Automatic Contributions to FACCC-EI: In lieu of affiliation with a statewide or national faculty union (e.g. CFT, AFT), Chabot-Las Positas Faculty Association is a contract member of the Faculty Association of California Community Colleges Education Institute, the non-profit wing of FACCC. Based in Sacramento, FACCC provides focused representation of California community college faculty in state and federal government, to advocate for funding improvements, academic freedom, and retirement benefits. Automatic contributions to FACCC-EI, made August through May, are supplemental to your FA dues, but are fully tax deductible. (FA members are formally entered as supporters of FACCC-EI, but are conferred complementary membership in FACCC.) Contribution level for Full-time FA members is $18.90 per month; contribution level for Part-time FA members is $6.30 per month when monthly earnings are $2,200 or more, or $0 for any month in which earnings are less than $2,200. Contributions are not mandatory. FA members who want more information about FACCC-EI (including how to opt out) should contact their local FA Membership Chair.