GREETINGS! Organizers, Activists, Advocates, & Friends!
HERE's the BuZZ on College Access For ALL!
NorCal Regional Student Organizing Meeting this past Sunday, April 4th, 2004 @ UC Berkeley**
Students organizers from UC Berkeley, UC Davis, San Francisco State University, San Francisco Community College, and members from other organizations came together to discuss what is happening on their campuses or in their region regarding the proposed budget cuts to Higher Education.
The outcomes of the meeting were:
- Campus Networking
- Signed onto University & Neighborhood Learning & Outreach Coalition's (UNLOC) List of Demands
- Coordinated Actions: tentative Statewide Campus Days of Action: April 26th, 29th, & May 5th.
- Next Regional Meeting/Conference call TBA.
- Log onto www.getupstandupnow.org & "Email Arnold Today" Send an email to Arnold, "Keep the Promise. Save College Access!"
- Sign the Supporters of Educational Equity & Diversity's (SEED) SAVE OUTREACH/EOP/EOPS petition
Only three more days till the petitions are due, log onto www.getupstandupnow.org and download the petition today!
**Upcoming Event(s): Mark your Calendars!**
April 9-16 March for Education! 70 mile march from San Pablo to the Capitol (see www.cesarcruz.com for more info.)
April 12-16 Schools Not Jails "Bay Area Local Radio Tour" Speak Out! about what's happening with our Education System!
April 14 "Keep the Promise. Save College Access!" Day (see www.accessforall-ca.org for more info.)
**What's NEW on www.getupstandupnow.org?**
"Dear Arnold" TV Ad Contest! Are you currently or were formerly a student in a California College Access (Outreach) program? Would you like to share your story on how College Access Programs have impacted your life and possibly get your story featured and aired? Plus a chance to receive a $1500 scholarship? Log onto www.getupstandupnow.org and submit your story today!
Employment Opportunity -- Become an API Union Organizer! The Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance and the AFL-CIO is conducting a Training especially for Asian American and Pacific Islander workers and potential organizers. April 23-25, Oakland CA – Housing and Food Provided. This training is the first step in the Organizing Institute's job training and placement program, which leads to full-time jobs in union organizing
Participants must be able to travel, relocate and work long and irregular hours. Women, people of color and bilingual students are strongly encouraged to apply.
For more information or an application, please contact Julia Stewart at 213-387-1974 ext. 13 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due April 14, 2004.
APALA is the first and only national organization of Asian American and Pacific Islander union members and labor activists. The Organizing Institute is the nation's leading training program for new organizers.
This is dorkus malorkus signing off. Till next time....
littlemisswierdo (1:06:44 AM): sorrie about that internet is weird
BEEreels (1:06:55 AM): it emulates its owner=)
littlemisswierdo (1:07:19 AM): maybe..
littlemisswierdo (1:07:22 AM): =0)
littlemisswierdo (1:10:10 AM): okay maybe sometimes
BEEreels (1:10:33 AM): haha no faking the funk=)
Yes I'm weird :biggrin:
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