Thursday, April 17, 2008

Rally in Sacramento on Monday!

Join Community College, CSU & UC Students from all over California:

March and Rally in Sacramento, Monday, April 21, 2008
regarding proposed budget cuts to higher education


Students who would like to join in the march and rally concerning the proposed budget cuts to colleges and universities for next year’s state budget are invited to respond to the following:

1) Sign up to ride the bus at the Student Affairs Office, in the SAC East. There are only 50 spaces available. You must sign up by Friday, April 18 at 12:00 noon. Sign up between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Thursday or 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon Friday.

2) All bus riders must sign a field trip release form. This will be provided at the time of sign-up.

3) Meet the bus on Monday, April 21 at 6:00 a.m. in parking lot K, next to the gym. We will return by about 5:00 p.m. Don’t be late, we want to arrive in Sacramento in time to join the march to the Capital.

4) *Bring your own sack lunch*. Water and snacks will be provided on the bus.

Other information:

*Car pools*, if we get more than 50 who would like to attend, we will encourage car pooling. A car pool list will be developed in that case.

*Missing class?* - Some instructors might be willing to give students an alternative assignment for that day – ask your instructor.

*Sponsors of this event are*: The Associated Students of Cabrillo College (Student Senate) Cabrillo College Federation of Teachers (CCFT), Cabrillo Classified Employees Union (CCEU), and the Student Affairs Office.

*Questions: Call Gabe at 477-3508 or Sesario at 475-6525


*How did this movement start? *The leadership of the Student Senate of the California Community Colleges (SSCCC), the California State Student Association (CSSA) and the University of California Student Association (UCSA) have come together in a historic coalition called Students for California’s Future (SCF). SCF has planned for major marches/rallies in Sacramento and Los Angeles on Monday, April 21 to demonstrate the concern over the major state budget cuts proposed (over $1 billion) for next year for colleges and universities.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Use Free Software to work on group projects!

On Google.com you can use their online spreadsheet, word processor and presentation software - FREE.

Log on to Google.com
Go to the top left-hand side links and click on "more"
Go down to "documents."
From there you can select which program you want to use.

Also you can share your document with others to be able to view and or edit the document. It's great for working with a group from class.

--Kate

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Domestic Violence Resources

Defensa de Mujeres: 426-7273
http://www.wcs-ddm.org/

Santa Cruz City Self Defense Class: 420-5250
http://www.ci.santa-cruz.ca.us/cm/cpvaw/cpvaw.html

Women's Crisis Defense Class: 477-4244

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center: 425-5422
http://diversitycenter.org/programs/santa-cruz-glbtiq-pride/

Walnut Avenue Women's Center:
426-3062
http://www.wawc.org/index.html

Commission For Prevention of Violence Against Women: 420-6298
http://www.ci.santa-cruz.ca.us/cm/cpvaw/cpvaw.html

SANTA CRUZ RESOURCES:
http://www.wcs-ddm.org/resources/links.asp

Women's Crisis Center (Monterey, CA):
http://www.mcwcc.net/

Monday, April 7, 2008

Will Walk For Money II

Shelly, an academic counselors at Fast Track and DSPS, will be walking to raise money for the Fast Track program and to raise awareness about proposed budget cuts.

She got blogging today, check it out:

http://willwalkformoney.wordpress.com/