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imageCCSF Students Rally At Mission High & March To Save City College
by Labor Video Project
Students and supporters of San Francisco City College rallied at Mission High and then marched to CCSF Board of Trustees member Tom Temprano's home. Temprano has supported the shutdown of campuses and the layoffs of 160 faculty members which would close many departments and ethnic studies. He works for SF Supervisor Rafael Mandelman who supports the privatization of the college and pushed the sale of the Balboa reservoir to a for profit developer Avalon....
Posted: Fri May 7, 2021 10:07AM
imageStop the Destruction of Our Working Class College City College of San Francisco (CCSF)
The San Francisco Community College Board of Trustees are set to lay off 160 more faculty members and also destroy the music program, the Nursing program and also the destruction of ESL and vocational training program. HEAT is asking for support to stop this attack on our working class community college....
Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2021 5:22PM
textSEIU calls off Sacramento school strike at last minute, allowing all schools to reopen by Jonathan Burleigh (WSWS repost)
With less than two months left in the school year, scrapping the current distance learning plans and building new hybrid education models and work schedules from scratch is disastrous for public health, academics and family life. Over 90 percent of the union’s members had authorized the strike, demanding greater personal protective equipment (PPE) and accommodations for workers with young children at home....
Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2021 4:24AM
textSonoma County’s Institutional Responses to the Black Lives Matter Movement by Lilyana Pantoja
This piece is about Sonoma County's educational institution's reponse to the Black Lives Matter movement. It explains the movement and how it has affected a couple of educational institutions in the county. It brings to light what their steps are going forward after the movement's influence....
Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:25PM
textOakland Education Association attempts to defuse anger over reckless return to schools by Jonathan Burleigh (WSWS repost)
After pushing members to ratify their deal to resume in-person instruction, union leadership is now trying to restrain teachers’ opposition by declaring an impasse over negotiating schedules....
Posted: Sat Apr 17, 2021 8:51AM
imageStop The Cuts & Restore City College Of SF! Rally/March To Defend SF Community College
by Labor Video Project
City College of San Francisco, students, faculty and supporters of community college and public eduction rallied and marched on 4/11/21 to protest the massive cuts and destruction of the college. They said entire programs including music were being destroyed....
Posted: Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:28PM
imageUSF, Hanging Nooses & The Struggle Against Racism with BSU President
by Labor Video Project
Another hanging noose has been put up at the University of San Francisco. UCF BSU president Brianna Johnson talks with WorkWeek about this incident and how the University officials have dealt with this.,...
Posted: Fri Apr 9, 2021 8:32PM
imageTraditional Ecological Knowledge, Science and Management Webinar Series to Focus on Tribally Led Environmental Management
by Save California Salmon
Save California Salmon and Humboldt State University’s Native American Studies Department announced they will be starting a new educational webinar series called Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), Science and Management on Friday the 9th at 10:30am. The series will touch on subjects such as traditional fire and fisheries management along with Native American led oceans and estuary restoration and advocacy. “It is important to understand TEK not only through the lens of resource m...
Posted: Wed Apr 7, 2021 11:53AM
textOakland schools set to reopen amid surge in pandemic by Jonathan Burleigh (WSWS repost)
After a narrow ratification of the Oakland Education Association’s sellout agreement to resume in-person instruction, teachers are facing a dangerous end to the school year....
Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2021 11:57PM
imageCA Abandons Its Commitment to Ethnic Studies under Right Wing Pressure—The Fight Continues
by Arab Resource & Organizing Center (AROC)
On March 18, 2021, the California State Board of Education (SBE) rubber-stamped a whitewashed Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC) in the face of massive public backlash. This version of the ESMC was panned by teachers, students, community organizations, and Ethnic Studies scholars—including Angela Davis, Cornel West, and Marc Lamont Hill. In disgust, all 20 of the Ethnic Studies educators who drafted the original version of the ESMC demanded that their names be removed....
Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 10:04PM
imageWorkWeek On The Ferris Wheel, Privatization of Golden Gate Park & SF City College
by WorkWeek
WorkWeek looks at the latest effort to privatize Golden Gate Park with a giant ferris in the park for five years. WorkWeek also looks at the privatization and destruction of San Francisco Community College....
Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2021 2:39PM
textCalifornia YIMBY Comms Director Lies About Berkeley Parks by ParkNonymous
Matthew Lewis, the Communications Director for the lobby group California YIMBY, has been spreading disinformation about available park space in Berkeley. The CAYIMBY Communications Director is messaging on social media for the purpose of riling public open against People's Park....
Posted: Mon Feb 1, 2021 4:23PM
videoUC Fencing at People's Park Torn Down and Delivered to Sproul Hall (video/mp4 42.0MB) by Defend People's Park
The fencing the University of California Berkeley had placed around People's Park came down on January 29 during a Rally to Save Peoples Park. Much of it was carried up Telegraph Avenue and placed on the steps of Sproul Hall on campus....
Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2021 7:30PM
textUC Students Remove Fence from People's Park by Writer
A group of UC students, and non-student allies, removed the fencing that the University of California had placed around a significant portion of People's Park. The panels of the fence were carried to Sproul Hall, and left as a message to the UC Regents not to build on People's Park...
Posted: Sat Jan 30, 2021 1:29PM
imagePeople's Park Fenced Off by University of California Berkeley
by Defend People's Park
For 50 years, UC administrators have schemed to take People's Park from those who turned a dirt lot into a lush, community-focused public sanctuary. Now, UCB is on the verge of permanently destroying the park. Fencing has gone up while soil is tested in anticipation of construction of a 16-story housing complex in 2022. Surveillance units have been installed to deter resistance. Unless large numbers of people unite to fight back, and soon, People's Park will become lost forever....
Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:29AM
imageSurvival Of SF Community College Threatened - Sign Petition Vote of No Confidence in Execs
A resolution is being circulated for a motion of no confidence of the executives of SF Community College which is threatened with complete destruction with mass layoffs and campus closures...
Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 6:14PM
textUC Places Initial Fencing Around People's Park, More to Come by Anonymous Park Defender
January 19th, the day before Biden's inauguration in DC, the University of California at Berkeley has placed the initial fencing on People's Park. "Work is coming", said Kyle Gibson, the director of communications for UCB Capital Strategies (quoted speaking to Berkeleyside)....
Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 8:41PM
imageMLK Sacramento Library Golden Anniversary - Farm to Fork Friday
by Khibaka, Michael Harris
Join us as we continue the journey celebrating the Golden Anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Liberary in the Meadowview Community of Sacramento, California....
Posted: Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:50AM
imageShanell Williams, Chair of Board Of SF City College Violate Brown Act
by Repost
The chair and San Fancisco Community College Board of Trustees Shanell Williams improperly violating the Brown Act and transparency for the students, faculty, staff and public....
Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:00PM
imageHEAT CCSF Collective Gives a "Report Card" That Flunks the CCSF Board of Trustees
San Francisco HEAT Higher Education Action Team and the CCSF Collective present their Report Card on the performance of the San Francisco City College Board of Trustees....
Posted: Thu Oct 22, 2020 10:47PM