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BAMN Statement for the November 15 UC-Berkeley Strike

BAMN Statement for the November 15 UC-Berkeley Strike

Remove Chancellor Birgeneau! FREE SPEECH for students: amnesty for protesters, charge the police who brutalized protesters Reverse the fee hikes, cuts, and layoffs to at least their 2009 levels Increase underrepresented minority student enrollment: Restore affirmative action and overturn Prop 209 Make UCB a sanctuary campus for undocumented immigrants; Implement a UC-wide Dream Act Equal [...]

November 15, 2011 Ronald Cruz Affirmative Action, Immigrants Rights, Labor Movement, Police Brutality, Public Education Comments Off on BAMN Statement for the November 15 UC-Berkeley Strike

Students announce lawsuit against UC-Berkeley and police for police brutality

Students announce lawsuit against UC-Berkeley and police for police brutality

PRESS CONFERENCE AT UC-BERKELEY Monday, November 14 at 2:30 pm Steps of Sproul Hall, University of California-Berkeley campus (Near campus entrance on Bancroft and Telegraph) Over a dozen UCB students and community protesters are holding a press conference on Monday Nov. 14 at 2:30 pm to announce their lawsuit against the University of California Berkeley [...]

November 14, 2011 Ronald Cruz Police Brutality, Public Education Comments Off on Students announce lawsuit against UC-Berkeley and police for police brutality

OCCUPY CAL: Students stand up to police brutality to defend public education

OCCUPY CAL: Students stand up to police brutality to defend public education

(Report from Occupy Cal above from Northern California BAMN Coordinator, Yvette Felarca.) BAMN was in the front lines and giving speeches throughout the day at Berkeley on November 9, 2011 during the Occupy Cal day of action. The demands of the protest were to reverse the fee hikes, cuts, and privatization in California’s public universities [...]

November 11, 2011 Ronald Cruz Police Brutality, Public Education Comments Off on OCCUPY CAL: Students stand up to police brutality to defend public education

Nov. 3 Day of Action in Berkeley: Overturn 209 and Restore Affirmative Action!

Nov. 3 Day of Action in Berkeley: Overturn 209 and Restore Affirmative Action!

MAKE DR. KING’S DREAM REAL AT UC-BERKELEY AND THROUGHOUT CALIFORNIA DAY OF ACTION: Overturn Prop 209 and Restore Affirmative Action! Thursday, November 3rd 10am – Forum: Affirmative Action 101 – First Congregational Church of Berkeley (2345 Channing Way, 1 block west of Telegraph) 12pm – RALLY at Sproul Plaza (UCB), March at 1pm 7pm – [...]

November 2, 2011 Ronald Cruz Affirmative Action, Public Education Comments Off on Nov. 3 Day of Action in Berkeley: Overturn 209 and Restore Affirmative Action!

Decisions Passed by the Occupy Oakland General Assembly

Decisions Passed by the Occupy Oakland General Assembly

As of October 31, 2011 The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets several times a week at 7PM at Oscar Grant Plaza (formerly Frank Ogawa Plaza) at 14th + Broadway. Everyone who attends may debate, vote on, and introduce proposals to this mass body. 1. Political parties and politicians Occupy Oakland does not endorse any political [...]

November 1, 2011 Ronald Cruz Climate Change, Immigrants Rights, Labor Movement, Police Brutality, Public Education Comments Off on Decisions Passed by the Occupy Oakland General Assembly

Stop Oakland School Closings!

Stop Oakland School Closings!

Public Education is a Right, Not a Privilege! Keep All Oakland Schools Open! We Won’t Go to the Back of the Bus! Say No to the New Jim Crow Keep Oakland Schools Public – No More Charters or Privatization! No “Charter Zones” in East and North Oakland! No class size increases, reduce overcrowded classes! einstate [...]

September 30, 2011 Ronald Cruz Public Education Comments Off on Stop Oakland School Closings!