The State Worker Newsletter

Teachers urge CalSTRS to break with immigrant detention companies; Phony charities outed

In case you missed it:

Hundreds of California teachers are urging the state’s teacher pension fund to pull its money out of for-profit prison companies and immigrant detention centers.

CalSTRS had a good year on the market and beat its investment target

The state’s latest budget includes $15 million for an after school pilot program aimed at teaching K-8 students how to code.

A trial date has been set for a white nationalist who was charged in the violent state Capitol clash between white supremacists and counter-demonstrators that injured 10 people in 2016.

Ten veterans charities that allegedly misused millions of dollars in donations are facing sanctions from California.

From the opinion pages:

Developers aren’t happy with Mayor Darrell Steinberg’s plan to cap rents for low-income tenants, argues Erika Smith.

Tim Fitzpatrick, chief communications officer at Pacific Gas & Electric Co., says laws must keep up with more wildfires.