imageHands Off UESF Teacher Margaret Reyes! Protest At SF Court Hearing
by Labor Video Project
SFUSD UESF teacher Margaret Reyes was being bullied by her principal and then after she turned 40 she was placed in the PAR program with a coach being her principal who was bullying her. She refused to go into PAR and was fired with illegal Skelly hearings. She challenged the improper hearings in SF Superior Court without the support of her union UESF....
Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:00AM
imageOpen letter on TMT to the UC Santa Cruz Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
by UCSC Signatories
We write to you today as colleagues at the University of California, Santa Cruz to express concern about recent events on the Mauna Kea summit with regards to the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT). We urge the astronomy community to recognize the broader historical context of this conflict, and to denounce the criminalization of the kia’i (protectors) on Mauna Kea. We urge the TMT collaboration and the government of Hawai’i to desist from further arresting or charging protector...
Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:44AM
documentUC Santa Cruz Lobby Corps Addresses Recall Effort
by Santa Cruz News
The UC Santa Cruz Lobby Corps has issued a letter opposing the recall effort being made by Santa Cruz United against Santa Cruz City Councilmembers Drew Glover and Chris Krohn. The letter states that, "students are at serious risk of losing some of our strongest advocates in local government" if the recall is successful. The letter accuses Santa Cruz United of spreading false information about the candidates, including, "falsely accusing Glover of perjury in federal court."...
Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:20PM
imageSF Board of Education Will Hear the “Life of Washington” Mural Tonight
by Paint Down Washington High's Racist Mural
Reflection & Action Committee, Native & Black community and Allies say Paint It Down and No Cover Ups!...
Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:54PM
imageAmah Mutsun Announce Removal of El Camino Real “Mission Bell” from UCSC Campus
On Friday June 21 at 9:30am, representatives of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band and the UC Santa Cruz administration will assemble on campus with interested community members to witness the removal of the El Camino Real bell marker....
Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:06PM
imageLogan High & The Battle For Public Education: New Haven Teachers Face Union Busting
by Labor Video Project
New Haven Teaches Association members are interviewed at Logan High School at Union City on their 13th day on strike in the district. They discuss their fight to defend public education and union busting by the trustees and management....
Posted: Fri Jun 7, 2019 4:32PM
image2019 Sacramento African Day Weekend
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Africa Day 2019, Haile Selassie I: Ethiopian emperor legacy celebrated in Sacramento, California as Dr. Robert Kennon taught us long ago... few remember and fewer ready to do the work our ancient ancestors required of us today......
Posted: Sat May 25, 2019 12:08AM
imageCapitol of the 5th largest economic power on earth, Celebrates 2019 Africa Day
by Rudo Kwaramba-Kayombo
2019 Africa Day in Sacramento, California the capitol city of the 5th largest economy in the world largely ignores expanding California ~ Pan African Global Trade and Investment, by design. Soon come a better way of listening and remembering the ancestors that began the conversation long ago... Who is ready to make 21st century moves that honor their legacy and vision?...
Posted: Fri May 24, 2019 9:37PM
imageThousands Of California Teachers Rally in Sacramento For Funding & To "Reform Charters"
by Labor Video Project
Thousands of teachers, parents and supporters of public education rallied in Sacramento on May 22, 2019. The CTA called for reforming the charters and more funding for public education. Teachers talked about their conditions and the effect of charters and privatization of education....
Posted: Thu May 23, 2019 10:16AM
imageA New Way Forward: 2019 California Juneteenth Celebration
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Today, let us consider an authentic California Juneteenth narrative for the next 170 years that no longer values a manifest destiny “white man only” enslavement and genocide conversation mandated by the original 1849 California State Constitution....
Posted: Tue May 21, 2019 8:13PM
imageThe Fight Against PAR, The Attack On Teachers & Worker Rights With Educator Brian Crowell
by Labor Video Project
Educator and former Berkeley Federaton of Teachers steward Brian Crowell talks about his experience with the Peer Assisted Program PAR and how he discovered it was being used to target senior teachers, African American teachers and Latino teachers. He also found out that his union president of the BFT Cathy Cambell was being paid by the district to discipline and terminate teachers....
Posted: Fri May 17, 2019 10:05PM
documentInsecure Food & Housing Among Sonoma State Students
by Sonoma State Student Collective
The purpose of our research was to understand and describe the quality of Sonoma State University's students overall well being. Specifically, we researched the students who have or currently deal with insecure food and housing....
Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 8:14PM
imageOn May Day 2019 OEA Pres Keith Brown On Stadium, Port, ILWU & Public Education
by Labor Video Project
Oakland Education Association president Keith Brown talked about the role of the proposed A's stadium on Howard Terminal in the Port of Oakland and the ILWU and the need for more funding for education....
Posted: Sun May 5, 2019 5:25PM
calendarBorder Patrol Off San Jose City Collge Campus
by Dump Trump San Jose
San Jose City College, Outside of the Main Gym 2100 Moorpark Ave, San Jose, California 95128...
Event Date: Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:30AM
Posted: Sun Apr 21, 2019 11:21AM
imageDay After Fed Judge Okays High Capacity Gun Magazines in CA, Teenagers Rally in San Jose
by Text: R.R. Photos: Chris Cassell
South Bay teenage activists demonstrated for legislation to stop senseless gun use in America. Supporters from Black Lives Matter and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense stood with them in solidarity at a "Rally for Change" on March 30. Photos by Chris Cassell, Pro-Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Tue Apr 2, 2019 5:42AM
textIslamophobia and Hate at UCSC in Light of the NZ Terrorist Attack by End Racism at UCSC
I am one of the students that was called a “terrorist” among other terrible things by a BSOE professor on countless occasions due to my appearance and Palestinian, Muslim heritage. Right at the top, I want to express my deepest gratitude to those who signed the petition demanding UCSC take action in this matter. Your support has given both the other complainant and I tremendous inner-strength. It has helped me claw back some of my humanity, and I genuinely cannot thank you enough....
Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:43PM
imageBanner Drop: UC Must Divest/End Study Abroad in "Israel" Now
by UCSC Students for Justice in Palestine
On Wednesday, March 7th, a group of people dropped a banner in Quarry Plaza that read "UC must divest/End Study Abroad in "Israel" Now." SJP supports the message these students were sending....
Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:19PM
calendarCalifornia Youth Climate Strike: Santa Cruz
by Youth Climate Strike
Meet in front of Mission Hill Middle School at 2:00 pm, then march to the Clock Tower. 3:00 pm: The Clock Tower Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:00PM
Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 1:44PM
imageDSA and Jacobin cover for union sellout of Oakland teachers strike
by Norisa Diaz (WSWS Repost)
Pseudo-leftists crow a victory for Oakland teachers....
Posted: Thu Mar 7, 2019 11:11PM
textOakland students oppose sellout of teachers strike, plan to continue fight by Genevieve Leigh and Kayla Costa (WSWS Repost)
To defend public education, Oakland students are organizing to fight back against the union sellout of the recent teacher strike....
Posted: Wed Mar 6, 2019 10:43PM