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The Fight Against Privatization Of Education & Public Services Conference
Date Saturday October 18
Time 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location Details
City College Of San Francisco CCSF
Science Building Hall Room 100, Ocean Campus, SF
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/AuthorUnited Public Workers For Action
The Fight Against Privatization Of Education & Public Services Conference
Stop Union Busting, Outsourcing, Workplace Bullying
For A National Campaign To Defend Public Services and Public Education
October 18th 2014 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
City College Of San Francisco CCSF
Science Building Hall Room 100, Ocean Campus, SF
A massive coordinated attacks is taking place through privatization and deregulation to destroy public services and public education throughout the country and internationally. This conference will look at the history of this attack, who is doing it including through the use of technology, how they are doing it and how we can organize, educate and uniting all public workers and the communities to fight back and win.
Conference Issues
Overview and history deregulation, charters, Ideology of privatization of public services and civil society, racism, Post Office, Education, Transit Workers, City Workers, State Workers, Federal privatization military, attack pensions, concession bargaining, non-profits NGO’s
Role of Governor Brown and politicians In California along with Obama and Education Secretary Arnie Duncan
Role of unions education, transit, public services
International role of privatization Greece, Ukraine, Argentina, Korea, Japan, South Africa, Russia, El Salvador
Strategy and Agenda For National Campaign Against Privatization, Education workers strike statewide, Campaign against Vergara decision and more segregation of education.
The Struggle In Ferguson, Racism and Lessons of the struggle to protect education and public services
Media Channel, Program for the fight back and regional and national rallies against privatization and privatizers

Initial Speakers: Brian Crowell, Brenda Barros, George Wright, Kathy Carroll, Rick Baum, Bob Price, Brad Weidmaier, Stacie Plummer, Dorian Maxwell, Anand Vaidya, Dorian Maxwell, Renee Diedrich
Agenda
10:00AM Areas of privatization and the affect on labor and the communities
11:30 Lunch & Video "Crenshaw" About The Reconstitution Of LAUSD Crenshaw High School
12:15 PM Role of Democrats and Unions/Non Profits
1:30 PM International Role of Privatization-Lessons From Around The US & The World
2:30 PM Strategies and Action Program To Fight Privatization locally, regionally & internationally
4:00 PM Conference Closes

Sponsored By United Public Workers For Action http://www.upwa.info
For more information (415)282-1908 info [at] upwa.info
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Added to the calendar on Tuesday Sep 30th, 2014 12:22 PM
§Privatization of CCSF
by United Public Workers For Action Tuesday Sep 30th, 2014 12:22 PM
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Privatizers are seeking to destroy CCSF and the plan has already cost the school tens of thousands of students.
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