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AFSCME 3299 & CLF Call on UC to Support Equal Pay for its Subcontractors - by via AFSCME 3299
San Francisco: As State and Federal lawmakers struggle to address the growing problems of poverty and income inequality, AFSCME 3299 President Kathryn Lybarger, California Labor Federation Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski and others today publicly called upon UC President Janet Napolitano to support SB 376 (Lara)—a measure that would guarantee that the employees of private firms providing contract services to the University are paid commensurate wages as career UC employees performing the sa...
Posted: Thu May 21, 2015 8:00PM
UCSC Chancellor Blumenthal: Stop the Parking Fee Hikes - by Petition via Teamsters Local 2010
Sign petition: http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/ucsc-chancellor-blumenthal
Posted: Thu May 21, 2015 6:53PM
UC Students Address UC Regents on Sexual Violence - by via nowUCSB
SAN FRANCISCO, CA—On Thurs. May 21, 830AM, at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center, nowUCSB and UC students will address the UC Regents regarding college sexual violence and students’ struggles for justice with Title IX.
Posted: Tue May 19, 2015 5:01PM
CSU Teaching Staff in a "Race To The Bottom: Losing Ground and Losing Faith" - by California Faculty Association
Both the quantitative and the qualitative data reveal a significant economic precariousness in the lives of many CSU faculty. From these responses (and from the salary data provided in our first paper), it is undeniable that significant numbers of faculty teaching in the CSU today are among California’s “working poor.” Many others are financially hanging on by a thread through a variety of means...
Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 11:40AM
Office for Civil Rights to Visit UCSC to Investigate Handling of Sexual Violence Reports - by via SUA Office of External Affairs
UC Santa Cruz is currently under investigation by the US Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) for mishandling reports of sexual violence. OCR will be visiting campus Wednesday, May 27 and Thursday, May 28 to hear from students regarding how sexual violence reports are handled by the UCSC administration. This is an important time in our campus history to create effective change.
Posted: Fri May 15, 2015 7:12PM
UCSA Responds to Governor Brown's May Revision State Budget - by via UC Student Association
SACRAMENTO, CA -Today, Governor Brown released his May Revision to the proposed 2015-16 California State Budget and reiterated his fiscal vision for the state and the University of California (UC). Brown is moving forward with the Multi-Year Stable Funding Plan while increasing the University of California base budget by an additional 4%, or $119M over the 2014-15 Budget with an agreement that tuition remain flat. In-state undergraduates will see no increase in their tuition until 2017-18.
Posted: Thu May 14, 2015 1:49PM
An open letter to the following Greek organizations from MEChA de UC Santa Cruz - by via MEChA de UC Santa Cruz
An open letter to the following Greek organizations from MEChA de UC Santa Cruz: Kappa Zeta, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Sigma Phi Zeta and Lambda Phi Epsilon
Posted: Thu May 14, 2015 8:12AM
HWY 6 Media Statements - by via The HWY 6
The HWY 6 held a press conference on the court house steps today, and three of the six UC Santa Cruz students issued public statements. They explained why they have pleaded "no contest" to the charges they face, and what motivated them on the day of March 3, during the 96 Hours of Action demonstrations.
Posted: Thu May 7, 2015 2:40PM
Press Conference with Members of the UC Santa Cruz Highway Six - by Alex Levi
DATE / TIME: THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2015 after Pre-Trial Hearing EVENT: Press Conference with Members of the UC Santa Cruz Highway Six and community members LOCATION: 701 Ocean Street, lower steps
Event Date:Thu May 7, 2015 8:30AM
Posted: Thu May 7, 2015 7:27AM
Budget Cut Impact Survey Assesses Effects on Education at UCSC - by via UCSC Faculty Association
In winter 2014, deeply concerned about the effects of UC-systemwide and campus budget cuts since 2008, the Santa Cruz Faculty Association sponsored a program of Small Grants for Creative Response to the Crisis in Education. One of the awards was granted to conduct a Budget Cut Impact Survey to assess and evaluate the particular impacts of those cuts on faculty teaching and morale at UCSC. This report contains the results of that survey (see PDF). These results seem particularly timely given ...
Posted: Mon May 4, 2015 2:10PM
Hwy 6 court appearance. Tuesday Apr 28th, 2015 - by Brent Adams
The judge in the case of the students who closed Hwy 17 for several hours, has indicated what her focus of her sentencing may be should this case proceed.
Posted: Mon May 4, 2015 3:05AM
HWY 6 Court Support - by
Santa Cruz Courthouse 701 Ocean St. Santa Cruz, California 95060
Event Date:Thu Apr 30, 2015 8:30AM
Posted: Tue Apr 28, 2015 3:41PM
UCSC Students Occupy Stevenson Cafe to Expunge Rapist at Activists IN! Rapists OUT! Rally (video/x-flv 48.3MB) - by Alex Darocy
Students at UC Santa Cruz occupied the Stevenson Coffee House for a short period of time on April 27 to expose a person they say is a known rapist who is presently employed at the business. The small cafe, which is privately owned and operated under a lease with the university, is located within Stevenson College on the east side of the UCSC campus. The person who they say raped at least two students was not in the coffee house at the time the group marched inside. They had first assembled in...
Posted: Tue Apr 28, 2015 2:25PM
Farmers Occupy Proposed Development Site with Homegrown Farm Stand - by Occupy the Farm
On April 25th, over 400 people joined the Permaculture Action Day hosted by the UC Gill Tract Community Farm. Bay area residents and UC students from across the state participated in an exciting day of farming, workshops and music. Shortly before 5pm, Occupy the Farm, joined by community farmers, students and the East Bay permaculture community, marched down San Pablo Ave to the south side of the Gill Tract. Together, the crowd, in an act of civil disobedience, built a farm stand on the site...
Posted: Sun Apr 26, 2015 6:46PM
Letter of support for the Monterey 8, signed by staff and faculty of CSUMB - by via Black and Brown Coalition
On March 28th, 2015 eight people were arrested as part of the Black and Brown Lives Matter Protest: Alexandra Walling, Colette Marlin-Winter, Peter Xiong, Amoxtli Ilhicamina, Michael Fredericksen, Benjamin Wilson, Courtney Thomas, and Maxwell Green. All eight are either current students or alumni of CSU Monterey Bay. We, the undersigned faculty and staff at CSU Monterey Bay, support and congratulate these protesters for standing up against police brutality. By engaging in this particular tact...
Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2015 11:39PM
Opposition to anti-oppression protests in Berkeley reveal tensions - by Scope Berkeley
Since December of last year, there have been a series of Black Lives Matters and anti-police-oppression protests in Berkeley, both on campus and in the streets. There was a Black Student Union rally and march on Cal Day (April 18th), and another protest prior to that on April 14th organized by various equality groups. As part of both these actions, protesters blocked Sather Gate. During the blockage of Sather Gate on April 14th, there were some white students who actively tried to break th...
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 4:14AM
Association for Chicana/Chicano Studies Supports Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions - by via NACCS
The National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies Annual Conference took place in San Francisco from April 15-18, 2015. The business meeting, open to all members, took place on Saturday evening at the close of the conference. At the business meeting, the membership gave unanimous support to the Resolution to Support the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions. In addition, individual FOCOS (regional caucuses) and interest group Caucuses all voted to support the resolution.
Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 2:24PM
Activists protest Sprouts Grand Opening - by Kelly Johnson
Gill Tract, Occupy the Farm Activists protest the San Rafael Sprout's Grand opening.
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:55PM
Week of Success! Fight for Fifteen, Boycott Sprouts, and EIR Lawsuit! - by Occupy the Farm
Thank you for all of your support over the past month. From our first Boycott Sprouts action at Walnut Creek at the beginning of March, to the third (and fourth!) ones on April 15, this month has been packed to the gills with success stories and community mobilizations of support. There are still more big days coming up right around the corner — thank you for sticking with us for this ride!
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 1:52PM
Santa Cruz ACLU Addresses Letter of Concern to UCSC Chancellor - by ACLU Santa Cruz County
Letter of Concern
Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 10:55AM