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ALEC, Lumina & The Downsizing & Corporatization of City College of San Francisco
by Labor Video Project
Monday Dec 30th, 2019 9:24 AM
In a report on San Francisco Community College a panel talk about the corporatization and organized destruction of the college by the Chancellor Mark Rocha. The panel looks at how this is being organized by. the California Democrats in the legislature who have been colluding with ALEC and the Lumina Foundation.
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The dismemberment and destruction of SF City College and the causes are the focus of this forum that was held on 12/8/19.

Panelists included Simon Hanson, Professor Biology Department, Edgar Torres, Chair of the Latin American and Latino Studies Department and Rick Baum who is a part-time Political Science instructor and member of AFT 2121.

The panelists look at the role of the Lumina Foundation and. ALEC in the corporatization of not just CCSF but the entire community college system in California and nationally.

The forum was held at the Howard Zinn Book Fair at the Mission City College Campus.

Additional media:
Stop The Cuts! Hundreds of CCSF Students & Faculty Protest 300 Class Cuts AT BOT Meet-SF & CA Demos Lead The Attack On Public Education
https://youtu.be/7ohpgRD_cOg

Stop The Cuts! Hundreds of CCSF
Students & Faculty Protest 300 Class Cuts AT BOT Meet-SF & CA Demos Lead The Attack On Public Education
https://youtu.be/7ohpgRD_cOg

Are Community Colleges Meant Mainly to Crank Out Workers for Business? ALEC Lumina In CA
https://patch.com/california/lamesa/teachers-union-blasts

A Key (State) to Completion of Privatization
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2017/08/04/california-embraces-completion-agenda-while-foundations-play-bigger-role

A Teachers Union Against Itself
Organized Labor and the Crisis at City College of San Francisco
https://monthlyreview.org/2017/04/01/a-teachers-union-against-itself/

Accreditation struggle at City College of San Francisco
https://newpol.org/accreditation-struggle-city-college-san-francisco-guest-blog-rick-baum/

Skyline College, SLO’s, the ACCJC and Accreditation:
The Privatization of California Community Colleges
http://www.upwa.info/documents/Privatization-wright.htm

Public Education, Privatization, Corruption And The Destruction Of Our Schools
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_eu5u70tTE

Capitalism, The Privatization & Destruction Of Community Colleges
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B39kEcNM_ZY&t=11s

Production of Labor Video Project
http://www.laborvideo.org
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by Labor Video Project Monday Dec 30th, 2019 9:24 AM
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CCSF Chancellor Mark Rocha with the support of CCSF Board of Trustees are selling off the campuses to developers. They are also working with privatizers SF Mayor London Breed and developers to turn over the SF PUC owned Balboa Reservoir to Avalon for million dollar condos.
§Obama Duncan Pushed Privatization
by Labor Video Project Monday Dec 30th, 2019 9:24 AM
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Former President Barak Obama and his Education Secretary Arne Duncan led the national campaign to privatize education with charters and testing profiting companies like Pearson Inc.
§Cuts To City College = Gentrification
by Labor Video Project Monday Dec 30th, 2019 9:24 AM
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Speculators and developers who run the City of San Francisco and the Mayor London Breed's planning commission want more gentrification to benefit the banks, developers and speculators. Working class students and their families are being driven out of San Francisco by these privatizers.
§California Democratic Legislature & Governors In Bed With ALEC. & Lumina
by Labor Video Project Monday Dec 30th, 2019 9:24 AM
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California governors including Gavin Newsom and the Democratic-controlled legislature have been colluding with the rightwing political operation ALEC and the Lumina Foundation to corporatize and privatize the California Community College system.
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by Labor Video Project Monday Dec 30th, 2019 9:24 AM
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There have been many rallies and marches against the attacks on SF City College but the billionaires and their allies who run the Board of Trustees and the City Of San Francisco want to privatize and destroy the community college.
§Race To The Top
by Labor Video Project Monday Dec 30th, 2019 9:24 AM
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The privatizer agenda of "Race To The Top" was pushed by Barak Obama and the billionaires who want to privatize all public education including California Community Colleges
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