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text CFPB Fines Predatory Student Lending Practices; Religious Organizations Pray for Relief - by Sophia Har
Synagogues and churches held prayer services for students as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined Discover Bank $18.5 million for illegal student lending practices. The bank must repay students $16 million, pay a $2.5 million civil penalty and reform its lending practices. The Bureau accused Discover of overstating the minimum amount due in billing statements, misrepresenting students' total interest payments and engaging in illegal debt collection practices. The penalty is the firs...
Posted: Mon Jul 27, 2015 9:28AM
audio Latter Teens Advisory and WTUL News & Views present “Unmask Your Hometown Heroes!” with (audio/mpeg 7.7MB) - by WTUL News and Views
8 minutes Latter Teens Advisory and WTUL News & Views present “Unmask Your Hometown Heroes!” Audio from July 1st – featuring Community Records. Community Records is not a traditional form of a record label, but more as a collective. Band members Kara and John of the band Woozy played some of their work at Latter Library and talked with the teens about their inspirations and visions for their community.
Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2015 10:34AM
image Petition: Institute a one mile buffer zone between schools and spraying pesticides 120_pesticides_farms_schools_california.jpg original image ( 640x360) - by via change.org
Institute a 1 mile buffer zone between schools and spraying pesticides and at least a week's notice to schools before spraying begins. Sign petition: https://www.change.org/p/institute-a-1-mile-buffer-zone-between-schools-and-spraying-pesicides-and-at-least-a-week-s-notice-to-schools-before-spraying-begins
Posted: Sat Jul 18, 2015 6:19PM
calendar East Bay Youth Media Awards - Celebrating Youth Voice In Media - by
Preservation Park - Nile Hall 1233 Preservation Park Way Oakland, CA 94612 510-874-7580 http://preservationpark.com
Event Date:Wed Sep 23, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2015 9:16AM
image 2015 October California Maafa Awareness Month ~ Sesquicentennial Celebration of Freedom 120_transatlantic-slave-trade-of-africans-660x330.jpg original image ( 660x330) - by Dr. Marimba Ani
The term “Maafa” begins to bring into focus the timeline from 1535 – 1865; from the first documented human cargo of enslaved human beings in California the ratificication of the 13th Amendement to the U.S. Constitution. Since 1865, the journey towards a greater measure of freedom remains an ongoing challenge with many difficult obstacles and exciting new opportunities.
Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2015 8:50AM
text NEA Opposes California's Phillips 66 Oil-train Project Over Risks to Students - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— Out of concern for the safety and wellbeing of students and teachers, the National Education Association today opposed the proposed Phillips 66 oil-train offloading facility in San Luis Obispo County. If approved the project would bring millions of gallons of hazardous crude oil nearly every day through highly populated areas near hundreds of schools.
Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2015 3:23PM
audio “Unmask Your Hometown Heroes!” with herbalist, Christiane, from Rosalie Apothecary (audio/mpeg 10.5MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Latter Teens Advisory and WTUL News & Views present “Unmask Your Hometown Heroes!” with herbalist, Christiane, from Rosalie Apothecary
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2015 5:56AM
calendar Occupy the Farm BIG ACTION! 120_love_the_land__take_a_stand__flyer_smaller.jpg original image ( 887x1148) - by susan p.
Corner of Monroe & San Pablo, Albany
Event Date:Thu Jul 16, 2015 4:00PM
Posted: Thu Jul 9, 2015 7:40PM
audio Oaxaca teachers visit Bay Area and disscuss reform on Settingthestandard (audio/x-wav 249.0MB) - by paz
Oaxaca teachers visit Bay Area and discuss reform in Mexico on Settingthestandard, and are in the Bay area doing a speaking tour.
Posted: Fri Jul 3, 2015 4:31PM
calendar Cine del Pueblo Presenta a Cantinflas en "El Profe" 120_2015.07.11_cantinflaspostercolor.jpg original image ( 792x1224) - by Coalición ANSWER
2969 Calle Mission, entre las calles 25 y 26 MUNI #14, #49, 24th St. BART
Event Date:Sat Jul 11, 2015 2:00PM
Posted: Wed Jul 1, 2015 9:27AM
image The Che Cafe Must Stay! 120_24mar15che.jpg original image ( 480x360) - by IndyRadio
Across the country, students meeting spaces on campus are being replaced by commercial shopping malls and fast food courts. Student controlled venues are being driven out to remove the competition with this encroaching exploitation. At UCSD, the Student Union is one of the largest - with 30,000 "customers" daily. Here, students defend the legacy of the University as they Occupy the Che Cafe'
Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2015 7:47PM
calendar Cantinflas film: "El Profe" 2015.07.11_cantinflas.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Frank Lara
2969 Mission St., nr. corner 26th St. (#14, #49 Muni; 24 St. BART)
Event Date:Sat Jul 11, 2015 2:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 6:04PM
text Highway Six Sentencing Hearing ACLU Letter of Support - by Steve Pleich
Justice Will Be Served By Moderated Sentence
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 4:24PM
text Statement Read by Lori Nixon at the Highway Six Sentencing Hearing - by via Lori Nixon
Today, five of the six UCSC students charged with blocking Highway 17 in Santa Cruz to protest tuition increases at the University of California, and the connection to police brutality, were each sentenced to 30 days in jail by Judge Denine Guy. In May, all six students pleaded no contest to two misdemeanor counts each after requesting an indicated sentence from Judge Guy when prosecutors informed them they would not negotiate a plea deal. Three of the five students read statements before the...
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 4:21PM
image Racial inequality persists in Berkeley schools graduation rates 120_17712385414_acb30d4273_z_1.jpg original image ( 640x427) - by Rasheed Shabazz
School officials boast that Berkeley High graduation rates have gone up, yet racial inequality still exists and persists. Black graduation rates have increased over the past five years at Berkeley High, but the number of total students is declining. Also, fewer students are graduating from Berkeley Technology Academy, a continuation school in South Berkeley attended primarily by students of color.
Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2015 7:53PM
text Who Is Destroying Berkeley's People's Park? - by People's Park Is Not Over
People once associated with the People's Park community are tapping out, as UC Berkeley makes further incursions into the space. Former Park allies are ending their support for People's Park, and some are even raiding what they can as they make their exit. The People's Park website is under control of people who have no intention of updating the Park's internet presence, and the People's Park funds have been absconded with. People's Park is being dismantled by individuals who have given up th...
Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2015 6:17PM
image Take Back Santa Cruz Members Coordinate Internet Attack Against UCSC Students 120_johnnyfonttakebacksantacruz_1.jpg original image ( 625x224) - by TBSC Watchdog
Members of the organization Take Back Santa Cruz (TBSC) coordinated an internet attack against the UCSC student activists who are facing an upcoming court hearing to sentence them for blocking a local highway to protest tuition increases. The TBSC members left taunts as a group on the students' facebook event page into the early morning on June 25th. Many locals were angered when traffic became congested after the students blocked the highway during the protest on March 3 and TBSC members rab...
Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 3:38AM
calendar Stand with the UCSC HWY 6. Fill the Court Room: Restitution Hearing 120_free_the_hwy_6_ucsc.jpg original image ( 960x720) - by
Santa Cruz County Courthouse 701 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
Event Date:Tue Jun 30, 2015 1:30PM
Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2015 9:30PM
calendar Stand with the UCSC HWY 6. Fill the Court Room: Sentencing Hearing 120_free_the_hwy_6_ucsc.jpg original image ( 960x720) - by
Santa Cruz County Courthouse 701 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
Event Date:Mon Jun 29, 2015 10:00AM
Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2015 9:28PM
image UCSC Highway Six Back in Court June 29 & 30 120_ucsc-highway-6-may-14-2015-8.jpg original image ( 1000x668) - by Alex Darocy
The six UCSC students charged in association with the March 3 blockade of Highway 17, where it meets Highway 1 in Santa Cruz, will be back in court on June 29 and June 30. On June 29 at 10:00am, there will be a hearing in Santa Cruz County Superior Court to finalize their sentence, and on June 30 at 1:30pm there will be a restitution hearing.
Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2015 6:30PM

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