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document Court Document & Video: Berkeley Students Sue BUSD for Racially Targeted Interrogations students_v_busd_complaint.pdf_140_.jpg by community
On Wednesday, November 16, 2016 immigrant students and their families in Berkeley, California filed a lawsuit against the Berkeley Unified School District for racially targeting them with intrusive and intimidating interrogations during the school administration's witch hunt against their teacher Yvette Felarca, whose anti-fascist activism on her own time was deemed a "personnel matter", subject to disciplinary action. Read the students' lawsuit, and watch the video of the press conference...
Posted: Wed Nov 30, 2016 5:11AM
calendar Post-Election Student Press Conference & Rally by SJSU Students (SAHE)
In front of the MLK Jr. Library on 150 E San Fernando St, San Jose, CA 95112...
Event Date: Tue Nov 22, 2016 4:30PM
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 9:10PM
image Santa Cruz Residents Begin Organizing for a General Strike on Inauguration Day 480_inauguration_day_general_strike_santa_cruz_january_20_2017.jpg by Santa Cruz General Strike Organizing Committe
Community members in Santa Cruz have called for a general strike on January 20, 2017, Inauguration Day, and have begun organizing events leading up to the date. On November 21, there will be a general strike planning meeting held at UC Santa Cruz, and on November 22 there will be a march to the Santa Cruz City Council to demand council members commit to a real sanctuary city status for the Santa Cruz. Organizers of the general strike are asking community members not to work or attend school o...
Posted: Sat Nov 19, 2016 5:36PM
calendar March Against Trump Oppose Xenophobia and Racism in Santa Cruz 480_march_against_trump_santa_cruz_sanctuary_city_1.jpg by Santa Cruz General Strike Organizing Committe
Mission Plaza, 103 Emmett St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Tue Nov 22, 2016 5:30PM
Posted: Sat Nov 19, 2016 5:05PM
image Hundreds of Oakland High Schoolers Walk Out of Class to Protest Trump 480_oaklandstudents_nov14-2016a_dsc_5980-620x365_1.jpg by Tulio Ospina, Oakland Post
Nearly a thousand Oakland high school students walked out of class Monday morning in further protest of Donald Trump’s election and the ideologies on which he ran his campaign platform....
Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 6:42PM
image Identity Evropa Nazi Fascists Snuck into San Francisco, Stayed for 15 Minutes, Then Fled 480_identitynazi-sf-secretprotest.jpg by Dave Id
Despite the ballyhoo about their anti-immigrant protest in San Francisco, Identity Evropa white supremacists didn't even have the courage to announce where their protest would be held ahead of time....
Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:48PM
image Everything You Need To Know About the Nazi Anti-Immigrant Rally in San Francisco Monday 480_ddpdpu0w1_5t2f9tmdxiztancfxy9rkow5hnluum0r8_1.jpg by antifa
Identity Evropa a white nationalist group, is holding a rally in San Francisco tomorrow, most likely at City Hall. They haven't said the exact location yet, but will announce on a live stream at 3pm where they will be. Get ready!...
Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2016 10:44PM
calendar Rally and Protest at Driscoll's Berry Store and Distribution Center 480_boycott_driscolls_continues_1_1.jpg by Boycott Driscoll's San Quintín Sindja
1750 San Juan Rd, Aromas, CA 95004-9027...
Event Date: Sat Oct 15, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:25PM
image Familias Unidas por la Justicia Announce Next Steps after Historic Win 480_community_to_community_development_1.jpg by via Food First
Sacramento, CA – Today, 9/22, Edgar Franks, organizer with Community to Community Development (C2C), the support organization for Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ) reported on historic next steps following the culimination of FUJ’s organizing campaign. The farmworkers at Sakuma Bros. Berry Farm voted in a historic secret ballot election to have Familias Unidas por la Justicia represent them in negotiations for a union contract – the vote represents years of organizing and signals a new er...
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:26PM
image We Clarify and Reiterate the Driscoll’s Boycott is in Full Force 480_boycott-driscolls-san-quintin-help-us_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
We will continue our resistance, boycotting Driscoll's for a better life and a better future for farmworkers' families in San Quintín....
Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 12:30PM
image Aclaramos de Manera Reiterada Que el Boicot a Driscoll’s Sigue Con Más Fuerza 480_boycott-driscolls-san-quintin-help-us_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
Seguiremos en resistencia del boicot a Driscoll's por una mejor vida y un mejor futuro para las familias jornaleros en San Quintín....
Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 12:22PM
image FWP Applauds Resolution to Four-Year Labor Dispute Between Farmworkers and Supplier to Driscoll's Berries sakuma.jpg by via Fair World Project
Portland, OR, September 13, 2016 – Fair World Project, a project of the Organic Consumers Association, the nation’s largest network of green and ethical consumers, is proud to announce the results of an election on September 12 that confirmed the independent union Familias Unidas por la Justicia (Familias Unidas) as the formal representatives of farm workers at Sakuma Brothers Farm (Sakuma) in Washington State, supplier to Driscoll’s, the largest berry distributor in the world. Fair World Pro...
Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2016 2:26PM
image WA Farmworkers to Vote on Union / Mexico Farmworkers Continue Driscoll's Boycott 480_familias_unidas_por_la_justicia_1.jpg by via Food Chain Workers Alliance
Congratulations to Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ)! FUJ is an independent farmworkers union and one of our newest members! After a three-year struggle, on September 4, 2016, FUJ reached an agreement with Sakuma Brothers Farm in Washington state to conduct a secret ballot election so the workers on the farm can vote whether they want FUJ to be their union. Sakuma Brothers is a supplier to Driscoll's Berries....
Posted: Thu Sep 8, 2016 5:55PM
image UCSF to re-hire dozens of fired Immigrant Workers After Public Outcry 480_ucsf_afscme3299_1.jpg by via AFSCME 3299
Oakland, August 30, 2016: Late yesterday, UCSF Medical Center and AFSCME Local 3299 reached an agreement for UCSF to hire 24 former Contract custodians at UCSF Medical Center. The workers, primarily Chinese immigrants who had been employed by former UCSF Contractor IMPEC Group for as long as four years, had been fired in 2015 after UCSF demanded that IMPEC cut their wages by almost 50% and the workers spoke up for better working conditions....
Posted: Tue Aug 30, 2016 5:20PM
image Boycott Driscoll’s Protest at Watsonville Strawberry Festival 480_watsonville-strawberry-festival_24_8-6-16_1.jpg by Bradley Allen
A banner declaring “No More Blood Berries” hung from the most iconic buildings in downtown Watsonville, which hover over the Strawberry Festival and stand as subtle reminders of the apple industry in the Pájaro Valley....
Posted: Tue Aug 9, 2016 5:06PM
image Watsonville Strawberry Festival and Driscoll's Protest Day #2 Aug.7, 2016 480_111_1.jpg by AutumnSun
Driscoll's Boycott Continued Today (Sunday) at the Strawberry Festival in downtown Watsonville, California...
Posted: Mon Aug 8, 2016 12:45AM
image Driscoll's Boycott continues in Capitola Ca. 7-31-2016! 480_037_1.jpg by AutumnSun
This boycott of Driscoll's Berries continues and we are targeting many stores in the Santa Cruz area! We will keep it up untill Driscoll's and Sakuma Berries growers sit down with the workers!...
Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2016 5:19PM
image Beach Flats Mural Celebration at The Beach Flats Community Center/Park 480_075_1.jpg by AutumnSun
Beach Flats Mural Celebration at The Beach Flats Community Center/Park To repaint the mural that the city painted over a while back. 133 Leibrandt Ave. Santa Cruz Ca. Just down the street from the Boardwak and between the Boardwalk and the Beach Flats Community Garden....
Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2016 1:52AM
image Environmental racism in the “leftmost city” 480_nopal_1.jpg by Santa Cruz Ecological Justice
Santa Cruz is a majority white town, characterized by an extreme shortage of affordable housing and rentals. In recent years there has been increasing encroachment by wealthy out-of-towners seeking second homes near the beach. Within the city’s neighborhoods, one stands out demographically. Beach Flats, bordering the Boardwalk’s enormous parking lots, is populated mainly by immigrants from Mexico and Central America....
Posted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:21AM
image US Deportations Protested, Beller's Caliber Charter In Richmond & NAFTA Mex Privatization 480_mexican_military_bomb_teachers_1.jpg by KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek Radio
KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek radio looks at San Francisco labor protesting the deportations and Supreme Court decision attacking immigrant rights. Also it looks at the vulture hedge fund capitalist Ron Beller's Caliber school sale by the West Contra Costa County School district for $60,000. WorkWeek also hears about a protest by San Francisco teachers of the massacre of teachers in Mexico and talks with Al Rojas about the visit of Mexican unionists to the US...
Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2016 1:18PM