The United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA)
was formed in 1970, through the merger of the Association of Classroom Teachers of Los
Angeles (ACT-LA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), Local 1021. At the time,
UTLA was the second-largest teacher's union and the largest merged teacher's
union in the nation. The collection documents the development and achievements of UTLA,
and consists of five series, with the first three reflecting the activities of the
pre-merger associations, LATA, LATA/ATOLA, and ACT-LA, respectively. These series
include minutes from Board of Directors and Representative Council meetings, and an
extensive run of issues of the
Hot Line, the newsletter
that all three of the associations published. The last two series deal exclusively with
United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) was formed in 1970, through the merger of the
Association of Classroom Teachers of Los Angeles (ACT-LA) and the American Federation of
Teachers (AFT), Local 1021. At the time, UTLA was the second-largest teacher's
union and largest merged teacher's union in the nation. After the new merger of
UTLA and ACT-LA was ratified in February 1970, the new union was a combined NEA/CTA and
AFT/CFT local. A layered leadership structure was put in place that would ensure
representation of each national/state organization at the highest levels of UTLA.
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