This post was updated June 28 at 10:58 p.m. to reflect information about Paul Koretz’s June 22 vote in favor of cutting the LAPD budget and his vote in favor of increasing non-police emergency responders.
The University of California’s largest labor union organized a statewide protest Wednesday against UC-wide layoffs related to the coronavirus pandemic.
“UC, UC, you’re no good, treat your workers like you should,” chanted dozens of unionized employees outside the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on Wednesday.
“Show me what democracy looks like,” called protesters in Westwood on Saturday afternoon. “This is what democracy looks like,” hundreds chanted back.
The protesters gathered near the Wilshire Federal Building on Saturday to protest against police brutality and racial discrimination.
In a protest organized by the Black Graduate Student Association and Afrikan Student Union, demonstrators filled Dickson Plaza and marched in front of UCPD headquarters to convey grievances against police brutality and racial injustice in the first organized march on UCLA’s campus since the death of George Floyd.
This post was updated June 6 at 5:28 p.m. to reflect new statements from UCLA media relations.
Student leaders of two black student groups at UCLA co-hosted a demonstration in protest of police brutality on campus Thursday.
Hundreds of students, UCLA staff and Westwood community members gathered at Royce Hall, where student leaders spoke about their demands, then marched across campus to the UCPD’s UCLA headquarters.
This post was updated June 4 at 2:25 a.m.
Editor’s note: This article refers to protesters by their first names because of safety concerns following online harassment on Twitter.
“No justice, no peace,” chanted hundreds of protesters in Westwood Monday afternoon.
The protesters gathered despite social media announcements that the protest had been canceled. They chanted “Black lives matter,” and “Don’t shoot,” on sidewalks near the Wilshire Federal Building in Westwood.
Members of two student-run committees that receive over $2.5 million in student fees only control about half of their budgets. Student leaders have criticized the decisions that placed the other half in the control of university administrators.
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