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Fri Jan 15 2010“Our Education, Our Workplace, Our University”, Banner Drop At UC Davis
Fri Jan 15 2010Protesters Deploy Two Banners at UC Davis Shields Library to Reclaim Educational Space
On January 12, 2010, two banners were strategically placed on the UC Davis main library, reclaiming public space as well as "announcing Happy New Year to the administrators who hoped we would disappear," according to an article posted to Indybay. The banners read “We are the crisis” and “Our education, our workplace, our university.”
The banners highlighted the connections between the struggles of UC’s students, faculty, and staff members. An article posted to Indybay states that the message of the banner hang is that, at the beginning of the new quarter in which students are being required to pay 15% more in fees for their education (with an additional 17% fee increase set to occur in Fall 2010), "resistance to the UC administration’s decision-making is alive and mounting."
Shields Library was reportedly chosen as a target for these banners because of the chronic underfunding of UCD library collections, staff, and resources. The action is a precursor to mobilize protesters for a statewide day of action against the privatization of public education on March 4th. Read more
New Posters from Students in the Valley | Napa Valley College shows solidarity with statewide protests and rallies. | Update on the protests at UC Berkeley | Students protest fee hikes: an interview wit’ journalist Dave Id of Indy Bay Media | Communiqués from the Valley: New pamphlet on Student Strugggle in the Central Valley | The Enemy Within | What We Lack is Life. | Reflections on Kerr Hall (by student participants)
Older Coverage: Eight Arrested at UC Berkeley After Concert & March | Students Occupy Business Building at SFSU | On the Occupation of Kerr Hall; Demystifying the University's Erroneous Claims | California Students Protest and Occupy as UC Regents Approve 32% Fee Hike
Farm to Fork Friday, Presentation, Conversation and Reception Sat Feb 17th 10:20pm
Western States Petroleum Association & members have dumped $170 million into CA campaigns (4 comments) Wed Feb 14th 4:19pm
Justin Trudeau & Jerry Brown are both promoters of oil industry expansion (1 comment) Fri Feb 9th 11:54am
Wildlife Officials Recommend Protection for California's Tricolored Blackbirds, Lassics Lupine Wildflower Thu Feb 8th 4:03pm
Hundreds Rally in Sacramento Against Trump's Offshore Drilling Plan Thu Feb 8th 3:55pm
Brown administration proposes staged implementation of Delta Tunnels project Wed Feb 7th 9:52pm
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Kwanzaa: The "Califorina Grown" Pan African Holiday Sun Dec 10th 8:33pm
Expanding Participation with the 2017 Ag Census in the "Farm to Fork Capitol of America" Fri Dec 1st 5:53pm
Health & Farmworker Advocates Respond to California’s Interim Mitigations for Chlorpyrifos Wed Oct 4th 10:09am
Governor Jerry Brown accuses cap-and-trade bill opponents of 'political terrorism' Sat Jul 29th 3:12pm
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Birds, Other Wildlife From Harmful Agricultural Pesticides Used on National Wildlife Refuges Thu Mar 23rd 4:51pm
Report: Children and the elderly at risk from "dangerous and close" fracking Sat Oct 29th 3:29am
WW CA Farmworkers Getting 8 Hour Day & Attacks On Workers Comp By DIR and Governor Brown (1 comment) Wed Aug 31st 8:28pmMore Global News...
Buffalo Soldiers Honored at American Heritage Day at Mount Vernon Memorial Park. Sat Feb 17th 11:28pm
Black History at the 51st World Ag Expo Mon Feb 12th 9:47am
Farm to Fork Friday, Expanding Inclusion Thoroughout Sacramento Regional Food Systems Sat Feb 10th 10:30am
Calif Cops work with alt-reich to attack and prosecute counter demonstrators and Antifa (1 comment) Fri Feb 9th 7:27pm
Will Work for Food Mon Feb 6th 12:18pm
2016 California Diabetes Awareness Month ~ Victory Garden Project Sat Nov 26th 2:04pm
Victim of Identity Theft Tells Her Story Thu Oct 27th 12:16amOpen Newswire...
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