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CSEA’s official publication, Focus Magazine, is published digitally six times a year. Focus highlights major topics that impact CSEA members, including in-depth feature stories, updates from the Capitol, news from around the state, member profiles, official notices and more.

All members receive a copy of Focus Magazine via email. Our library of recent issues is available here.

Focus July/August 2023

July/August 2023

Appreciating Classified Employees. Also: Annual Conference preview, Fighting for legislation that protects and improves the lives of CSEA members, 2023 RISE award winner, Scholarship recipients, and more

Back Issues

Focus May/June 2023

May/June 2023

Why classified employees are choosing CSEA.

Also: Recap of the 26th Annual Paraeducator Conference, Increasing chapter VC membership, CSEW 2023, Member Career Grants, and more

Focus March/April 2022

March/April 2023

Being Classified in California’s Community Colleges.

Also: CSEA members serving in public office, Member honored by SF 49ers, CSEA’s 2023 Legislative Priorities, Member of the Year Rekha Powar, and more

Focus Jan/Feb 2023

January/February 2023

February is Have-a-Heart Month.

Also: Custodian saves choking kindergartner, State Budget proposal, Palkki begins CalPERS term, Member of the Year Beatrice McCutchen, Life Member/Honor roll nominations, Scholarship and grant winners, more

Focus Nov/Dec 2022

November/December 2022

Harnessing CSEA’s Legislative Success: The Legislative Committee explains how your chapter benefits from this year’s legislative victories

Also: Bus drivers reach $1.1 million settlement, Being a union steward, Activist of the Year, 2022 California General Elections, 2022 MOY Brittney Clark, More


September/October 2022

Membership Recruitment: CSEA activists share their tips and tricks on how to grow your chapter

Also: New President’s message, six out of seven CSEA-sponsored bills enacted, 2022 Voter Guide, Legislators honored at Conference, and 2022 MOY Alva-Marie Acosta

Focus July/Aug 2022

July/August 2022

ACE program: Members highlighted during job shadowing events

Also: Historic state budget, Classified School Employees of the Year, Members support evacuated school, Scholarship winners, 96th Annual Conference preview, More