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Sep
27
Thu
Berkeley Membership Meeting – Local Resources and Recommendations @ Cory Hall, Room 400
Sep 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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

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 Berkeley 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 Berkeley and share your own recommendations.

Lunch will be provided!

Sincerely,

Claire Dodd, Unit Chair
Heather M. Harris, Recording Secretary
Kaveh Gharehbaghi, Head Steward
Aman Gill, Head Steward
Mark Ho, Head Steward
Ian McFarlane, Head Steward

San Diego Membership Meeting – Local Resources and Recommendations for Postdocs @ Price Center West, 2nd Floor, Bear Room
Sep 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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

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 San Diego 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 San Diego and share your own recommendations.

Lunch will be provided!

Sincerely,

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

Riverside Membership Meeting – Health Benefits Info @ Boyce Hall, Room 1467
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Lunch will be provided!

Honghong Wu, Unit Chair
Alex Blacutt, Recording Secretary

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

Oct
3
Wed
UCSF Mission Bay – Voter Registration Table @ Mission Bay Farmer's Market
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Midterm elections are fast approaching, and we can help elect pro-science, pro-immigrant, pro-worker candidates! Election Day is November 6th, and we will be voting for federal, state, and local candidates, along with important ballot measures.

If you’re eligible to vote in the US, and if you haven’t yet registered to vote, you can do so here (or in-person at the Farmer’s Market)! 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.

You don’t need to be eligible to vote in the US in order to volunteer! In fact, many international Postdocs and students help out with campaigns.

In Solidarity,

Juliane Winkler, Unit Chair
Akua Gyamerah, Head Steward
Leila Mohammadi, Head Steward
Matt Grimmer, Trustee

Oct
4
Thu
UCSF Parnassus – Happy Hour @ Blackthorn Tavern
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm

Please join us today for another First Thursday Postdoc Union Happy Hour! Come enjoy casual conversation, networking, and get to know your Postdoc colleagues. All Postdocs are welcome!

Hope to see you there!

Juliane Winkler, Unit Chair
Akua Gyamerah, Head Steward
Leila Mohammadi, Head Steward
Matt Grimmer, Trustee

Oct
10
Wed
UCSF Mission Bay – Voter Registration Table @ Mission Bay Farmer's Market
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Midterm elections are fast approaching, and we can help elect pro-science, pro-immigrant, pro-worker candidates! Election Day is November 6th, and we will be voting for federal, state, and local candidates, along with important ballot measures.

If you’re eligible to vote in the US, and if you haven’t yet registered to vote, you can do so here (or in-person at the Farmer’s Market)! 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.

You don’t need to be eligible to vote in the US in order to volunteer! In fact, many international Postdocs and students help out with campaigns.

In Solidarity,

Juliane Winkler, Unit Chair
Akua Gyamerah, Head Steward
Leila Mohammadi, Head Steward
Matt Grimmer, Trustee

LBL – Coffee Hour @ LBL Cafeteria Patio
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm

Drop by to have a cup of coffee, connect with fellow researchers, get answers to any questions you may have about rights and benefits, and discuss ways that we can further strengthen our researcher community.

Hope to see you there!

Oct
11
Thu
Berkeley — Researcher Coffee Hour @ Evans Hall (outdoor patio on the side that faces Stanley)
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm

Drop by to have a cup of coffee and connect with fellow researchers, get answers to any questions you may have about rights and benefits, and discuss ways that we can further strengthen our research community!

We’ve made Berkeley a great place to be a Postdoc because we work together to advocate for ourselves and our research community, and that’s possible because Postdocs overwhelmingly choose to become members. If you aren’t a member of our union yet, click here!

Hope to see you there!

Claire Dodd, Unit Chair
Kaveh Gharehbaghi, Head Steward
Aman Gill, Head Steward
Mark Ho, Head Steward
Ian McFarlane, Head Steward