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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 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, and 2022 MOY Brittney Clark...

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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

Focus May/June 2022

May/June 2022

Classified School Employee Week: Members’ work celebrated May 15-21

Also: 96th Annual Conference preview, Member saves student, Member Career Grants, 2022 CSEA-endorsed candidates, Organizing Institute, More

Focus March/April 2022

March/April 2022

Autism Acceptance Month: Paraeducators devoted to improving lives of students with autism

Also: President's message, CalPERS Special Power of Attorney, Legacy union families, Delta Valley 821 members’ lifesaving efforts, Merit systems reform bill, More


January/February 2022

Have-a-Heart Month: Dorothy Bjork Assistance Fund transforms members' lives

Also: President's message, Six new sponsored bills, Governor’s proposed budget, Universal transitional kindergarten, Nutrition service workers’ impact, First teacher graduate, Classified School Employees of the Year, More

Focus November/December 2021

November/December 2021

Staffing shortages: How CSEA members, school districts are impacted by this nationwide issue

Also: All-time high support for labor unions, Senate Bill 364: School Meals for All, Victory in the CalPERS election, Transportation funding, Statement of Intent, More