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videoDay One of Oakland Teachers' Strike: School Picket Lines & Message from Keith Brown (video/mp4 1.4MB) by OEA
Teachers and allies were out by 6:30am on Day One, picketing in front of schools across Oakland. At at Manzanita Community School, teachers chanted: "Get up, get down, Oakland is a union town! Hey, hey, ho, ho, where did all the money go?"...
Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:02AM
videoDay One of Oakland Teachers' Strike: Rally at City Hall (video/mp4 4.8MB) by APTP
Keith Brown, OEA president: "When we strike, we win!...
Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:19PM
audioOakland Teachers on Strike: Stakeholder Voices on the Struggle (audio/mpeg 137.3MB) by Upfront, KPFA
Today, we bring you a full two hours on the Oakland teachers strike....
Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:52PM
imageOakland, California teachers walk out as unions sabotage West Virginia strike
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by Jerry White (WSWS Repost)
Oakland's teachers walkout began as unions sabotaged the two-day strike by 33,000 teachers and school employees in West Virginia. The unions are not working class organizations, but instruments of the ruling class. Oakland teachers must draw the sharpest lessons from these experiences if their struggle is not to be isolated and betrayed....
Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:50AM
calendarKQED East Bay Community Conversation II: Higher Ed. & Attainability by KQED
Mills College 5000 MacArthur Blvd Oakland, CA 94613...
Event Date: Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:30PM
Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:37AM
calendarJoin us at the Oakland teacher's picket line!
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by APTP
Priority Schools (map here): Ralph J Bunche High School (West Oakland - 1240 18th Street) Prescott Elementary (West Oakland - 920 Campbell Street) McClymonds High School (Off San Pablo and 27th - 2608 Myrtle Street) Hoover Elementary (Off San Pablo & 33rd St - 890 Brockhurst Street) Piedmont Elementary (Piedmont - 4314 Piedmont Avenue) Downtown Admin Building (Downtown - 1000 Broadway) Lakeview Admin Building (Lake Merritt - 746 Grand Ave) Bella Vista (Lake Merritt - 1025 East 28th ...
Event Date: Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:30AM
Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:57PM
calendarSkateboards not Bulldozers by Random
1950 Parkside Drive, Concord City Council meeting...
Event Date: Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:35AM
calendarOakland Is Strike Ready!
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by East Bay DSA
East Bay Community Space 507 55th St, Oakland, CA, 94609...
Event Date: Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:00PM
calendarSlide Ranch Farm-to-Table Experience - February 16 by Slide Ranch
Slide Ranch 2025 Shoreline Highway Muir Beach, CA 94965...
Event Date: Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:00PM
Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:30AM
calendarFunding Public Education : the walking tour by David Giesen
American Youth Hostel 312 Mason St. San Francisco (meet in the lobby)...
Event Date: Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:41PM
calendarRally to Call on Oakland City Council to Support Oakland Teachers by dsa
Oscar Grant Plaza (Frank H. Ogawa Plaza) in front of Oakland City Hall 1 Frank H Ogawa Plz, Oakland, CA, 94612...
Event Date: Tue Feb 5, 2019 4:30PM
Posted: Mon Feb 4, 2019 3:04PM
imageWorkWeek On Charters, Privatization, Labor & Education With Education Lawyer Kathy Carrol
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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
calendarSan Francisco Summer Resource Fair
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by Emily Davis
County Fair Building, 1199 9th Avenue...
Event Date: Sat Feb 9, 2019 11:00AM
Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:10PM
calendarStop OUSD from voting to close "Roots" Middle School!
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by Mike Hutchinson
La Escuelita, 1050 2nd Ave., Oakland...
Event Date: Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:36AM
imageStop OUSD from voting to close "Roots" Middle School!
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by Mike Hutchinson
The Oakland School Board has just scheduled a special meeting (less than 72 hours notice) for 6pm on Monday with only one item on the agenda, a final vote in the closure of ROOTS Middle School. The school board can not be allowed to displace our students and families from their neighborhood school. We are asking everyone to help, even if you don’t live in Oakland....
Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:26AM
calendarThe Fight for Quality Education
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by Speak Out Now
South Berkeley Senior Center 2939 Ellis St, Berkeley...
Event Date: Sat Feb 9, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 8:25PM
videoSights and Sounds from Oakland's 5th Annual Reclaim King's Radical Legacy Events (video/mp4 122.2MB) by Dave Id
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Oakland on January 21, 2019, the Anti Police-Terror Project hosted a powerful and moving day of civil rights speakers, marches, children's activities, drums, music, song, and dance. In tribute to families who have lost loved ones to police violence, guns were melted and cast into into stars, displayed in a pattern recreating the constellations visible in the night sky when Oscar Grant was murdered ten years ago. These video clips capture some of the sights a...
Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:16PM
imageReclaiming MLK Day — Who Has The Power?
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by Amir Saadiq
Changing the world around us...
Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 5:09PM
imageAlameda school board still reeling from allegations of power play
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by Rasheed Shabazz
The Alameda school board is still reeling from allegations of a racially motivated power play. Some believe the issue was racist, while others think the issue is about charter schools and the renewal of the Superintendent's contract. Others say so-called progressives just want power, regardless if their actions are or appear racially motivated....
Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:47PM
image1849 Negro Bar, California is poised to come alive for the 170th Year Anniversary
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by Khubaka, Michael harris
First San Francisco Treasurer and US Vice Consul, Honorable William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. owned and operated a vast cattle and wheat along today's American River Parkway where the early Gold mining town of Negro Bar, California was established in 1849. Senators Feinstein, Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Governor Newsom and California State Legislature will join leaders in the financial district of San Francisco, SF Presidio and faith based leaders to tell the story of the pivotal year, 1849....
Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:24AM