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|Town Hall to Defend Anti-Fascist Berkeley Teacher Yvette Felarca|
|Date||Wednesday September 28|
|Time||5:00 PM - 7:00 PM|
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|Berkeley Public Library, North Branch 1170 The Alameda (at Hopkins), Berkeley, California|
Please come out to a community town hall to defend an anti-fascist Berkeley middle school teacher under attack by the school district, and to find out more about the situation:
Community Town Hall for Yvette Felarca
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Berkeley Public Library, North Branch
1170 The Alameda (at Hopkins), Berkeley, California
After she helped prevent the neo-Nazi rally on the steps of the capitol in Sacramento this summer, and was one of several people who were stabbed by the fascists, terror threats were made against the school if she was not fired. Instead of defending the entire school, including Yvette, the Berkeley Unified School District has since turned on her, docked some of her pay, and last Wednesday abruptly suspended her. A parent of one of her students reported that his son was removed from class that day, and interrogated about her.
Yvette's grievance to her union (written before her suspension) can be read here.
For more details about what happened in Sacramento, and the neo-Nazis involved, read the accounts on the local Sacramento Antifa site: http://antifasac.weebly.com/
There is also information about the organizers of the neo-Nazi rally from the Southern Poverty Law Center, here: https://www.splcenter.org/hatewatch/2016/06/27/violent-clashes-erupt-sacramento-between-white-nationalists-and-antifascists
To voice your solidarity with Yvette Felarca, and demand that she be reinstated immediately, paid her full wages, and the harassment of her and her students be stopped, contact the Berkeley school board and superintendent at: email@example.com (entire board), Superintendent@berkeley.net (Dr. Donald Evans)
Non-sectarian defense of all anti-fascists!
An injury to one is an injury to all!