March 4 events in California

March 1, 2010

REGIONAL EVENTS

Los Angeles Regional Rally
-- 3 pm: Rally @ Pershing Square (5th and Hill) in downtown LA
-- 4 pm: March from Pershing Square to the Governor's office
-- 5 pm: Rally @ Governor's office (300 Spring St.)

East Bay/Oakland Regional Rally
-- 12 pm-4 pm: Rally @ Frank Ogawa Plaza (in front of Oakland City Hall, 14th and Broadway)
-- March to the Ogawa Plaza rally from:
---- UC Berkeley: 12 pm: Rally @ Bancroft & Telegraph, followed by march
---- Laney College: 11 am: Rally, followed by march
---- Fruitvale BART: Assemble: @ 11 am, March @ 11:30 am
-- Travel to San Francisco Regional Rally (See regional listing below)

San Francisco Regional Rally
-- 1:30 pm: Rally @ San Francisco Civic Center
-- 5 pm: Rally @ San Francisco Civic Center
--San Francisco preK-12 educators & families:
---- 3 pm: SF preK-12 educators & families and City College of San Francisco-Mission campus march from 24th Street and Mission to Civic Center
---- 3:30 pm: SF preK-12 educators & families from northeast area schools meet at Van Ness and Broadway, followed by March to the State Building at Van Ness and McAllister
---- 4 pm: Rally with UESF at the State Building (505 Van Ness), followed by March to Civic Center
--San Francisco Latino Students & Community
---- 3 pm: SF Latino Student & Community Rally @ 24th Street and Mission, then March to 16th Street for Rally, followed by March from 16th Street and Mission to Civic Center

UC San Diego students protesting budget cuts and backward priorities
Sacramento/State Capitol Rally
-- 11 am-1 pm: Rally @ State Capitol (north steps of Capitol)

San Diego Regional Rally
-- 3 pm: Rally @ Balboa Park, followed by march to governor's office
-- 4 pm: Rally @ Governor's office (downtown)

San Fernando Valley Regional Rally
-- 3:45 pm: Gathering @ CSU Northridge Sierra Quad
-- 4:15 pm: March
-- 5 pm: Hands around CSUN
-- 5:30 pm: Rally @ CSU Northridge Sierra Quad

Stockton Regional March
-- 4:30 pm-6:00 pm: Funeral Procession North on Pershing Avenue, from Harding Way to San Joaquin Delta Community College campus


LOCAL EVENTS

UC Berkeley


-- 7 am-12 pm: Pickets, all entrances of campus, California Hall
-- 12 pm-1 pm: Rally/Action @ entrance to Sproul Plaza (Telegraph and Bancroft)
-- 1 pm-3 pm: March from UC Berkeley to Oakland's Ogawa Plaza
-- Students, faculty, workers and campus community will travel to San Francisco regional rally (see regional listing above)

UCLA
-- 6:30 am: Student/Worker Pickets
-- 11:30 am: Walk out
-- 12 pm-1 pm: Rally @ Bruin Plaza
-- 1 pm-3 pm: DJ, musical acts, hip-hop artists, student-led teach-ins, etc @ Bruin Plaza and Campuswide
-- 3 pm-4 pm: Teach-in with various faculty members @ Bruin Plaza
-- 4:30 pm-5:30 pm: Rally @ Bruin Plaza
(UCLA invites high schools and community colleges in the Westside area to join)

UC San Diego
-- 11:30 am: Walk-out and rally @ Gilman Parking Structure
-- 12:30 pm: March from Gilman to the Silent Tree outside Giesel Library and Rally
-- Students, faculty, workers and campus community will travel to San Diego Regional Rally (See regional listing above)

UC Santa Cruz
-- 6 am: Picket at the entrances to campus
-- 9 am: Rally @ main entrance to the campus (Bay and High)
-- 12 pm: Rally @ main entrance to the campus (Bay and High)
-- 5 pm: General Assembly @ main entrance to campus (Bay and High)

UC Riverside
-- 1 pm: Gathering @ UCR Bell Tower
-- 2:30 pm: March from UCR to downtown
-- 3:30 pm: Rally @ University Avenue and Market Street (Downtown Riverside)

UC Irvine
-- 12 pm: Rally @ Flagpole Area, next to the Aldrich Administration Building
-- 5 pm: Discussion Panel, Location TBA
-- 4 pm-6 pm: Community Rally @ Fairview Avenue in front of Costa Mesa High School and Orange Coast College (Wear BLUE to show your support for quality education)

UC Santa Barbara
-- 11 am-2 pm: Rally @ Storke Plaza, UCSB campus
-- 4 pm: Rally and March in downtown Santa Barbara (meeting at della Guerra Plaza)

UC Davis
-- 11:30 am: Rally @ MU Patio (music performances, testimonio space and much more)
-- 3 pm: March (starts from MU Patio)

CSU Bakersfield
-- 11:30 am-1 pm: @ the Student Union Patio (rain: Stockdale Room in Runner Café)

CSU Channel Islands
-- Students, faculty, workers and campus community will travel to the San Fernando Valley to participate in San Fernando Valley Regional Rally @ CSU Northridge (See regional listing above)

CSU Chico
-- 8 am: Sendoff for students, faculty, workers and campus community traveling to State Capital Rally (See regional listing above)

CSU Dominguez Hills
-- Students, faculty, workers and campus community will travel to Wilson High School Long Beach and Los Angeles Regional Rally (See Long Beach details below or regional listing above)
-- 11 am-1 pm: Students hold a fair on CSUDH East Walkway (Games to learn about public education costs, access and quality)

CSU East Bay
-- 12 pm: Rally/Open Mic/Speakout @ Agora Stage
-- Students, faculty, workers and campus community will travel to San Francisco Regional Rally (See regional listing above)

Fresno State
-- 10:30 am: March from NW corner of Blackstone and Shaw, go down Shaw to Fresno State
-- 12 pm-1 pm: Rally @ Peace Garden

CSU Fullerton
-- 12 pm: Rally @ Humanities building, followed by March
-- Students, faculty, workers and campus community will travel to Los Angeles Regional Rally (See regional listing above)

Humboldt State
-- 3 pm-5 pm: Rally @ Humboldt County Courthouse-Eureka with CSU and K-12 faculty and students

Cal State Los Angeles
-- 9:30 am: Rally @ the USU area (Free Speech area)
-- 2 pm: March to Los Angeles Regional Rally (See regional listing above)

CSU Long Beach
-- 12 pm-1 pm: Rally @ South Campus, Upper Quad,
-- 1 pm-2 pm: Parade
-- 4 pm: Rally with K-12 and Community College @ Wilson High School Gymnasium (4400 E. 10th St.). Music by Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, The Nightwatchman)

California Maritime Academy
-- Students, faculty, workers and campus community will travel to San Francisco Regional Rally and Sacramento/State Capitol Rally (See regional listing above)
-- 12 pm: Street Theatre/Mock "Die-In" @ Maritime's main quad

CSU Monterey Bay
-- 11 am-1 pm: Rally/March
-- Followed by car pools to Community Rally
-- 4 pm: Community Rally @ Colton Hall (570 Pacific St. between Madison and Jefferson)

CSU Northridge/San Fernando Valley Regional Rally
-- 3:45 pm: Gather @ CSU Northridge Sierra Quad
-- 4:15 pm: March
-- 5 pm: Hands around CSUN
-- 5:30 pm: Rally @ CSU Northridge Sierra Quad

Cal Poly Pomona
-- 1:30 pm- 2:30 pm: Sendoff Rally as CFA members, students and campus community board buses for Los Angeles Regional Rally (See regional listing above)

Sacramento State/Sacramento/State Capitol Rally
-- 11 am-1 pm: Rally @ State Capitol (North Steps of Capitol)

CSU San Bernardino
-- 11:30 am March: @ Marquee entrance (northwest corner of University Parkway and Northpark Boulevard)
-- 12 pm: Rally @ Pfau Library

San Diego State/San Diego Regional Rally
-- 11:30 am-12:00 pm: Collect video testimonials from students and campus community next to Aztec Center (large "scoreboard" showing the loss of students, teachers and classes at SDSU due to budget cuts)
-- 12:00 pm: Rally by Aztec Center
-- Students, faculty, workers and campus community will travel to San Diego Regional Rally (See regional listing above)

San Francisco State
-- 7 am: Pickets around campus building
-- 10 am-12:15 pm: Picket line @ 19th Avenue.
-- 12:15 pm-12:30 pm: Picket line march to Malcolm X Plaza
-- 12:30pm-1:30 pm: Political Theater & Spoken Word performed by SFSU talent addressing the budget cuts
-- 1:30 pm-2 pm: DIY Protest signs and T-shirt stenciling (bring a t-shirt, if you can)
-- 2 pm-3:30 pm: Teach-ins scheduled all over campus and the Malcolm X Plaza
-- 3:30 pm-4 pm: Board MUNI or shuttle to BART (anyone boarding at 19th Street Muni with a March 4 t-shirt or protest sign will receive a pass for boarding)
-- 4 pm: Meet @ Civic Center (steps of the Asian Art Museum) to travel to San Francisco Rally (See regional listing above)

San Jose State
-- 11 am: Gather at San Jose City Hall
-- 11:45 am: March to San Jose State Tower Lawn (7th Street Plaza entrance)
-- 12 pm: Rally @ San Jose State Tower Lawn

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
-- 3:30-5 pm: Rally @ Office of state Senator Abel Maldonado (1356 Marsh St., San Luis Obispo)

CSU San Marcos
-- 10:30 am-11:30 am: Teach-in on state budget @ Academic Hall (ACD) 102 (simulcast to other classrooms)
-- 12 pm-1 pm: Rally @ Kellogg Library

Sonoma State
-- 11:30 am: Student Walk Out
-- 12:00 pm-1:30 pm: Rally near Stevenson Quad

CSU Stanislaus
-- 11:30 am-1pm: Rally @ campus Quad

City College of San Francisco--Main Campus
-- 12 pm: Rally and events all day on campus

City College of San Francisco--Mission Campus
-- 2 pm: Rally @ 22nd and Bartlett
-- 2:30 pm: March to 24th and Mission and meet SF preK-12 educators & families
-- 3 pm: March with SF preK-12 educators & families to Civic Center from 24th and Mission
-- Students, faculty, workers and campus community will travel to San Francisco Regional Rally (See regional listing above)

Long Beach City College
-- 12 pm-2 pm: Rally in front of the T building on Carson Street

San Diego City College
-- 11:30 am: Walk-Out
-- 1:30 pm: Teach-Out/Rally in front of "B" building
-- 2:45 pm: March to Balboa Park to participate in the San Diego Regional Rally (See regional listing above)

Merced Community College
-- All day workers & students wearing black
-- Mock Graveyard on front campus lawn, tombstones representing classes/jobs lost due to state budged cuts
-- 12 pm: Rally @ campus quad

San Joaquin Delta Community College
-- 6 pm: Candlelight Vigil at San Joaquin Delta Community College

Diablo Valley College
-- 12 pm: Walk-Out
-- Students, faculty, workers and campus community will travel to East Bay/Oakland Regional Rally (See regional listing above)

De Anza CC
-- 12 pm: Walk-Out
-- Students, faculty, workers and campus community will travel to San Francisco Regional Rally (See regional listing above)

Skyline College
-- 10 am: Walk-Out

Cañada College
-- 10 am: Walk-Out

Peninsula College
-- 10 am: Walk-Out

Santa Monica College
-- 11 am: Rally/Teach-in @ campus quad
-- Students will travel to Los Angeles Regional Rally (See regional listing above)

Oakland Unified District (OEA)
-- 7:30 am: Informational picketing in defense of public education and against cuts
-- 9:15 am: District-wide mock "Disaster Drill" (as in "California's budget is a disaster!")
(San Francisco, San Lorenzo, Dublin and other districts are holding mock drills.)

Berkeley Elementary and Middle School
-- Morning: @ all elementary and middle schools in Berkeley, teachers and parents will be leafleting about the state budget crisis and the need for progressive taxation to restore the promise of our state
-- 3:30 pm: Teachers, students, families, classified staff and administrators will be lining Martin Luther King Jr. Way from University Avenue to Bancroft Avenue (starting at 2134 MLK Jr. Way) to raise awareness in our community of the crisis in California. Signs and leaflets will be provided. All are welcome.

Long Beach: Wilson High School
-- 4 pm: Rally @ Wilson High School Gymnasium (4400 E. 10th St.). Music by Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, The Nightwatchman)

Ocean High School
-- Regular class will be suspended for the day (students will go off campus to collect signatures and distribute literature calling attention to the drastic cutbacks imposed on the state's public education system)
-- 8:45 am: Freshman class Human "SOS" (Save Our Schools) on the beach @ the Pacifica Pier
-- 9:30 am: Teach-in & Workshops on the crisis

Original list compiled by Steve Seltzer; modified by Jonathan Nunez

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