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Sep
26
Wed
Davis Membership Meeting – Local resources and recommendations for Postdocs @ Physics Building, Room 432
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

What do you wish you had known when you started as a Postdoc at Davis?

At this month’s Membership Meeting, we’ll be discussing local resources that are available to Postdocs, including strategies to help new Postdocs get settled in Davis and Postdoc recommendations ranging from doctors and child care services to restaurants and hiking trails. Please join your fellow Postdocs to learn more about how to make the most of your time in Davis and share your own recommendations.
Lunch will be provided!

Sincerely,

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

Sep
29
Sat
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

Oct
13
Sat
Davis – Canvass for John Garamendi
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am

Congressmember Garamendi has been a long-time Postdoc ally and supporter of science funding. Meet in Davis to canvass in Woodland and Winters

Are you in? Do you want to carpool? RSVP here

Oct
16
Tue
Davis – Canvass for Proposition 10 @ Campus
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm

Proposition 10 supports affordable housing in California. Meet up at 12pm. When you RSVP, we’ll email you back to coordinate where to meet. A brief training will be provided at the start.

Are you in? RSVP here

Oct
17
Wed
Davis – Canvass for Proposition 10 @ Campus
Oct 17 @ 12:00 pm

Proposition 10 supports affordable housing in California. Meet up at 12pm. When you RSVP, we’ll email you back to coordinate where to meet. A brief training will be provided at the start.

Are you in? RSVP here

Sincerely,

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

Oct
20
Sat
Canvassing in Nevada
Oct 20 – Oct 21 all-day

UAW members from Nevada have asked for our help to campaign for Jacky Rosen for US Senate. She is currently a member of the House of Representatives on the Science, Space and Technology committee, and she is running to replace current Senator Dean Heller, a Republican who has largely voted with Trump. This race is critical to flipping the Senate!

Early voting in Nevada starts the weekend of October 20-21, so we’ll be doing on-the-ground canvassing to help get out the vote. We’ll be working in pairs and will be provided with training when we get to Nevada, so prior canvassing experience is not needed.

We will be coordinating bus transportation from Northern CA to Reno and from Southern CA to Las Vegas with fellow UAW members, and hotel rooms in Reno and Las Vegas will be provided. We will spend Saturday and Sunday campaigning, and then hop on the buses back to California on Sunday afternoon.

This is going to be an important and fun weekend! All Postdocs who want to join are welcome, along with family members, friends, etc. – the more the merrier! Please email uaw5810@uaw5810.org if you have any questions, and RSVP here.

Oct
22
Mon
Deadline to Register to Vote
Oct 22 all-day

If you are eligible to vote, now is the time to get ready for the upcoming Midterm elections, held on Tuesday, November 6.

For California residents, the deadline to register to vote is October 22, 2018.

Unsure if you’re registered to vote in California? Check your voter registration status here!
Have you moved since the last election? Re-register to vote today!

Any California registered voter may request to vote using a vote-by-mail ballot. You do not have to be “absent” or “out of town on election day” to vote by mail in California. You may apply for a vote-by-mail ballot just because you want to.

Oct
23
Tue
Merced Membership Meeting – Why the midterm election is critical to all Postdocs @ Science & Engineering II, Room 302 (SE2-302)
Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Please join us for a membership meeting on the upcoming midterm elections! Postdocs have a lot to gain during the upcoming November 6 election. We’ll briefly discuss what’s at stake, how the federal and state law-making process works, and how science and research are impacted. We’ll also present our Science Slate, including our endorsed California propositions.

Lunch will be provided!

Oct
24
Wed
Davis Membership Meeting – Why the midterm election is critical to all Postdocs @ LSA 1020
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Please join us for a membership meeting on the upcoming midterm elections! Postdocs have a lot to gain during the upcoming November 6 election. We’ll briefly discuss what’s at stake, how the federal and state law-making process works, and how science and research are impacted. We’ll also present our Science Slate, including our endorsed California propositions.

Lunch will be provided!

Nov
3
Sat
Canvass for Josh Harder @ North Valley Labor Federation, in the old St. Clair Theater
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am

Join Postdocs from Davis, Merced and Berkeley to walk precincts in support of Josh Harder, who is challenging Rep. Jeff Denham. Meet in Modesto on Saturday morning

Are you in? Do you want to carpool? RSVP here