The purpose of the Chicano/Latino Faculty and Staff Association (CLFSA) is to bring together members of the Chicano/Latino faculty and staff in order to promote effective communication between all segments of the Chicano/Latino and other under-represented communities of California State University, Fullerton.
The association also promotes the attainment of educational excellence for Chicano/Latino and underserved students at CSUF. It promotes the successful completion of graduation and degree attainment of Chicanos/Latinos at all educational levels and it further promotes and advocates the principles of educational equity as it pertains to faculty, staff, and students at CSUF.
How does the CLFSA promote the attainment of educational excellence and successful completion of graduation?
CLFSA has continuously been involved in the development and promotion of higher education programs. CLFSA awards scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students. Since 1994, the Association has raised over $75,000 in scholarship funds and awarded more than 58 scholarships to Latino students. The CLFSA has networked with campus organizations and educational associations in support of Chicano/ Latino leadership conferences. CLFSA members serve as advocates on boards, advisory groups and committees in areas affecting the education of Chicano/Latino Students. CLFSA is active in effecting a better understanding of the special educational needs of students by providing external resources.