Speak Out on the Ferguson Uprising at San José State University

Students at SJSU held a speak out on the recent uprisings in Ferguson, Missouri following the murder of Mike Brown by police officer Darren Wilson.

On September 18, students at San José State University in California held a speak out and report back on the recent uprisings in Ferguson, Missouri following the murder of Mike Brown by police officer Darren Wilson.

The demonstration began around noon at the base of The César E. Chávez Monument: Arch of Dignity, Equality and Justice designed by Judith F. Baca in the bustling quad outside the student union building.

Students spoke loud and clear about the murder of Mike Brown, the history of racist policing in Ferguson, institutional racism within San José State University, and the Israeli occupation of Palestine.

In addition to organizing demonstrations, students created and distributed a zine on the Fight for Ferguson at San José State University. Text from the zine is published below.

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Paula Gregoire: Save Paula’s Cottage

The circumstances faced by Paula and Isabella — homelessness and couch surfing — resonate with thousands of people struggling to pay rent and survive

On September 9, 2014, Paula Gregoire, her mother also named Paula, and her daughter Isabella, spoke before the Santa Cruz City Council against the city’s inhumane rental inspection program. The cruel and invasive ordinance was pushed through in August 2010 in a 5-1 vote by the gentrifying forces of the Santa Cruz City Council with pressure and backing from UC Santa Cruz.

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First Friday: Fruit Jams & Nut Butters @ Nut Kreations

Nut Kreations. 104 Lincoln St.
Nut Kreations. 104 Lincoln St.

Drop in to Nut Kreations, 104 Lincoln St., on Friday, September 5th from 5-7pm to taste absolutely amazing nut butters paired with gourmet jams by Copper Pan Jams.

Experience fine nuts and jams inside a beautiful store while supporting local food artisans.

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