Author Archives: Juan Garcia

New website and webhost!

We’ve moved to a new domain and host. It’s: http://ca.defendpubliceducation.org We’ll stop updating this WordPress and start updating our new site.  

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Video presentation of 2-month strike @ Univ. of Puerto Rico by Gamelyn Oduardo

Good news! Below is a website link to University of Puertor Rico Student Striker, Gamelyn Oduardo, presentation on the 2-month strike. He gave this talk at the “Defend Public Educadtion Conference” at San Francisco State Univeristy on October 30, 2010. http://www.blip.tv/file/4320376Continue reading

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On November 9th 2010, the CSU Board of Trustees is voting to increase Student “fees” by 15%

On November 9th 2010, the CSU Board of Trustees is voting to increase Student “fees” by 15% We CAN NOT sit on our hands and let ourselves be abused over and over.  The first time we get hit its shame … Continue reading

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Next Continuations Committee meeting Nov 6th at UC Berkeley 12pm-2pm Wheeler 220

Great job on all those that came to conference and were patient with the whole process. More then 200 folks came on Saturday (more then the April 24th Conference) and Sunday had less but still we got what we wanted to done. Now … Continue reading

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Call for UC’s to Attend the October 30-31 Mobilizing Conference Against Privatization

Call for UC’s to Attend the October 30-31 Mobilizing Conference Against Privatization The beginning of this school year, the UC Administration revealed: –          Discussions of further fee hikes (up to 20% in November) –          Operation Excellence at UC Berkeley, a … Continue reading

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Updated Statewide Mobilizing Conference Flyer

October 30-31st StateWide Mobilizing Conference Against the Privatization of Public Education and Public Services @ SF State Regardless of who is elected after the November 2nd elections, on November 3rd, we still face a long-term systematic attack on public education and public workers. October … Continue reading

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Walkout: An Open Letter to UC Berkeley Students

Walkout: An Open Letter to UC Berkeley Students Posted on September 28, 2010 Over the last school year, we’ve seen tuition increase by 32% and massive cuts to every sector of our campus from academic departments, to maintenance staffing. This is … Continue reading

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Map of planned events for October 7

A Statewide and National call has been made for mass protests, including rallies, walkouts, strikes, & sit-ins, against the attacks on public education and public services on October 7, 2010. Below we list the planned (so far) events for October … Continue reading

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October 7 @ UCB

What’s going on Oct. 7th? Last year, thousands of Cal students stood up against budget cuts and fee increases. This year, we rise up against the proposed layoffs of 200 faculty, staff, and workers and other essential services. We stand … Continue reading

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October 7th Day of Action and October 30-31st Mobilizing Conference In Defense of Public Education and Public Services

Call October 7th Day of Action and October 30-31st Mobilizing Conference In Defense of Public Education and Public Services The historic actions, protests and strikes of last Fall and Spring showed our state and the nation that students, teachers, staff, … Continue reading

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