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An Update from UC Davis

Dear Comrades,

The sit-in protest demanding Chancellor Katehi’s resignation and the implementation of a democratic, equitable, and accountable decision-making process and university has now entered day 21. The Chancellor, tasked with serving UC Davis and its students, refuses to meet with the students who sacrificed their finals week and their Spring Break in the simple and reasonable interest of holding accountable our most senior administrator.

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Posted in Davis, Events, Protests, Rallies, and other Actions
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September UC Regents and UAW Eboard Meetings

UAW will be participating at the UC Regents meeting this month in Irvine. Anyone interested in speaking during Public Comment should call 510-987-9220 to register for any and all public comment sessions you can attend. Public Comment will be at 3pm on Tuesday, September 15, and 8:30am on Wednesday and Thursday,

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Posted in Current Campaigns, Meetings, Protests, Rallies, and other Actions, Statewide Meetings


Sign the Petition! Protect Free Speech Rights at the Univ. of California

At our recent Joint Council meeting, UAW 2865 endorsed the following Solidarity Statement. We urge you to sign the petition in support of free speech at the UC!

Click here to sign: http://www.change.org/petitions/president-of-the-university-of-california-table-the-jewish-student-campus-climate-report-and-recommendations

UAW 2865 Solidarity Statement

In response to the UC Office of the President’s recent reports on campus climate UAW 2865,

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Posted in Events, Protests, Rallies, and other Actions


Support the CLEAN Car Wash Campaign

Support the CLEAN Car Wash Campaign

UAW 2865 has endorsed and has been actively supporting the CLEAN Car Wash Campaign for nearly two years.

CLEAN stands for Community-Labor-Environmental Action Network. It is a diverse coalition of nonprofit organizations committed to improving the lives of working families in greater Los Angeles.

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Posted in Current Campaigns, Events, Protests, Rallies, and other Actions


UCSC unit: Organizing against campus development

Show the UCSC administration that we have our eyes on them in more places than one:

Cut class sizes, not redwoods!
Increase job security, not buildings!
Expand diversity, not environmental destruction!

More info: http://www.uaw2865.org/contact/santacruz/

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Solidarity with the Quebec Student Strike

The Quebec student strike against an increase in tuition fees and for free education is a crucial battle against the austerity agenda and for accessible, quality post-secondary education. This is the longest student strike in Quebec history. It remains strong in the face of the Charest government’s refusal to negotiate and university/CEGEP administration efforts to use injunctions and threats to force students back to school.

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Posted in Events, Protests, Rallies, and other Actions


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