UC Budget Protests

Mission High students spearhead rally

Three hundred students and teachers marched out of Mission High School early today, leading the charge to a rally at 24th and Mission Streets. They were joined by other schools along the way, ending in a 600-strong chanting throng. The group was later joined by other protestors and marched down Mission Street and on to Civic Center for a rally with students and public education supporters from across the city.

Mission students, teachers march for public education

Students, parents and teachers flooded Mission Street this afternoon, protesting budget cuts to California’s public education system. The crowd of at least two thousand people stretched three blocks as it swept through the neighborhood on its way to Civic Center where protesters from across the city converged for a rally.

In Sacramento, protesters lobby for lawmakers’ attention

As California lawmakers debated budget fixes on the Senate floor, hundreds of students, teachers and parents from California school systems—K-12 through the University of California—gathered on the Capitol’s north steps to protest cuts to public education.

UC Berkeley march to Frank Ogawa Plaza

Eight-hundred protesters assembled near Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue in support of the March 4th Day of Action. The march, which commenced at noon, went from Sather Gate in Berkeley to Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland for a rally.