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March 4, 2010: UCLA Fights Back
by Ellen-Rae Cachola
Saturday Mar 6th, 2010 1:31 AM
Oral histories of speakers at March 4, 2010 UCLA Fights Back to Defend Public Education Rally. About 45 minutes each.
March 4, 2010: UCLA Fights Back
6 03 2010

In coordination with UCs and other academic institutions throughout the nation, UCLA’s student and worker movement showed their fearlessness and commitment to demanding equity in public education. People with love for education and care for the future are not standing silent to the nation and state’s priorities on prison funding, military funding and bank bail outs. This movement continues the struggle since the Civil Rights era. The solutions to our economic, political, social and ecological crisis lies within communities. On March 4, students and workers stood in solidarity with movements all over the world, demanding that U.S. education be affordable and accesible, so that people from under-repesented communities can share their knowledge about how to address the issues we all face today.

Listen to the oral testimonies of people who spoke at the rally.

Ale C.

http://blip.tv/file/3306955

Jorge C.

http://blip.tv/file/3306968

Hugo S.

http://blip.tv/file/3306965

Lisa B. and Sandra H.

http://blip.tv/file/3306978

Wade O. of Skilled Trade Workers

http://blip.tv/file/3307026

Bruin Feminists

http://blip.tv/file/3307031

Grad Student UCLA

http://blip.tv/file/3307042

UCLA Worker

http://blip.tv/file/3307055

University Professional Technical Worker

http://blip.tv/file/3307044

Hoku and Lisa

http://blip.tv/file/3307052

David

http://blip.tv/file/3307101

UCLA Spartacus Youth Club

http://blip.tv/file/3307093

UC Clericals and Monica S.

http://blip.tv/file/3307096