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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

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

BAMN Facilitates Class at UCB

BAMN Facilitates Class at UCB

Fighting to Learn, Learning to Fight: Building the Movement for Public Education and Equality Do you want to build the movement to defend public education and fight racism, and you’re serious about winning? Do you want to increase underrepresented minority enrollment, restore affirmative action and overturn prop. 209 and pass CA DREAM Act 131 and [...]

August 30, 2011 admin Affirmative Action, Climate Change, Immigrants Rights, Labor Movement, LGBT, Public Education Comments Off on BAMN Facilitates Class at UCB

No Early Endorsement of Obama at NEA!

No Early Endorsement of Obama at NEA!

The following is the statement distributed by the Equal Opportunity Now/BAMN caucus of the National Education Association opposing the union’s early endorsement of President Obama for the 2012 Presidential elections. The proposal was put forward by NEA President Dennis Van Roekel despite the fact that at last year’s convention he said, ““Today our members face [...]

July 3, 2011 Donna Stern Labor Movement, Public Education Comments Off on No Early Endorsement of Obama at NEA!

EON/BAMN Candidate Statements for NEA Officer Elections

EON/BAMN Candidate Statements for NEA Officer Elections

Public Education Must Be a Right – Our Children Are Not for Sale! Save Dr. King’s Vision for America! Build the New Student-Led Civil Rights Movement Organize Independent, Integrated, United Teacher/Student/ Community Action to End the Legislative Attacks Stop Relying on the Democrats to Save Us Tax the Billionaires, Banks and Corporations to Create Funding [...]

July 1, 2011 admin Labor Movement, Public Education Comments Off on EON/BAMN Candidate Statements for NEA Officer Elections

BAMN Runs for Leadership of the National Education Association

BAMN Runs for Leadership of the National Education Association

I am Mark Airgood I am running for NEA President on the EON/BAMN slate because I believe that we can defeat the attacks on public education, our students, and our union. To win, the NEA must act boldly our own historic principles. I am a leader committed to doing that. The central issue of this [...]

June 30, 2011 admin Labor Movement, Public Education Comments Off on BAMN Runs for Leadership of the National Education Association