Monthly Archives: August 2013

Anti-Oppression Committee: Mission Statement

The purpose of the Anti-Oppression Committee is wide ranging. We hope to work together with members from across the UC, to challenge various forms of oppression, including racism, sexism, trans- and homophobia, classism, ableism, ageism, and others.

Some of the goals and strategies of this committee include: identifying and challenging discrimination in our workplaces;

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“It’s not like you’re going to be in this situation for your life.”

Bargaining Update #4, August 8th and 9th at UC Irvine

Read on for an update from the fourth bargaining session with UC management

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Bargaining Update #3

As the Bargaining Team goes into their fourth session of negotiations at UCI today, read the update from their July 23-24 session below.

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Opposition Rises to New UC President – Santa Barbara Independent

Santa Barbara Independent

Opposition Rises to New UC President
Santa Barbara Independent
UCSB graduate student and UAW 2865 member Earl Perez-Foust said it is “completely inappropriate to appoint someone with a police background because of past police violence on UC campuses.” Referring to November 2011 protests at UC Davis and UC 

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UAW 2865 Statement of Solidarity with the California Prison Strike

On Monday, July 8, approximately 30,000 prisoners across California began refusing meals to protest inhumane prison conditions and the use of indefinite solitary confinement. The hunger strike, now entering its 24th day, is the largest in state history. UAW 2865 wishes to make public its strong support, respect, and admiration for those currently risking their health and lives in fighting for their humanity against state oppression.

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