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Mar
28
Tue
Merced Membership Meeting – March for Science Planning @ SE2-220
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

At this month’s membership meeting we’ll discuss how we can help build the upcoming March for Science in Sacramento on April 22. The March for Science is a national movement that is organizing actions and marches across the country on April 22 in support of science and scientists. Postdocs across the state have been getting involved, and we will discuss what we can do for our local march.

We will also talk about your rights to take political action, including your rights to attend marches and protests (including if you’re on a visa).

Lunch will be provided!

Mar
29
Wed
LBL MMM – March for Science Planning @ Building 66, Room 316
Mar 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

At this month’s membership meeting we’ll discuss how we can help build the upcoming March for Science in San Francisco on April 22. The March for Science is a national movement that is organizing actions and marches across the country on April 22 in support of science and scientists. Postdocs across the state have been getting involved, and we will discuss what we can do for our local march.

We will also talk about your rights to take political action, including your rights to attend marches and protests (including if you’re on a visa).

Lunch will be provided!

Apr
4
Tue
Davis (Main Campus) – Know Your Rights Visa & Immigration Workshop @ Roessler Hall, Room 66
Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Postdoc union — along with the UAW 2865, UC-AFT, and CAIR-Sacramento Valley — will be hosting a workshop with Christine Brigagliano of the immigration law firm Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, LLP. Christine has worked with us for years and is an expert in the specific types of visa and immigration scenarios Postdocs and their families face. She will share some important information and answer questions from international Postdocs and their families.

Please click here to RSVP, and if you would like to hear about a specific visa or immigration issue please let us know via the RSVP form.

Sincerely,

William Kelly, Unit Chair
Emma Skoog, Recording Secretary
Ygal Achmon, Head Steward
Arsalan Syed, Head Steward

Apr
12
Wed
San Diego – Lunch Info Session about the March for Science @ CNCB - 1st Floor Auditorium
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
LBL – Coffee, Cookies & Postcard Writing to support EPA scientists @ Outdoors at the Cafeteria Building 54
Apr 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Apr
13
Thu
San Diego – Happy Hour Info Session about the March for Science @ BRF2, Patio 2A
Apr 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Apr
18
Tue
San Diego – March for Science Sign-Making Party @ BRF2, Conference Room
Apr 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Apr
19
Wed
San Diego – March for Science Sign-Making Party @ Revelle Plaza
Apr 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Apr
20
Thu
Davis (Main Campus) – March for Science Panel Discussion and Sign-making @ TBD
Apr 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Come join fellow UC researchers and students as we get ready for the Sacramento March for Science. On Thursday, April 20th at 4 pm we will be hosting a panel discussion between researchers, faculty and students to explore the issues that impact academic science and what we can do to defend and advance the cause of science and fact based policy. After the panel discussion we’ll be making signs to bring to the Sacramento March for Science on April 22nd. We’ll have food and plenty of sign making materials.

Hope to see you there! Please RSVP so we know how much food to order

Sincerely,

William Kelly, Unit Chair
Emma Skoog, Recording Secretary
Ygal Achmon, Head Steward
Arsalan Syed, Head Steward
Veena Krishnamoorthy, Member

San Diego – March for Science Sign-Making Party @ SIO (Room TBA)
Apr 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm