In the interests of demonstrating a variety of ways to advocate, in advance of CD 479’s Advocacy Project Proposal, here’s an excerpt of a press release from Cal Students Strike Back. An Advocacy Action has been been planned for HSU on March 1.
On March 1, 2012, a National Day of Action has been called by students, teachers, workers, and parents from all levels of education—pre-K-12 through higher education. Many Occupy assemblies, labor unions, and community organizations are mobilizing on March 1st, 2012 across the country to defend public education and public services. CSU Students for
Quality Education (SQE) has officially endorsed March 1st and will be coordinating events on their campuses. CFA endorses the March 1st National Day of Action and encourages our members to join with students and campus allies to participate in peaceful mobilizations on CSU campuses.
Also, student government leaders from the Community Colleges, the University of California and the California State University will mobilize to Sacramento on March 5th to lobby for more funding for higher education; and Occupy Education also is planning a mass convergence in Sacramento to occupy the Capitol. CFA supports these and other efforts to bring greater awareness to the devastating impact the funding crisis has had on public education and calls for renewed efforts to fund quality education in California’s public education.
Check out the Media Kit (click on the zip file at the right the page after the jump to download) created by an HSU student.