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CITY COLLEGE is San Francisco's school!
The January 11th rally to save CCSF ended with "City College Parody" by Woody Guthrie, Pat Wynne, and Bernard Gilbert.
Five-minute QT movie. 61MB.
The people of San Francisco overwhelmingly showed a vote of confidence in CCSF by passing Proposition A, a parcel tax specifically dedicated to offset budget cuts, prevent worker layoffs, maintain essential classes, programs and student support services. However, the district intends to use the funds to pay high-priced consultants and bolster reserves.
Therefore, the Brass Liberation Orchestra and CCSF students, staff, teachers and department chairs picketed and boycotted Interim Chancellor Thelma Scott-Skillman’s welcome address initiating the spring semester at City College. Instead of attending Dr. Scott-Skillman’s speech, the CCSF community held a rally addressing the people of San Francisco.
Part 1: This is Pt. 1.
Part 2: Wendy Kaufmyn and Bill Shields + KGO interviews Alisa Messer
Part 3: Tarik Farrar + KQED's January 25th Forum on CCSF
Part 4: Alisa Messer
LaborVideo's video of the rally: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNbuzVS-4yw