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Open Letter from BAMN Union Organizer re Kaiser Contract Vote

Open Letter from BAMN Union Organizer re Kaiser Contract Vote

THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE IN AMERICA IS IN OUR HANDS! MAKE A STAND FOR QUALITY UNION JOBS FOR OURSELVES, OUR CHILDREN AND OUR COMMUNITIES! WE CAN WIN MORE – LET’S SET OUR SIGHTS HIGHER! SEND THE BARGAINING TEAM BACK TO THE TABLE – VOTE NO ON THE TENTATIVE AGREEMENT! ATTENTION ALL SEIU-UHW, UNAC and other [...]

May 30, 2012 BAMN Featured, Labor Movement, Social Justice Comments Off on Open Letter from BAMN Union Organizer re Kaiser Contract Vote

MARCH for Justice for Alan Blueford: A Badge Is Not a License to Kill!

MARCH for Justice for Alan Blueford: A Badge Is Not a License to Kill!

Justice for Alan Blueford! A Badge Is Not a License to Kill! Jail the Killer Cop! Demand an Independent, Community-Led Public Investigation of the Shooting! Build the New Mass, Integrated, Independent, Youth-Led Civil Rights Movement! MARCH FOR JUSTICE Saturday, March 12, 2012 Gather 3:00PM at the site of the shooting (92nd Ave. + Birch in [...]

May 12, 2012 Ronald Cruz Police Brutality Comments Off on MARCH for Justice for Alan Blueford: A Badge Is Not a License to Kill!

Video: Youth Leaders Speak Out on the Fight to Double Minority Enrollment at UC’s

Video: Youth Leaders Speak Out on the Fight to Double Minority Enrollment at UC’s

The occupation of the UC Berkeley Office of Undergraduate Admissions Office on May 11th, 2012 was a huge success! Latina/o, black and Arab students are gaining confidence in their right to be on the elite public campuses of California, on their right to gain access to the doors of opportunity that these institutions offer,  and [...]

May 12, 2012 BAMN Affirmative Action, Dream Act, Immigrants Rights, Public Education Comments Off on Video: Youth Leaders Speak Out on the Fight to Double Minority Enrollment at UC’s

Victory! Maybury Elementary School & Its Bilingual Ed Program Saved!

Victory! Maybury Elementary School & Its Bilingual Ed Program Saved!

The power of the April 25th student walkouts from Southwestern and Western High Schools have FORCED DPS Emergency Manager Roy Roberts to back off on the closing of Maybury, an elementary school in Southwest Detroit that has a unique and essential bilingual educational program. Despite Roberts’ past assertions that the DPS school closings were “non-negotiable,” [...]

May 11, 2012 BAMN Featured, Public Education, Stop School Closings Comments Off on Victory! Maybury Elementary School & Its Bilingual Ed Program Saved!

CITY WIDE WALKOUT TO STOP ALL DPS SCHOOL CLOSINGS: MAY 16TH 10:55AM!!!

CITY WIDE WALKOUT TO STOP ALL DPS SCHOOL CLOSINGS: MAY 16TH 10:55AM!!!

On April 25, at 10:55am, the brave students of Southwestern High School, ignoring the opposition and threats from their principle, teachers and parents, burst through the doors of the school, walked out and marched through southwest Detroit to neighboring Western High School to keep their school open. They were joined by almost 200 students from [...]

May 11, 2012 BAMN Featured, Public Education, Stop School Closings Comments Off on CITY WIDE WALKOUT TO STOP ALL DPS SCHOOL CLOSINGS: MAY 16TH 10:55AM!!!

Edson Cosmas gets refugee status…. VICTORY FOR A MOVEMENT!

Edson Cosmas gets refugee status…. VICTORY FOR A MOVEMENT!

You all took action to prevent Edy’s deportation; thousands signed petitions, wrote letters & articles, blogged, demonstrated and spread the word.   His case became famous – a cause for people fighting to reverse the racism, homophobia and hypocrisy of an immigration system that has been prepared to deport so many to pain and death. Edy was talked [...]

April 18, 2012 BAMN Featured, Immigrants Rights, LGBT Comments Off on Edson Cosmas gets refugee status…. VICTORY FOR A MOVEMENT!