THURSDAY, MARCH 4
Day of Action
Join thousands of teachers, parents, students, public sector workers, union members, and social justice activists to protest two years of devastating budget cuts to California’s public education system and other vital public services and to demand the creation of revenue measures to help solve the budget crisis.
5 p.m., free
San Francisco Civic Center
Polk at Larkin
10 a.m. Rally featuring speak outs, teach-ins, and direct action. Corner of Ocean and Phelan, SF
Rally attendees will later join the 5 p.m. rally at Civic Center.
12:15 p.m. Picket line march to Malcolm X Plaza, SFSU campus
12:30 p.m. Theater, spoken word, stenciling, and teach-In at Malcolm X Plaza, SFSU campus
3:30 p.m. Board Muni or shuttle to BART. Those at 19th St. Muni with a march T-shirt get a free pass
4:00 p.m. Gather at the steps of the Asian Art Museum, 200 Larkin, SF
5 p.m. Join the San Francisco Civic Center rally
Save Our Schools
March with parents, educators, and students from southeast area San Francisco public K-12 schools.
3 p.m. meet at 24th St. and Mission, SF
3:15 p.m. March to 16th St. and Mission to State Building at Van Ness and McAllister 4:30 p.m. Rally with United Educators of San Francisco (UESF) at the State Building, 455 Golden Gate 5 p.m. March to San Francisco Civic Center
Defend Public Services
Public transit supporters join educators to protest service cuts, with open mike and street theater.
1:30 p.m. Civic Center Plaza
March to Oakland
Join the picket lines with participants from UC Berkeley, Oakland Tech, Skyline High, Oakland Education Association, University Professional and Technical Employees, Coalition of University Employees, and the American Federation of Teachers and march to Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza. Attendees join the 5 p.m. rally at Civic Center.
Frank Ogawa Plaza
Broadway at 14th St., Oakl.
Berkeley Public K-12 Schools
4 p.m. Join the community to line Martin Luther King Way from University to Dwight, Berk.
CSU East Bay Walkout
Noon Campus walkout and open mic speak out to defend public funding for public education featuring a delivery of demands to California State University East Bay President Mohammad H. Qayoumi. California State University East Bay, Agora Stage, Off Harder Road, Hayward
Noon Walkout and rally, 25555 Hesperian, Hayward
3:30 p.m. Leave for Civic Center rally
11 a.m. walkout and rally
1 p.m.– 4 p.m. march to Frank Ogawa Plaza
Meet at 11 a.m.
11:30 a.m.– 4 p.m. march to Frank Ogawa Plaza Oakland Public Schools
9:15 a.m. district wide “California’s Budget is a Disaster!” drill
11:30 a.m.–4 p.m. march to Frank Ogawa Plaza
7 a.m. Campus picketing
Noon Rally and action at entrance to Sproul Plaza, Telegraph at Bancroft
1 p.m. March to Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza
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