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Sep
19
Wed
San Diego – Coffee Hour with Academic Researchers United @ School of Medicine (Grass area in front of Club Med and MTF)
Sep 19 @ 4:00 pm

Join us for a coffee hour co-hosted with Academic Researchers United, a group of Project Scientists, Specialists, Researchers and others who are in the process for forming a union at UC! Come have coffee and cookies and socialize, and feel free to bring along your colleagues, especially fellow Postdocs or Academic Researchers.

Sincerely,

Sergio Ita, Unit Chair
Elisabeth Ghabache Head Steward
Anatoly Shabalin, Head Steward
Adam Wier, Head Steward

Berkeley & LBL — Happy Hour @ The Daily Pint
Sep 19 @ 5:30 pm

Join us for our September Postdoc Happy Hour! Stop by to have a drink and some finger food, socialize, and meet new Postdocs from UC Berkeley and LBL.

Davis Postdoc Union Social – Farmers Market @ Farmers Market (Central Park by the stone picnic tables at the north side of the park)
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm

Did you spend your day in a cold lab or alone in front of the computer? Come and hang out with your fellow Postdocs at this weeks Farmers Market. Colleagues and family are also welcome to join.

Sincerely,

Emma Skoog, Unit Chair
Myra Dela Pena-Ponce, Recording Secretary
David Ramirez, Head Steward
Amy Ryan, Head Steward

Sep
21
Fri
Riverside – Postdoc Happy Hour @ Getaway Cafe
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for a Postdoc Happy Hour. We’ll provide the food, you buy the drinks!

Click here to RSVP.

Sincerely,

Honghong Wu, Unit Chair
Alex Blacutt, Recording Secretary

Sep
22
Sat
San Diego – BBQ with Academic Researchers United @ Kellogg Park
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

We are hosting another Beachside BBQ  and would like you to join us. We always have a great crowd, grill food, play volleyball, share food and conversation with fellow Postdocs, family and friends. Here are the details:

Researcher BBQ (RSVP Here)
When: Saturday, September 22nd from 12pm – 3pm
Where: Kellogg Park (8277 Camino Del Oro, La Jolla, CA 92037)

We will be joined by Academic Researchers (Project Scientists, Specialists and Researchers, many of whom used to be Postdocs) who are forming their own union, and it will be a great opportunity to create a stronger researcher community and network with each other.

There will also be sangria ($3/$4 suggested donation) and raffle tickets ($3 each or 2 for $5) to raise funds for our union’s Voluntary Community Action Program (V-CAP) to support pro-science, pro-labor candidates who will push back against the current administration’s attacks on science and international workers.

Please let us know if you are coming and if you are bringing any guests, so we know how much food we need, and feel free to bring a side dish to share with 5-10 people!

Sincerely,

Sergio Ita, Unit Chair
Elisabeth Ghabache Head Steward
Anatoly Shabalin, Head Steward
Adam Wier, Head Steward

Sep
29
Sat
Los Angeles – Science Funding 5K Run/Walk @ Clover Park (picnic tables close to the parking lot off of Ocean Park Blvd, at the North end of the park)
Sep 29 @ 8:30 am

To raise money for our union’s Voluntary Community Action Program (VCAP), which helps us support pro-science/pro-labor political candidates and policies, we are hosting a Postdoc Union 5K Run/Walk!

This will be a really fun event for Postdocs and our families, friends and colleagues, and an excellent chance to get some exercise while socializing with fellow Postdocs! There will be a Pancake Breakfast on the beach immediately after the race, and everyone is invited to join!

Cost: $10 Pre-registration, $15 same day registration, $3 kids run

Please RSVP by clicking this link.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Sincerely,

Elizabeth Zuniga-Sanchez, Unit Chair
Victor Réville, Head Steward
Mohamed Soliman, Head Steward

Davis – Arboretum Run
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am

Sincerely,

Emma Skoog, Unit Chair
Myra Dela Pena-Ponce, Recording Secretary
David Ramirez, Head Steward
Amy Ryan, Head Steward