March 4th Event Schedule

From the SF Chronicle:

A Day of Action to Defend Public Education


11 a.m.-1 p.m.: State Capitol rally on the north steps. The purpose is to feature lessons on California’s public education system, focusing on history, political science and economics. Speakers include Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico, D-Fremont, and UC Berkeley Professor George Lakoff.

— Two-minute testimonials from faculty, alumni and public college students will follow.

San Francisco

Daylong: San Francisco public schools will host teach-ins, marches, rallies and letter writing starting at 7 a.m. Many will host rallies and marches, including El Dorado Elementary from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; George Washington High from 11:20 a.m. to noon; Feinstein Elementary at 1 p.m.; and Miraloma Elementary at 2:15 p.m.

7 a.m.: San Francisco State University campus action.

3 p.m.: March from 24th and Mission streets to Civic Center.

4 p.m.: March to State Building on McAllister Street.

5 p.m.: “Rally for Our Future” at Civic Center, with speakers and performances.


Daylong: Oakland public schools will offer activities highlighting the impact of school funding cuts. Activities include leafleting and picketing before class.

11 a.m.: Laney College rally, followed by march (via Fruitvale BART) to Oakland City Hall.

Noon-4 p.m.: Rally at Frank Ogawa Plaza (in front of Oakland City Hall, 14th and Broadway).

4 p.m.: Oakland school officials hold press conference at 1515 Clay St.

UC Berkeley

7 a.m.-noon: Pickets on campus.

Noon-1 p.m.: UC Berkeley rally at Bancroft and Telegraph, followed by a march to Oakland City Hall.

Cal State East Bay, Hayward

Noon: Rally, walkout and open mike/speak out at Agora Stage at noon; delivery of student demands to campus president.

California Maritime Academy, Vallejo

Noon: Street Theatre/Mock Die-In at Maritime’s main quad.

San Jose State

11 a.m.: March from San Jose City Hall to San Jose State Tower Lawn.

Noon: Keep the Doors Open rally at San Jose State Tower Lawn

Sonoma State

11:30 a.m.: Student walkout

Noon-1:30 p.m.: Rally near Stevenson Quad

The article also states that All 23 CSU campuses will be holding events

Read the full article here


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