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What Can We Do? Fight this Together! What Can We Do? Fight this Together!

How Californians Are Standing Up for Education How Californians Are Standing Up for Education

UNIVERSITY-LEVEL UNIVERSITY-LEVEL
MARCH 4th STUDENT STRIKE: March 4 is a statewide day of action MARCH 4th STUDENT STRIKE: March 4 is a statewide day of action
to defend public education. to defend public education.
Join the Strike Committee to organize for March 4. Contact Join the Strike Committee to organize for March 4. Contact
teachthebudget@gmail.com teachthebudget@gmail.com
Spread the word: Ask your TAs and professors in other classes to Spread the word: Ask your TAs and professors in other classes to
teach this curriculum. You can find it at teachthebudget.org teach this curriculum. You can find it at teachthebudget.org

STATE-LEVEL STATE-LEVEL
TURNING BACK PROP 13: Activists are currently gathering TURNING BACK PROP 13: Activists are currently gathering
signatures to put the “The California Democracy Act” on the ballot in signatures to put the “The California Democracy Act” on the ballot in
California. It would require a simple majority to pass taxes in the California. It would require a simple majority to pass taxes in the
state legislature, rather than the 2/3 currently necessary. This would state legislature, rather than the 2/3 currently necessary. This would
make it easier for the state legislature to restore funding to public make it easier for the state legislature to restore funding to public
education. Contact: http://www.californiademocracyact.com education. Contact: http://www.californiademocracyact.com

GAS AND OIL TAX: This proposed CA state legislation, AB 656, GAS AND OIL TAX: This proposed CA state legislation, AB 656,
would put a tax on oil and gas drilling that would go into a fund for would put a tax on oil and gas drilling that would go into a fund for
education. education.

Attend the UC Lobby Day on March 1st: SUA (Student Union Attend the UC Lobby Day on March 1st: SUA (Student Union
Association) is organizing buses for students to ride to Sacramento Association) is organizing buses for students to ride to Sacramento
to tell their legislators to protect public education in California. to tell their legislators to protect public education in California.

Make your voice heard! UC students, faculty, and workers are Make your voice heard! UC students, faculty, and workers are
organizing across campuses and joining with K-12 schools, organizing across campuses and joining with K-12 schools,
Community Colleges, and Cal State Universities to fight the Community Colleges, and Cal State Universities to fight the
privatization of public education. privatization of public education.
• Contact your elected officials • Contact your elected officials
• Write letters to local newspapers • Write letters to local newspapers
• Tell your parents and everyone you know! • Tell your parents and everyone you know!
• Become a student activist! • Become a student activist!
This Teach-In was brought to you by the (Graduate) Student This Teach-In was brought to you by the (Graduate) Student
Organizing Committee (teachthebudget@gmail.com) Organizing Committee (teachthebudget@gmail.com)