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Will UESF fight for a Living Wage? - by Andy Libson & Adrienne Johnstone
This article summarizes the major issues around UESF's upcoming contract fight and argues that the issues surround the wages and work hours of our poorest members must be central to our fight this year. It also makes the case for the need to prepare for a strike.
Posted: Fri Dec 6, 2013 8:53PM
Diversity Awareness Training for Mediators and Conflict & Group Facilitators - by Anne Hillsley
Berkeley Adult School
Event Date:Wed Feb 5, 2014 6:30PM
Posted: Thu Dec 5, 2013 4:52PM
Gold Rush California ~ From Slavery to Freedom in Negro Hill, California - by from Judd Hambrick
Georgia historians share a California Gold Rush story... opening up a new way forward to identify those once thought "Unknown Niggers." Negro Hill, California remains an open secret, cloaked in hate crimes against humanity, past, present and probable in the future...
Posted: Thu Dec 5, 2013 6:51AM
UC Santa Cruz Students Distribute Fake Eviction Notices on Campus - by UCSC Committee for Justice in Palestine
Members of the UC Santa Cruz Committee for Justice in Palestine (UCSC CJP) distributed fake eviction notices to students in dormitories on Tuesday evening. The notices, meant to raise awareness of the plight faced by Palestinian Bedouins in Israel, also notified students that a rally in support of Palestinian Bedouins facing displacement will take place on December 4th at the Quarry Plaza, noon-4pm.
Posted: Wed Dec 4, 2013 10:21AM
Free workshop helps undocumented youths become DACA-mented - by Sharat G. Lin
The San José Peace and Justice Center and the Justice Studies Program at San José State University held a free workshop to assist undocumented youths in filling out the complex applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
Posted: Mon Dec 2, 2013 1:41PM
Radio Autonomía: Zapatismo in the Bay DEC 2013: "Youth & Education Movements" (audio/mpeg 94.0MB) - by Radio Autonomía
Radio Autonomía: Zapatismo in the Bay DEC 2013 SHOW "Youth & Education Movements"
Posted: Mon Dec 2, 2013 12:35AM
Open Letter to SFSU President Wong Concerning Student Celebration of the Edward Said Mural - by National Lawyers Guild San Francisco Bay Area
President Wong: We are writing on behalf of the National Lawyers Guild San Francisco Bay Area Chapter (NLGSF), to express our serious concern about your statements regarding the November 7 student celebration of the Edward Said mural, and to urge you to uphold academic freedom by Palestinian students and faculty against outside political pressure. AMCHA’s call for investigation and discipline and false accusation of anti-Semitism against GUPS and AMED is a politically motivated attempt to s...
Posted: Sat Nov 30, 2013 12:58AM
San Jose State University Hate Crime Deplorable - by Santa Cruz County NAACP
African-American Student at San Jose State University Endured Months of Torment by Dorm Mates
Posted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 11:04AM
'Divide and Rule' at UN misdirects Occupation's discontent towards two percent. - by Anthony Ravlich
The Occupation - often good hearts but heads not straight due to 'divide and rule' which stems from UN.
Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 6:56AM
Workers and Students Shutdown UCSC (pt 2: rally videos) (video/x-flv 41.8MB) - by Alex Darocy
Students and workers at UC Santa Cruz blocked both entrances and shut the campus down in support of a University of California-wide unfair labor practices strike on November 20, called for by AFSCME 3299. Videos are from the rally held at the base of campus at noon. Top video: Worker/AFSCME Member speaks.
Posted: Sat Nov 23, 2013 8:35AM
Workers and Students Shutdown UCSC during Statewide ULP Strike (video/x-flv 31.4MB) - by Alex Darocy
Students and workers at UC Santa Cruz blocked both entrances and shut the campus down in support of a University of California-wide unfair labor practices strike on November 20, called for by AFSCME 3299. [Top video: compilation of clips from the blockade of the west entrance of UCSC and the march down to the main entrance of campus. Scroll down to view photos.]
Posted: Fri Nov 22, 2013 1:04AM
SSP&RIT honored to have Vallejo High School mascot removed - by via Angel Heart
VALLEJO, CA – Sacred Sites Protection & Rights of Indigenous Tribes (SSP&RIT) advised the Vallejo City Unified School District (VCUSD) Board of Education on November 20 to remove its mascot (Apache) as it is offensive to Native Americans.
Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 8:08AM
UC President Napolitano:Voluntary 1.5% pay cut in lieu of that proposed for AFSCME Workers - by Change.org Petition
Petitioning: Janet Napolitano Petition by: Anne Marino, Davis, CA
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2013 11:50PM
Fracking, another wrong turn on the road to sustainability - by Melissa Mullins
The anti-fracking movement is gaining momentum, thanks to documentaries and numerous University studies warning against the toxic chemicals used in the practice. My article urges Californians to join the fight against fracking, and to put pressure on Governor Brown into passing a moratorium. With midterm elections coming up next year, we have the opportunity to get our voice heard, and to elect someone that will represent what we want-- a future powered by clean, renewable energy.
Posted: Tue Nov 19, 2013 3:49PM
Posts on Social Class Discrimination and Global Ethical Human Rights. - by Anthony Ravlich
In many neoliberal States, in my view, social class discrimination is hidden and 'class-blind' societies fostered.
Posted: Tue Nov 19, 2013 12:50PM
Southern California Native American community shows support for their Lakota relatives - by Corina Roberts
Redbird's blanket, toy and school supplies drive and mini-powwow welcomes everyone, and this year will be attended by two well known traditional style powwow drums, powwow royalty, and a host of singers and dancers representing tribes throughout the western hemisphere. There is no cover charge and the doors are open to all nations, native and non-native, coming with or without donations.
Posted: Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:34AM
Interview with Aesha Rasheed Editor of the New Orleans Parents Guide (audio/mpeg 14.8MB) - by Hillary Donnell
Hillary interviews Aesha Rasheed, editor of the New Orleans Parents Guide to Public Schools. They discuss the Guide, upcoming One App charter school application deadlines and challenges to effectively engaging the community in education reform post-Katrina. http://nopg.org/ http://lacharterschools.org/
Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 10:16AM
Resisting school closures and corporate education reform - by Ellen Schwartz
Sol Collective, 2574 21st Street, Sacramento, CA (1 block south of Broadway)
Event Date:Thu Nov 21, 2013 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 5:42AM
SSP&RIT moves to have Vallejo High School mascot removed - by via Angel Heart
VALLEJO, CA. - Sacred Sites Protection & Rights of Indigenous Tribes (SSP&RIT) has advised the Vallejo City Unified School District, Board of Education to remove the Vallejo High School mascot (Apache), as it is offensive to Native Americans.
Posted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 4:56PM
American Promise - by Mariel Keener
Roxie Theater 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103 (415) 863-1087
Event Date:Fri Nov 15, 2013 6:15PM
Posted: Tue Nov 12, 2013 4:47PM