Monthly Archives: July 2011

Minutes from the Executive Board 7/22/11

Minutes taken by Kyle Arnone

Present: Cheryl Deutsch, President; Sara Smith, Northern NP; Elliott Smith, Southern VP; Charlie Eaton, Financial Sec.; Mandy Cohen, Recording Secretary; Nick Kardahji, Trustee; Brenda Medina-Hernandez, Trustee; Kyle Arnone, Trustee (Absent: Blanca Misse, Trustee)

Also present: Ken Lang (IR)

Meeting called to Order,

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Posted in Events, Meetings, Statewide Meetings

Resolution in Support of Pelican Bay Hunger Strike

WHEREAS, a hunger strike was started by inmates at Pelican Bay State Prison on July 1, 2011 to protest the conditions in the Security Housing Unit. According to a statement written by the inmates they have declared a hunger strike, “in order to draw attention to, and to peacefully protest,

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Posted in Events, Protests, Rallies, and other Actions

Minutes from the Joint Council, 7/23/2011, UCLA

Taken by Mandy Cohen (Recording Secretary, Executive Board), Nick Kardahji (Trustee, Executive Board), and Kyle Arnone (Trustee, Executive Board)

Attendance: See table below.

Start: 1:00 pm

I. New officer initiation

II. Report from the Executive Board: new approach to eboard after election.

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Posted in Events, Meetings, Statewide Meetings

UAW 2865 Statement to the Regents and UCOP about 9.6% fee hike, 7/24/2011

UAW 2865 members will deliver this message to the UC Regents at their meeting on Thursday, July 14th, 2011, the day the Regents are scheduled to discuss a new 9.6% fee hike for UC students.

To the Regents of the University of CA and UCOP:

We are members of UAW 2865,

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Posted in Current Campaigns