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Paula Gregoire: Save Paula's Cottage (video/mp4 70.4MB) - by Bradley Allen
On September 9, 2014, Paula Gregoire, her mother also named Paula, and her daughter Isabella, spoke before the Santa Cruz City Council against the city's inhumane rental inspection program. The cruel and invasive ordinance was pushed through in August 2010 in a 5-1 vote by the gentrifying forces of the Santa Cruz City Council with pressure and backing from UC Santa Cruz.
Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2014 3:05PM
Longtime Santa Cruz Residents Forced Out of Town by City and UCSC - by via Save Paula's Cottage
A City of Santa Cruz program backed by UCSC to red-tag and evict residents of "accessary dwelling units" (granny units) are driving longtime residents out of Santa Cruz!
Posted: Wed Sep 3, 2014 11:19AM
Children of Farm Workers Receive Si Se Puede Scholarships;Two were Farm Workers Themselves - by via United Farm Workers
California – The United Farm Workers distributed several scholarships across California in the month of August, 2014 to children of UFW union members and members working in different regions. Several ceremonies were held throughout California to distribute the ¡Si Se Puede! Scholarships.
Posted: Tue Sep 2, 2014 5:19PM
Class Cancelations at City College! (video/quicktime 188.3MB) - by D.Boyer
On Monday August 25, 2014 students gathered in RAM plaza to make their voices heard over the fact that vital classes are getting canceled.
Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2014 2:14PM
UESF Teachers And Education Workers Demand Living Wages At Strike Vote - by Labor Video Project
UESF teachers and education workers took a strike vote at Washington high in San Francisco on August 14, 2014. The district management is refusing to increase their real income leaving many teachers with declining incomes.
Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 3:50PM
The AFT, Education, Common Core, Privatization, GreenDot/Concept Gulen Charters (video/mp4 259.1MB) - by Labor Video Project
The national AFT had a booth at the 2013 Netroots convention in San Jose in June. Shaun Richman who is the AFT deputy director of organizing talked about their support for good charters including the "Green Dot" charter which he claimed was a non-profit operation.
Posted: Fri Aug 8, 2014 2:34PM
Alameda Labor Council Passes Resolution Condemning OUSD for censoring Mumia - by Labor Action Committee to Free Mumia
Alameda Labor Council passes resolution condemning Oakland Unified School District for censoring Mumia
Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 9:04PM
Berkeley students to rally at the Regents Meeting for halt to development on Gill Tract - by sealstudents
Regents Meeting in San Francisco
Event Date:Wed Jul 16, 2014 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 4:41PM
Three Girls Beaten By Police After Demo for Andy Lopez - by Dave 'Davey D' Cook (repost)
Breaking News: Yesterday there was a big rally for Andy Lopez in Santa Rosa.. Youth from all over the city including many of Andy's classmates stood in front of the DA's office demanding she resign.. After the rally the police beat up 3 Latino girls, two of them 13 the other 14.. One is still in the hospital for injuries..
Posted: Wed Jul 9, 2014 2:37PM
Expanding the Northern California Yoga Community ~ Free Yoga in Victory Park - by Allison Boyd
The 3rd Anniversary of Free Yoga in Victory Park continues to expand the practice of Yoga throughout Northern Californian. The Stockton Yoga community is poised for expansion, embracing the lesson on detachment.
Posted: Sun Jul 6, 2014 1:41PM
Stir it Up in Fresno (audio/mpeg 26.4MB) - by posted by Mike Rhodes
Stir it Up is the Community Alliance monthly radio show on KFCF 88.1 FM. 28:50 minute audio.
Posted: Wed Jul 2, 2014 6:04PM
Free Skool is taking a Summer Break! - by Free Skool Santa Cruz
Free Skool is taking a Summer Break! Yes, it's true! This summer there will be no Free Skool calendar, because a lot of the Free Skool collective is going on varied summer travels. Therefore, we decided to take the summer off (or rather it is on for travel and adventure). Come fall we may well be back again (time will tell).
Posted: Fri Jun 6, 2014 10:46AM
On Brink Of A Statewide Strike, UAW Wins Unprecedented Contract Victory - by via UAW 2865
After nearly a week of bargaining late into the night as a third system-wide strike loomed, the 13,000 workers of the UC Student-Worker Union UAW 2865 reached a labor agreement with UC management on June 3 at 7pm. The agreement concludes a year of intense negotiations which traversed a deteriorating union management relationship involving 2 system-wide strikes and now 2 barely averted strikes. The agreement for labor peace includes class size provisions new to the UCs as well as rights for un...
Posted: Thu Jun 5, 2014 10:17AM
Student Workers Reach Historic Contract Agreement, UCSC Finals Week Strike Canceled - by via UAW 2865
Without a contract since September, Student Workers represented by UAW Local 2865 finally reached an agreement with the University of California on June 3. As a result, a finals week strike called for at UC Santa Cruz has been called off. Student workers have won a new contract with wage increases, a joint labor-management committee is to be established to regulate class sizes, and undocumented graduate student workers will have new access to scholarships to provide equal pay. Their social ju...
Posted: Wed Jun 4, 2014 10:34AM
Students, Parents/Guardians and Teachers feel left out of the process in education - by ernesto
May 28th, students, parents/guardians and teachers went out in full force and showed their discontent with the way the district is engaging them and they feel left out.
Posted: Tue Jun 3, 2014 2:43PM
March and Prayer Vigil Held in Response to Racial Bullying Incidents at UC Santa Cruz (video/x-flv 36.2MB) - by Alex Darocy
Last week, students at UC Santa Cruz reported to the NAACP that two incidents of what the organization is calling "serious racial bullying" had occurred on the university's campus. In response, the Santa Cruz Branch of the NAACP together with the UCSC Women's Center organized a "March and Prayer Vigil to Stop Hate Crimes and Racial Bullying in Our Community" on May 29. Community members, including students from UCSC, marched down Pacific Avenue and to the Town Clock where songs were sung and ...
Posted: Fri May 30, 2014 7:52PM
Committee for Justice in Palestine Divestment Resolution Passed at UC Santa Cruz - by via UCSC-CJP
Santa Cruz, California—May 28, 2014—At approximately 2:45AM, the University of California, Santa Cruz Student Union Assembly (SUA) passed a resolution calling for divestment from companies that profit from Israeli human rights violations against Palestinians with a majority vote of 22-14. The resolution was authored by members of the Committee for Justice in Palestine, a UCSC registered student organization, and endorsed by the UCSC chapters of Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán, A...
Posted: Thu May 29, 2014 5:15AM
M.E.Ch.A de UCSC in Solidarity with the city of Salinas! - by via M.E.Ch.A de UCSC
"We, as Movimiento Estudiantil Chican@ de Aztlan (M.E.Ch.A) de La Universidad de Santa Cruz California...stand with our fullest solidarity with the people of Salinas City and Community Organizers who are demanding a 4-point request to the Salinas City Council."
Posted: Tue May 27, 2014 5:18PM
City College Students File Claim in CCSF, SFPD Beating (video/mp4 98.1MB) - by WeCopwatch
City College Students Injured at Campus Protest File Claims, Demand Chancellor Apologize for Police Violence Students Vow to Continue Their Fight to Save City College as an Affordable, Accessible, Diverse and Democratic Community College
Posted: Tue May 27, 2014 11:41AM
UCSC Dean of Students: Hire Two Additional Sexual Assault Crisis Counselors Immediately - by Amelie Meltzer, Change.org Petition
Petitioning UCSC Dean of Students: Hire Two Additional Sexual Assault Crisis Counselors Immediately
Posted: Fri May 23, 2014 1:17PM