City College faculty, students, and student groups organized a protest at San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center on June 22. Protesters expressed their anger regarding the recent decision to forgo the lease for the college’s Fort Mason campus, the removal of ESL and OLAD programs, and the disinvestment in its Black students.
City College’s administration plans to eliminate more classes from its course catalog, even after the “Midnight Masscare.” English as a Second Language and Older Adults Learning courses are being decimated one by one. The Higher Education Action Team (HEAT) held a caravan protest to combat the grim decisions made by the administration.
Providing a spot of light from the gloom of ongoing financial woes caused by continuing budget cuts at the Civic Center campus, its student council organized International Students Day, a fundraiser held at the Civic Center campus on April 20.
In the face of up to $900 million in budget cuts, students, faculty and alumni joined together April 17 at Hands Across California, to raise awareness of the community college system’s dyer financial situation.