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FALL 2013 NEW CAUCUS GENERAL MEETING:  Saturday, November 16th, 10 am - 1 pm, Murphy Institute, 24 West 43rd Street, 19th floor.  Discussion: Defending Higher Education in the Age of Neo-Liberalism (discussion led by Michael Fabricant).  Planning: Spring Chapter Elections and Working to Invigorate the New Caucus.

SPRING 2013 CHAPTER ELECTIONS:  New Caucus slates won elections at the following chapters;  Borough of Manhattan CC, HEO, Manhattan EOC, Medgar Evers, NYC Tech and  Queensborough CC.  At the College of Staten Island,  the New Caucus and an opposing slate split the seats on the chapter's executive board.  New Caucus members were also part of winning fusion slates at both Kingsborough CC and the Retirees chapter.  All of the elections were uncontested with the exception of CSI.

 APRIL 2012 - NEW CAUCUS RE-ELECTED:  The New Caucus won all seats in the 2012 union-wide election for the 27-member Executive Council (including president, first vice president, secretary and treasurer), delegates to the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) bi-annual convention, delegates to the annual Representative Assembly of the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) and PSC delegates to the annual meeting of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). Except for one delegate seat, the election was uncontested.  You can find complete election results on the PSC website.

WHO WE ARE:   "In 1995, the New Caucus began as an insurgent group within the Professional Staff Congress (PSC).... It had a twofold purpose: to transform the union into an agency that would fight for workers' rights and social justice; and to protect the right of New Yorkers to attend the City University of New York, working to keep it open, accessible, and of high quality to improve the lives of the students and their families. In order to do this, the New Caucus knew it was necessary to see an active, engaged membership working collaboratively with labor, students and community groups."

With these words (above), the Northstar Foundation described the New Caucus in 2001 when it gave us its annual Frederick Douglass Award. Since 2000, New Caucus has been the elected leadership of the central union and has worked “collaboratively with labor, students and community groups” to fulfill the goals described in Northstar’s tribute. In areas of common interest, we have worked cooperatively with CUNY Administration. Click here for more on who we are and our accomplishments.

2011 CHAPTER ELECTIONS:  The New Caucus or fusion slates with New Caucus candidates swept all twelve elections for chapter leadership -- Baruch, Bronx CC, Brooklyn, CCNY, CUNY Central Office, Hostos CC, Hunter, John Jay, LAGCC, Queens, York and CLTs.  Full results are available on the PSC website.