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textStimulus Plan Negotiations Turn to Student Debt by Zach Conti
Student debt relief is now included in round the clock stimulus package negotiations on Capitol Hill....
Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:56AM
imagePetition: Accountability for the Incident Regarding a Black UCI Alumna at UC Irvine
by Black Student Union at UC-Irvine
UCI Black Student Union and United Students Against Sweatshops Demand for Accountability Regarding the Incident on February 20, 2020...
Posted: Fri Mar 6, 2020 1:11PM
imageExploring California Pan African Heritage in Elk Grove, California
by Michael Harris
2020 Black History Month, Early California Pan African Heritage...
Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:26PM
imageKwanzaa our "California Grown" Global Celebration, "Matunda ya Kwanza"
by 2019 Dr. Maulana Karenga Message
Imani (Faith) reminds us of the indispensable foundation of confident, righteous and rewarding belief, calling on us “to believe with all our heart in our people, our parents, our leaders, our teachers and the righteousness and victory of our struggle.” In remembrance of Khalid Al Mansour...
Posted: Tue Dec 24, 2019 10:26AM
image2020 California Urban Homestead Act
by K Rashid Nuri
Honorable William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. first began California Urban Agriculture at his Yerba Buena Garden, today a robust California public policy is needed for our 333 billion dollar, 1.5 million job "California Working Landscape" and Nationwide....
Posted: Wed Dec 18, 2019 10:32AM
imageColonel Charles Young Memorial Highway
by Edited from Dana Dierkes
November 1903 celebrated an amazing accomplishment at Sequoia National Park. November 2019 we prepare to recall and resurrect the reason for the original celebration by helping establish the Colonel Charles Young Memorial Highway for the world to see....
Posted: Sat Oct 26, 2019 9:32PM
imageBirthday Tribute to Honorable William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr.
by Edited from the Sacramento History Museum
Leidesdorff passed away on May 18, 1848 from what was then called brain fever at the age of 36 in San Francisco just after he received official reports of vast sums of gold on his American River land....
Posted: Wed Oct 23, 2019 4:00PM
textSanta Barbara Students to Rally Saturday Against Offshore Oil Drilling by Center for Biological Diversity
“RIP Platform Holly: A Wake to End Offshore Drilling” to Mark Decommissioning, Focus on ExxonMobil’s Proposals to Restart Platforms...
Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:06PM
imageEducation exchange a focus of Pan African Global Trade and Investment Week
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Sharing the legacy of Honorable William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. will help facilitate educational exchange between California's educational institutions (public colleges in the University of California, California State University and California Community Colleges) and private institutions studying and embarking on study trips to African and Caribbean educational institutions for cultural and economic reasons....
Posted: Thu Sep 5, 2019 9:33AM
imageCalifornia Ethiopian Sister State Relationship will strengthen African Union Headquarters
by Khubaka Michael Harris
Proud to stand in solidarity doing our part. The Ethiopian Embassy to the United States in Washington D.C. and the Ethiopian Consulate General in Los Angeles, which covers the western half of the United States, including California, as its consular district, have expressed interest in the creation of sister state relationships between the State of California and the Ethiopian regional states of Amhara, Oromia, Somali, the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region, and Tigray...
Posted: Wed Sep 4, 2019 8:59AM
textStudents for Trump is more dangerous than you think by Dahn Shaulis
Charlie Kirk, Chairman of Students for Trump has promised to use "aggressive" means to help Donald Trump win the 2020 election. Kirk’s organizations have already used shady tactics to win student body elections and possibly to violate IRS regulations covering charitable organizations and political action committees....
Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:06PM
imagePalestine Legal comments on California’s ethnic studies model curriculum
by Palestine Legal
Palestine Legal has submitted the following public comment on California’s 2020 Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum:...
Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:21AM
textThe United States of Distraction by Nolan Higdon and Mickey Huff
Reviewed by Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:30PM
textStates Tackle Student Debt and For-Profit Colleges Rise by Kate Zeller
Washington, DC - As Democratic presidential candidates debate student debt, States attempt to tackle what they see as a debt problem impacting their economies....
Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:13PM
textBallooning Student Debt Debated by Presidential Hopefuls by Kate Zeller
Republicans and Democrats Propose Student Loan Relief Solutions...
Posted: Fri Jul 5, 2019 7:46AM
imageHawai'i Board of Education Bans Herbicides on School Grounds in Response to Community Concerns
by Center for Food Safety
Honolulu, HI, June 28, 2019 — This week, the Hawai'i State Board of Education (BOE) released a memo announcing that it will be banning the use of herbicides on public school campuses effective immediately. The announcement is the result of a public meeting held on Monday between BOE officials, community members, and Dewayne "Lee" Johnson—the first plaintiff to win a cancer suit brought against Monsanto/Bayer....
Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:59PM
imageThe Second Annual Mining Resistors Gala Awards on Unceded Coast Salish Territories, May 1
by Mildred German
Mildred German of Media Coop and CFRO Radio in Vancouver interviewed several Mining Justice Alliance and the Students for Mining Justice from the University of British Columbia, who organized this year’s gala....
Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 10:20PM
imageWhat the Mueller Report Doesn’t Say
by Curt Wechsler
“When you read it, it’s pretty devastating,” said former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. The New Yorker columnist Susan Glasse wrote “The Mueller Report Won’t End Trump’s Presidency, But It Sure Makes Him Look Bad… After reading the report, it was hard to recall the world of utter vindication and Presidential victimization that Attorney General Barr had painted earlier in the day."...
Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:12PM
imageWorkWeek On Charters, Privatization, Labor & Education With Education Lawyer Kathy Carrol
by WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek radio interviews education lawyer and public education advocate Kathleen Carroll about the recent UTLA strike, the growth of charters and privatization of public education. Carroll talks about the funders of charters and privatization and the role of their foundations who are also funding non-profits run by the AFT and NEA that support "common core" and TURN which supports labor management collaboration....
Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:58PM
image“Public Education Is Not Your Plaything”: L.A. Teachers Strike Against Privatization & Underfunding
by Democracy Now
Los Angeles public school teachers are on strike for the first time in three decades. On Monday morning, tens of thousands of teachers braved pouring rain on the picket line for the strike’s first day. Some 20,000 people marched through downtown Los Angeles, demanding smaller class sizes, higher pay, the regulation of charter schools and more nurses, counselors and librarians. Over 31,000 members of United Teachers Los Angeles are striking....
Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:46PM