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Sit-In at Oakland School Board Demands Immediate Vote to Keep Schools Open

Sit-In at Oakland School Board Demands Immediate Vote to Keep Schools Open

UPDATE 3/29 9:27AM: Ten protesters — two of them Oakland teachers, one an Oakland high school student, and two of them attorneys — were arrested by Oakland School Police at about midnight last night while sitting-in at the Oakland school district Board Room in the Paul Robeson Building (1025 – 2nd Ave.). Last night, the [...]

March 29, 2012 Ronald Cruz Occupy Movement, Public Education Comments Off on Sit-In at Oakland School Board Demands Immediate Vote to Keep Schools Open

Take Action to Keep Southwestern High School and ALL Detroit Public Schools Open!

Take Action to Keep Southwestern High School and ALL Detroit Public Schools Open!

FIGHT TO SAVE OUR SCHOOLS AND SAVE OUR NEIGHBORHOODS! Espanol Join BAMN and organize youth-led direct mass action: KEEP ALL DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS OPEN! Use State Surplus Funding to Restore DPS! Restore Dr. King’s Dream for America in Detroit! Equal, Quality Education for ALL Black, Latina/o, other minority and poor White Students! Unite the Black [...]

March 29, 2012 Liana Mulholland Featured, Occupy Movement, Public Education, Stop School Closings Comments Off on Take Action to Keep Southwestern High School and ALL Detroit Public Schools Open!

BAMN Demands Reversal of Stay-Away Orders Banning Occupy Cal Protesters from UC

BAMN Demands Reversal of Stay-Away Orders Banning Occupy Cal Protesters from UC

Media Release 3/23/2012: BAMN files brief challenging U.C. stay-away orders against Occupy protesters, set hearing for April 3 Defendants demand end to political witchhunt Brief available at http://bit.ly/GLP8zt Attorneys with the Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration, and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary (BAMN) filed a motion and supporting brief [...]

March 26, 2012 Ronald Cruz Occupy Movement, Police Brutality, Public Education Comments Off on BAMN Demands Reversal of Stay-Away Orders Banning Occupy Cal Protesters from UC

Keep All Oakland Public Schools Open! ASSERT OUR POWER at Mar. 28 School Board Meeting!

Keep All Oakland Public Schools Open! ASSERT OUR POWER at Mar. 28 School Board Meeting!

FIGHT TO KEEP ALL OAKLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS OPEN! The Oakland School Board is scheduled to vote THIS WEDNESDAY on leasing Santa Fe Elementary to the Emeryville School District, and turning Lazear Elementary over to the Charter School Operators!  We will NOT allow this to go through! Take Direct Action! There is Power in our NUMBERS [...]

March 26, 2012 Ronald Cruz Occupy Movement, Public Education Comments Off on Keep All Oakland Public Schools Open! ASSERT OUR POWER at Mar. 28 School Board Meeting!

Stop the Political Witchhunt Against Occupy Cal Protesters, the Berkeley 13!

Stop the Political Witchhunt Against Occupy Cal Protesters, the Berkeley 13!

Thanks to Occupy Oakland Media for initially hosting this article. FREE SPEECH IS ON TRIAL at the home of the Free Speech Movement, the University of California at Berkeley. On November 9, 2011, the burgeoning Occupy movement spread to the university  campuses, when thousands of UC-Berkeley students rallied to fight fee hikes and the privatization [...]

March 24, 2012 Ronald Cruz Affirmative Action, Immigrants Rights, Labor Movement, Occupy Movement, Police Brutality, Public Education, Social Justice Comments Off on Stop the Political Witchhunt Against Occupy Cal Protesters, the Berkeley 13!

Video: BAMN Leader Slams Political Witchhunt Against Her and Other Prominent Occupy Cal Protestors

Video: BAMN Leader Slams Political Witchhunt Against Her and Other Prominent Occupy Cal Protestors

On March 20, 2012 BAMN leader Yvette Felarca slammed the political witchhunt against her and other Occupy Cal protesters, after being arraigned and issued a stay-away order to be more than 100 yards away from UC-Berkeley campus and all UC property. (Video and transcript below.) YVETTE FELARCA: My name is Yvette Felarca, and I’m with [...]

March 21, 2012 BAMN Featured, Occupy Movement, Public Education Comments Off on Video: BAMN Leader Slams Political Witchhunt Against Her and Other Prominent Occupy Cal Protestors