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Defend Anti-Fascist Teacher Yvette Felarca at Berkelely School Board
2020 Bonar Street (at University), Berkeley, CA (then march to 1231 Addison Street - around the corner from 2020 Bonar)...
Event Date: Wed Nov 2, 2016 6:30PM
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 2:40AM
Aromas - San Juan School Officials: Remove Shredded Tire Mulch from Playgrounds
We are a parent-led effort to replace shredded tires from Aromas-San Juan Unified Public Schools with a non-toxic alternative....
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 12:18PM
10/19/16 Yvette Felarca Defense at Berkeley School Board
The 10/19/16 Berkeley School Board meeting is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKMeIZydHGQ Yvette Felarca speaks at 55 minutes in tears. Felarca is a member of the Executive Board of the Berkeley Federation of Teachers. It is now 4 weeks since she was suspended. The attack on students by the Berkeley School District is described by Yvette. All immigrant students are being pulled out of class and being questioned about their country of origin in "progressive" Berkeley by the Democrats r...
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 5:26AM
Update on Agricultural Pesticide Use Near Schools and Child Daycare Centers
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has extended the public comment period for a proposed regulation that would give further protections to children when agricultural pesticides are applied close to schools and child daycare facilities*. The new deadline of December 9, 2016, gives the public more opportunity to weigh in on the issue. In addition, DPR has added an additional public hearing that will be held in Monterey County. Public hearings have already been scheduled...
Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 4:07PM
Return Anti-Fascist Teacher Yvette Felarca to Her Classroom! Stop Student Interrogations!
Martin Luther King Jr Middle School, 1781 Rose Street, Berkeley, California...
Event Date: Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:00AM
Posted: Sat Oct 15, 2016 5:13AM
Nathan Damigo Exposed: Identity Evropa Leader Operating Out Of CSU Stanislaus
Nathan Damigo, Senior at CSU Stanislaus in Turkock, CA, is the leader of the up and coming Neo-Nazi group, Identity Evropa....
Posted: Sun Oct 9, 2016 6:07PM
Recent History of Assaults on Universities Regarding Academic Freedom, the Right of Free Speech and Dissent
October 5, 2016 - CALIFORNIA SCHOLARS FOR ACADEMIC FREEDOM (CS4AF), a group of over 200 scholars at twenty California institutions of higher learning, urge a renewed and strong support by university administrators for academic freedom and the right to free speech and dissent in light of an alarming recent history of assaults on academic freedom....
Posted: Sat Oct 8, 2016 1:45AM
California regulators ignore risks, allow for increased use of Dow’s cancer-causing strawberry pesticide
Sacramento, CA, October 06, 2016 – Months after unveiling an analysis of the risks associated with the cancer-causing fumigant pesticide 1,3-dichloropropene, banned by the same agency decades prior, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) today announced new rules that would allow even more of the pesticide to be used in strawberry fields, almond orchards, carrot fields, vineyards and other crops across the state. The announcement comes just days after the department issued ne...
Posted: Thu Oct 6, 2016 6:24PM
Oakland High Schoolers Join Kaepernick in National Anthem Protest
As dozens of athletes across the country are joining 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in his national anthem protest, one group of young protestors has grabbed the nation’s attention....
Posted: Wed Oct 5, 2016 8:55PM
Leveraging Water to Reduce Student Enrollment Just Bad Policy
Higher Education Deserves Our Support...
Posted: Tue Oct 4, 2016 6:39PM
New rules fall short of protecting schoolchildren from pesticide exposure, Latino kids most at risk
Part-time no-spray buffer zones inadequate, don’t protect against repeated & ongoing exposure...
Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 6:41PM
Prostest War Crimes and UC Complicity
Room 105, Boalt Hall 215 Bancroft Way UC Berkeley, CA 94720...
Event Date: Sat Oct 29, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 10:28PM
YES on Prop W kickoff
CCSF Civic Center Campus (1170 Market Street - near UN Plaza)...
Event Date: Thu Oct 6, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 1:13PM
What was behind the suspension of a UC Berkeley Course on Palestine?
A look at the AMCHA Initiative....
Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 4:35PM
Health Watchdog Sues Dow for Pesticide Air Pollution
Oakland, CA, September 20, 2016 - The national health watchdog Center for Environmental Health (CEH) has filed a lawsuit against Dow Chemical to address cancer risks posed by its fumigant pesticide Telone. Telone (a trade name for the chemical 1,3-Dichloropropene or 1,3-D) is a known carcinogen that pollutes dozens of rural areas throughout California; it is the third most heavily used pesticide in the state, and has been found to linger in the air for days after application....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 12:07PM
Not One More Dollar for Privatizer Beller And His Caliber High School Operation In WCCSD
Peloton Hedge Fund Bankrupt Operator Ron Beller and his wife Jennifer Moses were rejected for taking over the 8 acre Adams Middle School in Richmond for $60,000 for a privately run Caliber charter school. Now he is trying to get the school district to vote to support a Caliber Charter Highschool. This would likely lead to the shutdown of Richmond High and other WCCSD high schools....
Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2016 7:39PM
Outsourcing & Privatization Of UCB With AFSCME 3299 UCB Gardener Hank Chapot
UCB AFSCME 3299 gardener Hank Chapot talks about the outsourcing and privatization of the university threatening the health and safety, the students, staff and public...
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 5:25PM
UC Berkeley Reinstates Course on Palestine
September 19, 2016 - University of California Berkeley (Cal) reinstated a student-led course on Palestine this morning following an outcry over its arbitrary suspension last week. The suspension, taken in apparent response to pressure from Israel advocacy groups, was widely condemned -- by students, professors, and observers -- as a violation of academic freedom, shocking, and unjustifiable....
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 4:17PM
UC Berkeley Suspends 'Palestine' Course
September 16 - Palestine Legal wrote the University of California Berkeley today (see PDF) to challenge the school’s suspension of a student-led course, Ethnic Studies 198: Palestine: A Settler Colonial Analysis, after dozens of Israel advocacy groups and Israeli government officials complained. The course’s student-facilitator, Paul Hadweh, a senior Peace and Conflicts Studies major, learned from media reports that his class was cancelled a week after the course started....
Posted: Sat Sep 17, 2016 4:53PM
UC Berkeley Censors Course on Palestine and Settler Colonialism
September 14, 2016 - UC Berkeley’s move to suspend a student-led course titled “Palestine: A Settler Colonial Analysis” is a flagrant violation of academic freedom. The suspension raises serious concern that the university places the interests of outside political groups above its duty to provide equal educational opportunity to all students....
Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 12:50PM