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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
Homies Organizing the Mission to Empower Youth (HOMEY) Reception and Open House - by Dyana Delfin-Polk
Oddjob 1337 Mission St San Francisco, CA
Event Date:Thu Jun 11, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Wed May 20, 2015 1:03PM
The Eight-Circuit Brain: An Informal Talk & Book-signing with author Antero Alli - by Antero Alli
Finnish Kaleva Hall, 1970 Chestnut (upstairs in the Meeting Room), Berkeley 94702
Event Date:Thu Jun 25, 2015 8:00PM
Posted: Wed May 20, 2015 11:40AM
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
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Fighting Unjust Debt. - by
Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, off City Hall 14th & Broadway, Oakland, CA
Event Date:Sat Jun 13, 2015 4:00PM
Posted: Sun May 17, 2015 7:25AM
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
Juneteenth Manifesto #6 - by Ser Seshsh Ab Heter-CM Boxley
Many enslaved persons ran away from their places of enslavement in Texas to freedom during the war and many others ran away and joined the Union Army, so stop telling people enslaved folks did not know about the emancipation proclamation until the Union Army showed up in Galveston Texas on June 19th, 1865 and read the general order number 3.
Posted: Thu May 14, 2015 8:07AM
Interview with LOUD Queer Youth Theater participants Latreece Reed, Nicky Cao, and Joriel (audio/mpeg 16.4MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Gahiji Barrow interviews members of LOUD, the Queer Youth Theater project based in New Orleans today. They discuss their upcoming performance, Pursuit of Justice, which will take place at the Mid City Theater this weekend. Also bring up topics of how queer youth interact with the police and feel about the police in New Orleans and what the group has brought to their lives.
Posted: Wed May 13, 2015 6:49AM
12th Annual Cesar Chavez Convocation - by
UCSC College 9/10 Multipurpose Room
Event Date:Tue May 12, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Mon May 11, 2015 11:36AM
Fremont May 15 rally against Public Health Police State - by East Bay Families for Informed Consent
Outside of Senator Wieckowski's district office at 39510 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont, CA 94536
Event Date:Fri May 15, 2015 1:00PM
Posted: Mon May 11, 2015 7:37AM
Philippines: Young progressives take the helm of Akbayan party leadership - by Akbayan - Citizens Action Party
Akbayan once again proves that progressive politics cuts across generations. With great pride, Akbayan members elected a significant number of young progressive activists to the Party Leadership at the recently concluded 6th Regular National Congress last 23-25th of April.
Posted: Sat May 9, 2015 6:15AM
Indict John Yoo - by Curt
Hearst Greek Theatre UC Berkeley
Event Date:Fri May 15, 2015 8:00AM
Posted: Fri May 8, 2015 12:55PM
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
HWY 6 Court Support - by
Santa Cruz County Courthouse 701 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, California 95060
Event Date:Thu May 7, 2015 8:30AM
Posted: Tue May 5, 2015 6:02PM
Legislation Banning the Term “Redskins” as a School Mascot Passes Assembly Floor - by Luis Alejo Press Release
(SACRAMENTO) — On May 4, Assembly Bill 30, authored by Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas), passed the Assembly Floor with a bipartisan vote of 60 to 9. Assembly Bill 30 will establish the “California Racial Mascots Act,” prohibiting public schools in California from using the term “Redskins” as a school or athletic team name, mascot, or nickname.
Posted: Tue May 5, 2015 4:57PM