Walkout Advocacy Letters

At our meeting last Thursday, almost 100 Cal Dems signed letters urging their representatives to protect higher education in California. You can view a copy of our letter here. We told Sacramento to look for new revenues--including tobacco and oil severance fees--before squeezing students, faculty, and the future of our state. Our message was clear: we would rather have affordable education than affordable cigarettes. This was a great first step, but it won't be our last. Education is...
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Good Days in California

Thursday was a great day in California. Love Honor Cherish submitted ballot language to repeal Prop 8, George Lakoff filed an initiative to end the 2/3rd rule, and 5,000 students rallied in Berkeley to defend the UC. Wednesday, too, was phenomenal. In the lead up to the walkout, a panel of professors, including Peter Glazer, Kevin Padian, Ananya Roy, Catherine Cole, and Robert Reich, discussed the importance of public education and why it must be preserved. Our Marketing Coordinator, Joshua A...
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