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Lakeview Sit-In has taken the building -- Support needed now!
by Save Oakland Schools!
Monday Jun 18th, 2012 10:41 AM
Parents, students, and teachers have moved inside of the Lakeview Elementary school building. Police are on the scene. The last tweet here was at about 10:15am.
Tweets
https://twitter.com/LakeviewSitIn

22m Lakeview Sit-In ‏@LakeviewSitIn
power running down,may go silent for a while, but we're in the building and we're going to try to hold it as long as possible #lakeviewsitin

31m Lakeview Sit-In ‏@LakeviewSitIn
we're in the building, police are not, tho they are triggering alarm remotely. It may be a minor victory, but 1 nonetheless. #lakeviewsitin

36m Lakeview Sit-In ‏@LakeviewSitIn
The building is open, we're inside and outside now

39m Lakeview Sit-In ‏@LakeviewSitIn
cops have just set off alarm to scare people away from sit in

45m Lakeview Sit-In ‏@LakeviewSitIn
chants of 'reopen or resign" as joel and ms. chen open the door. 'this building belongs to the people' come in

47m Lakeview Sit-In ‏@LakeviewSitIn
Joel and Ms Chen are entering now. The building is full of cops.

48m Lakeview Sit-In ‏@LakeviewSitIn
Joel and teacher Ms. Chen addressing other sitin activists. They are about to enter the school. We will need a lot of support after this

56m Lakeview Sit-In ‏@LakeviewSitIn
Joel, 1 of the parents will try to enter school now. He's ready to risk arrest for trespass as an act of civil disobedience #lakeviewsitin

1h Lakeview Sit-In ‏@LakeviewSitIn
Notice is an extra-legal stay away order, without trial or legal review, ordering protesters to not return to premises for 30 days.

1h Lakeview Sit-In ‏@LakeviewSitIn
Ironic police notice: "safe, healthy, and supportive schools require good order..." but you already closed this school, OUSD!

1h Lakeview Sit-In ‏@LakeviewSitIn
Bhatt is police officer who killed Raheim Brown, giving out notices to vacate as if nothing ever happened. #saveoaklandschools from Bhatt

1h Lakeview Sit-In ‏@LakeviewSitIn
opd rolled up, handing fliers out that say we're breaking law and to vacate sgt. barhib bhatt in charge
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 18th Oakland, CA

People's School for Public Education Begins on Day 4 of the Sit-In at Lakeview Elementary

Oakland, CA—On Monday, June 18th, at 9:00 am, the Lakeview Sit-In will open its doors to students across Oakland, commencing a free social justice focused Summer School. The People's School for Public Education aims to bring further community awareness to closure of 5 elementary schools, including Lakeview Elementary.

Organizers of the school, which includes parents and teachers from the directly affected schools in addition to teachers from across the district, will speak to Press at 10:00 am, outside the doors of Lakeview Elementary.

The opening of the People's School for Public Education marks the 4th day of the Lakeview sit-in. Participants demand a stop to all school closure, or the resignation of Tony Smith, superintendent of the OUSD. The sit-in at Lakeview is held in solidarity with all parents and teachers struggling to demand quality public education.

Organizers plan to hold the "People's School for Public Education" throughout the week.

Who: Parents, teachers, students and community members

What: A Press Conference commencing the People's School for Public Education

Where: Lakeview Elementary School (Back Entrance), 748 Grand Ave, Oakland

When: Monday 10:00 am

For more information on the sit-in visit http://saveoaklandschools.org/
§Rally starts at 4pm today -- Please come as soon as you can!
by SaveOaklandSchools.org Monday Jun 18th, 2012 3:28 PM
A rally will take place at Lakeview School, starting today (Monday) at 4pm. Please get here as soon as you can! More info is at: http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2012/06/18/18715718.php
§June 18th notice from OUSD police
by save our schools Friday Jun 22nd, 2012 11:40 PM

notice from OUSD police