korematsu Day, Jan. 30 10 In the Know N E W S & N O T E S

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