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We have a plan to build a stronger and more powerful union.

Transform our Union

We will transform our union into a member-driven organization where you are at the center and drive the decisions we make.
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Fight Consolidation

We will more effectively and proactively fight against consolidation and fight for faculty and staff working conditions that best serve our students.
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Fight for You

We will fight for every member in our union and ensure every member is treated professionally and with respect.
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Increase Member Engagement

We will significantly increase member engagement by building new ways for you to engage in our union.
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Organize PT Members

We will prioritize organizing PT members, increasing our participation, and encouraging our leadership at every level in our union.
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Commit to Racial Justice

We will engage our membership to promote racial justice on our college campuses and in our communities.
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Build UHart Chapter

We will build a strong UHart chapter that engages and advocates for our members.
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Stand for Social Justice

We will increase our participation and leadership in social justice coalitions to fight for racial and gender justice and fight for the marginalized and poor in our state.
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Improve Legislative Advocacy

We will improve and expand upon our political activities to build stronger relationships with legislators and build political power.
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Our Leadership Team

We are a team of experienced leaders and fighters who share a core vision of building a more inclusive, organized, and powerful union. We will transform our union and lead our union in a much more effective way.

Seth Freeman

Running for 4Cs President

Seth Freeman (CCC) currently serves as 4Cs VP of Faculty and is a long-time CCC Delegate Assembly member. Seth is a strong voice on the DA, and has led 4Cs efforts to fight consolidation and fight for shared governance.

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Mike Spry

Running for Vice President, Part Timers

Mike Spry (ACC) is an Adjunct Faculty member and serves on the 4Cs contract negotiations committee. Mike is a strong advocate for PT faculty and EAs and is committed to fighting for pay equity for PT employees.

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Lisa 'Elle' Vandermark

Running for Vice President, Faculty

Elle Van Dermark (ACC) currently serves on the Delegete Assembly and as ACC's Faculty Rep, CCP Rep and Grievance Officer. Elle has a history of fighting for faculty, CCPs and shared governance.

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Saulo Colón

Running for Membership Officer

Saulo Colón (HCC) serves as one of HCC's 4Cs Delegate Assembly members and is the HCC Faculty Rep. Saulo is a former union organizer and is committed to contributing to a new leadership team that will lead the union in a democratic and progressive direction.

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Waynette Arnum

Running for Diversity Officer

Waynette Arnum (CCC) is current 4Cs Membership Officer and longstanding CCC Grievance Officer. Waynette has been a strong chapter leader at CCC, fighting for members for years.

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Ira Rubenzahl

Running for VP, Private Division

Ira Rubenzahl is a current Adjunct Faculty member at UHart and member of UHart negotiating team. Ira brings to the 4Cs remarkable higher ed leadership experience. Ira was a former President of the Massachusetts Community College Council and former President of Capital Community College and Springfield Technical Community College.

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Kimberly Hamilton Bobrow

Running for Secretary

Kimberly Hamilton Bobrow (MCC) is committed to placing social justice, anti-racism, and the common good at the center of our union work. Kimberly has a very strong background in labor studies, is experienced in anti-oppression pedagogy, and has received grant funding to partner with YouthSeen, an organization that will offer Black Healing Circles for MCC students that speaks to the effects of racial trauma.

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Our recommended appointees

We have identified the following 4Cs leaders to join our Executive Board upon our successful election. The positions below are non-elected positions. If elected to the position of 4Cs President, Seth Freeman will present the following individuals to our Delegate Assembly for nomination to the positions below:

Political Director: Colena Sesanker (Gateway)
Presidential Aide: Angelo Glaviano (Middlesex)
Presidential Aide: Steve Krevisky (Middlesex)

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We would love to hear from you. Please email us at team@stronger4cs.com

Our platform

Transform our Union

Our union does not just need to be better managed - our union needs to be transformed into a member-driven organization. Our team will lead and rebuild our 4,000+ member union in new and improved ways to ensure all members are knowledgeable of the challenges we face and able to meaningfully and consistently contribute to the solutions we undertake. Only when you are fully engaged, fully empowered, and fully informed, can we make decisions as a body that best serve our needs. Our leadership team understands at a core level that our strength and solidarity as a union comes from you.

The current 4Cs President has been unable to effectively manage our union in a way that ensures effective communication and participatory decision-making. Evidence of this includes member complaints that information is not shared in a timely manner, that members are unaware of what is going on, that decisions are made that we do not understand, and that member and chapter concerns are not followed up in a timely way. Members of the Delegate Assembly (DA) share similar frustrations. DA meetings are not effectively managed and run too long. DA and Executive Board meeting minutes have not been posted online in over three years!

We need new leadership to bring improved management and communications to the 4Cs. Our team believes in the principles of transparency and inclusion. We are committed to sharing information frequently and in a timely way. We will use technology more effectively via surveys, polls and other mechanisms to quickly engage you and gather information from you. We care deeply about communicating effectively and bi-directionally. We understand that we will only build union strength and union power when you are fully informed and engaged.

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Fight Consolidation

The consolidation of our community colleges has been the most sustained attack on our colleges and our union that many of us have ever faced. CSCU leaders are actively redefining what it means to be a community college faculty and professional. CSCU leaders are building a bloated, administrative, regressively managed, and exploitative centralized apparatus of public higher education. This administrative central office has cost $400 million dollars to date. CSCU managers have coopted and distorted policies that once belonged to our twelve colleges and our practice of shared governance. They are devaluing, diminishing and complicating the work of our staff by imposing onto us policies and systems without our meaningful participation. CSCU leaders are trampling on the principles of faculty control over the curriculum via a centralized curriculum that displaces and marginalizes faculty oversight.

We have opposed consolidation from the beginning because we maintain a centralized one-size-fits all curriculum and policy is not the best way to serve the varied and diverse populations of students. We value local shared governance as a practical means to ensure faculty and staff participation into the curriculum we teach and services we provide. We fight for faculty and staff participation into decision-making, because we are the experts in our fields and our expertise and experience is what makes our colleges special. We are offended to see millions of dollars wasted on Regional and Central Office managers, after decades of our colleges being unable to hire local faculty and staff to serve our students. We maintain that efficiencies could have been found across our system to save money, yet still allow our twelve college campuses to retain their individual accreditation.

While our opposition to consolidation has been principled, we must acknowledge the unfortunate fact that our union has failed to effectively face this consolidation attack head on. When this attack first emerged, our union was too slow to respond. Our union lacked structural components like strong community connections and deep and long-standing student relationships that would have provided us allies to initially stand up against the threat. Our union also lacked the organizational capacity or vision, to immediately organize and engage our membership in a different and proactive way, to get in front of this attack. These initial missteps and structural deficiencies of our union have kept us in a constant state of reaction, as we fend off one attack after another from the system office.

To lead our union forward, we must honestly assess how we got to this point, so we can chart the best and most effective path moving forward.

Recognizing the past, our union is fighting the attacks on shared governance and highlighting the lies about equity and empty promises being spread by CSCU administrators. We have gained traction with some of our state legislators, who are also speaking up and questioning consolidation and the Board of Regents. The reality at this late point in time, is that President Gates and the Board of Regents are desperately hoping they can drag this trash heap of a consolidation plan over the finish line before NECHE and more of our state legislators truly understand how odious it is.

We need new leadership in our union to more effectively organize and mobilize our membership to fight for the principles that are important to us. We need to lead our entire membership in difficult and deep discussions about what we are fighting for. We need to do a much better job proactively organizing our CCPs who are being targeted, to both protect every member, and to fight for working conditions that will best serve our students. The current President is not doing this. We need new leadership - a team of individuals who will organize and lead our union in a better way - to better proactively and comprehensively face these challenges.

Presidential candidate Seth Freeman has been one of the strongest voices to publicly challenge the Board of Regents and CSCU leadership for their propaganda and lies regarding consolidation. Seth authored the OpEds Ojakian and the Board of Regents Have The Wrong Answer to the Budget Crisis and a Lot of Nerve and more recently Merger plan not the best course for community colleges. The latter OpEd was signed by 201 community college faculty and staff across the state. Beyond these OpEds, Seth, Waynette, Steve Krevisky and Angelo Glaviano have pushed the Executive Board to pass resolutions to fight consolidation, and Seth personally drafted many of the statements of opposition sent out by the 4Cs office.

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Fight for You

We are running to bring new leadership into our union who will unequivocally stand up to management any time a member faces harassment or intimidation of any sort. At some of our community colleges, members report that local, regional and system-wide managers are placing undue pressure on faculty and staff in ways that violate our contract. Our leadership team will not allow this. It will be abundantly clear to CSCU management once our leadership team takes office, that we will not tolerate mismanagement of this sort any longer.

Our union needs new union leadership for many reasons. One of the most important reasons is that our current 4Cs President has not consistently and unequivocally stood up for members against management abuse. Our team will ensure every chapter leader and Grievance Officer is fully supported to fight and stand up for every one of our members. We will demand and ensure every 4Cs member is treated professionally and with respect by management.

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Increase Member Engagement

Our administration will significantly increase member engagement by redefining what it means to be active in our union. We will personally invite you to identify and engage in union work that is meaningful and relevant to you. As an example, we will develop a new 4Cs Peer Mentoring program for staff and faculty to serve as peer mentors for our colleagues across the state. We will invite and encourage you to bring your ideas, suggestions, and leadership for new ways our union can both support the professional growth of our members and improve the services we provide to our students and communities.

We believe that for far too long our union has focused only on contractual matters, while paying little to no attention to consequential matters of importance to our members. These matters include promoting and defending shared governance, promoting diversity and inclusion, and building strong connections and partnerships with our communities and our students. Largely ignoring these matters through solely focusing on our contract has hurt our union. We will work with you to transform our union into a dynamic and expansive professional organization that focuses on these matters. Through engaging more of our membership and building and expanding our partnerships, we will become a stronger and more powerful union. This strength and power will ultimately better enable us to protect and defend our contract and preserve working conditions and policies that best serve our students.

Our administration is committed to increasing member participation in our chapters across the state. We will work closely with and support chapter leaders to build chapter cohesiveness and chapter power. Each of our chapters must be inclusive and welcome spaces for every member at our colleges. We must build and rebuild trust amongst each other in our chapters. Our chapters must promote and foster the shared values that our union supports one another, our union stands for fairness and equity, our union is important, our union prioritizes student success, and a stronger union means a stronger college.

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Commit to Racial Justice

Our vision for the 4Cs is to become an organization centered on promoting racial justice and equity. Centering our work on racial justice means ensuring our members and our students of all races are provided equitable opportunities. Centering our work means identifying and removing any systems or policies that contribute to the discrimination of any group based on ethnicity or race. Centering our work on racial justice means identifying and eradicating any structures or practices that support or further white supremacy.

Our administration will realize this vision by intentionally and consistently communicating about racial justice issues surrounding our members and our students. We must as a union engage with one another in honest and difficult dialogue around racial justice. Our administration will expand, broaden, and strengthen our Diversity Committee - led by our Diversity Officer Waynette Arnum - to lead this work. Our Diversity Officer will actively recruit and engage our faculty and staff across all of our campuses to build the Diversity Committee into a powerful platform and venue to discuss difficult issues, educate our members, engage our students, partner with community organizations, and build consensus and understandings that promote racial justice.

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Organize PT Members

Our union must do a better job organizing our PT faculty and staff who comprise over 60% of our membership. PT members are currently underrepresented in our union at every level (Chapter, Delegate Assembly, Executive Board). Our administration will continue our union's commitment to expanding and deepening participation of our PT members because we cannot fight best and advocate for our PT members, nor realize our full union potential and power, with so many of our members not actively engaged in the union.

Our administration will hire a new staff Organizer to focus on organizing PT faculty at UHart and building out our UHart union chapter. This new Organizer will also support our continued organizing of PT Faculty and EAs in the community colleges.

Additionally, our administration will recommend to the Delegate Assembly that Professor Angelo Glaviano (Middlesex) serve in the role of Presidential Aide with the specific responsibility of supporting and working with our Public Division Vice Presidents of Part-Timers, Part-Time Committee, and chapter PT chairs to organize our PT members. Angelo currently serves as one of the VP of Part-Timers and has demonstrated significant leadership and effectiveness in this role and work. Our team is very excited for Angelo to continue empowering and supporting our members through the role of Presidential Aide.

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Build UHart Chapter

Our staff organizers have done excellent work organizing our UHart members to win their contract at University of Hartford. We are currently engaged in wage arbitration that is due to be completed this Spring. UHart members are due wage increases because we are significantly underpaid and have been underpaid for many years.

Significant work is needed to build our UHart chapter and engage our members. To support this work, our administration will hire a new full-time staff Organizer who will be assigned this responsibility. Our staff organizer will support our UHart leaders and active members in designing and building our UHart chapter. We are committed to building our UHart chapter so we can better fight for pay equity, improved benefits, and working conditions for our members.

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Stand for Social Justice

Our union has made significant and remarkable progress over the last year in partnering with labor and social justice coalitions through our activity in the Bargaining for the Common Good (BCG) coalition. This activity continues as we push Governor Lamont and support our legislative allies to demand a Peoples Budget - a budget that prioritizes raising revenue from the ultra-rich in our state, such that public services (education, health care, housing, mental health) can be provided to the neediest and most vulnerable residents of our state.

All of us who are active in BCG events and activities recognize this work as transformational. We are taking our advocacy and activism into the streets, to stand with our brothers and sisters in labor, stand with members of the faith community, and to fight for immigrants, poor and working-class people. We are standing together and fighting against the corporate greed and state abuse of power that keeps too many in our communities in persistent states of suffering and need. Social Justice activity is core to who we are as a labor union.

To further support, invest, and prioritize our important work in this area, our administration will recommend to the Delegate Assembly that Professor Steve Krevisky (Middlesex) serve in the role of Presidential Aide with the specific responsibility of coordinating and leading our social justice activity. Steve has been an outstanding leader in the 4Cs for over 36 years and is an experienced activist and leader in the fight for justice for oppressed people, and the fight against racism, imperialism, and militarism. We are very excited to have Steve lead and coordinate this social justice work.

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Improve Legislative Advocacy

Our administration will improve and strengthen our existing legislative activity and outreach to better cultivate and strengthen relationships with CT legislators. We will do this by developing concrete strategies, activities, and measurable goals for our legislative activity. We will work with Delegate Assembly members and chapter leaders to identify and set these goals, and hold ourselves accountable to do the work. We must make legislative activity and outreach a core part of our work at every level (chapter, delegate, executive board) and continuously educate and empower our members to contribute to this core activity.

Currently our Political Director Executive Board position is vacant. This vacancy puts additional responsibility and workload onto our Staff and Organizers to coordinate and support our political activity with our members. Our administration will recommend to the Delegate Assembly that Professor Colena Sesanker (Gateway) serve as the 4Cs Political Director. Colena has demonstrated significant expertise and leadership in legislative activity and outreach through her work in the Congress, her leadership fighting consolidation, and her leadership of the Board of Regents Faculty Advisory Committee (FAC). Colena's participation on our Executive Board will be a remarkable addition to our union leadership.

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Our Leadership Team

Seth Freeman (Capital) running for President

Recent Videos

Seth Freeman's testimony at the Finance Public Hearing on 3/15/21 in support of Recovery for All.

Seth Freeman's recent testimony at the Higher Education Public Hearing on 3/9/21. Seth Freeman's testimony and subsequent discussion/question-answer period lasts 31 minutes.

Seth Freeman Bio

Seth Freeman is current Chair of the Business and Technology Department, Professor of Computer Information Systems, Assessment Coordinator, and Director of the Summer Computer Science Program for middle-school students at Capital Community College. Professor Freeman has served in numerous roles since entering the community college system in 2002 including Adjunct Faculty, Webmaster, Assistant to the Academic Dean, FT Faculty, Program Coordinator, Assessment Coordinator and Department Chair. Seth has significant leadership experience at Capital through these roles, as well as a personal and deep understanding of the work of both CCPs and faculty in our system. Seth also has significant governance experience through serving on Capital's College Senate since 2016, including serving as Chair of the College Senate from 2017 to 2018. Through his service at Capital, Seth has a proven track record of developing strong, positive, meaningful working relationships with faculty, staff, and administrators. In addition to service at Capital, Prof. Freeman also teaches part-time at UHart, where he has served as an Adjunct Faculty since 2020.

In our union, Professor Freeman currently serves as Vice President of Faculty for the 4Cs and is an active member of the Delegate Assembly (DA) since 2012. On the DA, Seth has always fought for transparency and inclusion of all members, as well as recognizing the importance of the DA fully exercising it's role as the governing body of our union. Seth also formerly served as the 4Cs Network Administrator for many years where he worked very closely with 4Cs staff and organizers to support the computer technology and media needs of the office staff.

Professor Freeman's background and expertise is in Computer Science, where he is an avid advocate for broadening participation of female and under-represented minority students into computing fields. Prof. Freeman promotes and supports CS education across all educational levels, and engages with numerous community organizations to promote STEM, raise community awareness and effect positive community change. Prof. Freeman has authored and recieved over five grants related to computer science at Capital - most recently a National Science Foundation Project focused on using concurrent enrollment as a vehicle to broaden participation in computing. Professor Freeman is a member of the CT State Department of Education Computer Science Advisory Committee, as well as the co-chair of Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) CT chapter.

Prof. Freeman recieved his M.S. in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his B.A. in Computer Science from Clark University.

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Mike Spry (Asnuntuck) running for Vice President, Part Timers

Mike Spry (ACC) is an Adjunct Faculty member and serves on the 4Cs contract negotiations committee. Mike has 11+ years as an educator, 17+ years as a writer and editor, and 10+ years designing and directing post-secondary programs. Mike has 3 trade paperback and numerous international publications, 5+ years in broadcasting and new media, and 5+ years as an instructor in the Second Chance Program.

Mike is committed to achieving pay equity for PT employees.

I teach a 7/7/2 courseload, and make between a third and a quarter of what full-time colleagues do for a 4/4, with no benefits and often less respect. We need paths to full-time employment, access to benefits, and the same pay as full-timers. Colleges are built on our backs and it’s time we were given credit and respect for our efforts. Over 25 years, administrative bloat has infected colleges at the expense of part-time faculty and we are in danger of being replaced. We must stop this takeover of the academy by non-academics.

Mike recieved both his MA and BA in English Literature & Creative Writing in Concordia University, Montreal

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Lisa 'Elle' Vandermark (Asnuntuck) running for Vice President, Faculty

Lisa ‘Elle’ Van Dermark is a Professor of History and Political Science at Asnuntuck Community College. She has a BA in Women’s Studies with a minor in linguistics, as well as a MA in History from San Diego State University. Elle emphasizes the experiences of minority populations in teaching history and political science and is deeply committed to issues of equity and equality. Elle was the first woman to pass the licensure exams and earn her plumbing contractor’s license in West Virginia. Before that, she served in the United States Air Force through the First Gulf War.

In her mid-30s, Elle embarked on her path in higher education when she began at a community college. Not only does she understand what it means to be a community college student, she has experienced and understands the difficulties of living paycheck to paycheck as a single mother. That life stands in stark contrast with the stability of a professional life which only became an option after earning her degrees. Elle often draws comparisons between what the system office is doing to destabilize and de-professionalize our student-driven work in higher education to the blue collar work she did as a young mother. “Agency is something I discovered during my college experience. Now, I am watching as the system office seeks to silence us and our voices as we raise legitimate concerns. We will not be silenced because we are advocating for our students and one another. We are stronger together.”

Elle’s union work includes being the only 4Cs Chair at Asnuntuck. She spent the last two years advocating for faculty, staff, and part time lecturers and negotiating with management on their behalf. She led systemwide grievance work in the iTeach/BPOP dispute as well as challenging management for Distance Learning AR Credit. She works with CCPs, EAs, and Part Timers as well as full time faculty as needed.

In the Delegate Assembly, Elle worked on the Constitution Revision Committee, co-chairs the Faculty Delegation for Contract Negotiations, and was recently elected to the contract negotiations Table Team.

As a body, Elle believes we need to rally our folx. We are fighting, but we need to forge a path that unifies our voices, focuses our attention, and educates and empowers our members to work together. Elle’s tenure with the 4Cs has only just begun. With more than a decade ahead of her, she is committed to serving members of our union for a long time to come.

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Saulo Colón (Housatonic) running for Membership Officer

Saulo Colón is a Puerto Rican associate professor of sociology. He has degrees from the University of Puerto Rico and the University of Massachusetts. He teaches courses on inequality, migration, capitalism, racial stratification, and climate change. He is the faculty advisor for the campus Men's Center and the union representative for the faculty. He is a father, a coffee fanatic and, in another life, a stand-up comedian.

Saulo currently serves as one of HCC's 4Cs Delegate Assembly members. and is the rep for the HCC faculty. He is a former union organizer and has written on labor issues. As one of the chapter leaders at HCC, Saulo sees the importance of building a good team in order to lead the union in a democratic and progressive direction. Saulo fully believes in the need to strengthen our union so that we can fight for our colleagues, our students, our colleges, and our future. Saulo believes we must fight for our working conditions, because “our working conditions are the conditions for learning".

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Waynette Arnum (Capital) running for Diversity Officer

Waynette Arnum is the Assistant Registrar and longtime advisor to the Student Government Association at Capital Community College. Waynette has been a member of the 4Cs for 25 years, and currently holds the position of 4Cs statewide Membership Officer, CCC Chapter Grievance Officer and Delegate Assembly member.

Waynette is running for Diversity Officer due to her belief that our union needs to be more proactive in supporting and educating our members about diversity and inclusion issues in our colleges and in our communities. Waynette will continue to fight for transparency and fight for needed changes to make our union stronger and more inclusive to all of our members.

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Kimberly Hamilton Bobrow (Manchester) running for Secretary

Kimberly Hamilton Bobrow (MCC) is the new kid on the block at the 4Cs but not new to labor. She is eager to get to work with a dynamic and agile leadership team that is driven and committed to advancing 21st century union work that includes the 4Cs’ mission and a strong commitment to resist fakequity. Get to work with a union that undertakes the work of social justice, anti-racist work, and the common good. Kim is committed to union preservation. Kim has attended the United Association of Labor Education(UALE) summer residential programs, and while there was a writer for UALE Northeast Region’s digital and print newspaper. Kim had the honor to interview Lois Spier Gray, founding Director of the Worker’s Institute and long-time faculty member at Cornell University’s Industrial and Labor Relations School (IRL). Spier Gray understood education as the tool for improving the workplace and advancing a democratic economy through collective bargaining and fair collaboration. Kim’s also attended Harvard University’s Program on Negotiation (PON) summer program Harvard Negotiation Insight Initiative (HNII) whose focus was on the deeply human aspects of negotiation and leadership.

As a Community College Faculty Fellow at Yale, she developed curriculum, focusing on diaspora literature, especially the diasporic memoir, and anti-oppression pedagogy. Kim has trained with Professor Beth Berila on disrupting the idea of allyship for white persons and the imperative to solidarity, a key lesson of which is that ally work does not redistribute resources and solidarity work amplifies BIPOC voices and perspectives, not white saviors. She follows the lead of Professor Bettina Love, University of Georgia and founder of the Abolitionist Teaching Network, whose mission is to build more civically engaged schools with “the goal of intersectional social justice for equitable classrooms.” She has received a grant to fund Black Healing Circles for MCC students regarding racial trauma, which is primed by the American Association of Colleges and Universities’ initiative Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT). In the fall of 2020, alongside the President of the MCC Student Government Association, Stefan Hall, she organized Black Lives Matter MCC 2020, which tapped into the lived experience of Black and Brown Elders.

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Ira Rubenzahl (UHart) running for Vice President, Private Division

Dr. Ira Rubenzahl brings extensive, remarkable, and outstanding higher education leadership to the 4Cs.

Ira holds a doctorate in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Early in Ira’s career he worked as a Professor at Greenfield Community College in Massachusetts where he taught physics and mathematics. While at Greenfield, Ira was a leader in the Massachusetts Community College Council , the statewide union representing the MA community colleges, where Ira served as union president from 1980 - 1982. Ira subsequently moved to work in college administration at Greenfield, serving as an Academic Dean, and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs.

Ira later served as President of Capital Community College (CCC) from 1996 - 2004 where he led Capital in moving to our current downtown Hartford location. In 2004, Ira moved from Capital to Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) where he served as STCC President from 2004 - 2016. At both CCC and STCC, Ira prioritized cultivating and strengthening programs that allow students to transfer to a four-year college or acquire good-paying jobs upon graduation. Ira also prioritized increasing the number of Black and Latino faculty and staff to serve the predominantly minoritized student populations at both colleges. Retired from STCC, Ira currently teaches as an adjunct professor of Mathematics at University of Hartford.

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Thank you

Thank you for learning about our vision and plan. Please share with us your thoughts. Please email us at team@stronger4cs.com