SJSU Rally for Higher Education on October 12

Meet and greet Torrico & Garamendi

Assemblyman and Assembly Majority Leader, Alberto Torrico, and Lt. Governor John Garamendi

By: Liz Cara for the SJSU-CFA Executive Board

Alberto Torrico will use this day to initiate his campaign to pass AB 656, the oil severance task dedicated to higher education. All campus unions, UC, Community Colleges, and K12 students are supporting this measure and this event.

The meet and greet is Monday Oct 12 11 a.m.-12 p.m. in the University Room of the SJSU Student Union followed immediately by a rally from 12 noon – 1 p.m., 7 Th Street Plaza.

This is the kick-off event for a week of action at each of the 23 CSU campuses. This event will have a high media presence and will be crucial for solutions to the CSU budget crisis.

Please support this event and Alberto Torrico’s bill sponsored by CFA to bring in one billion dollars each year to public higher education. To request flyers, call CFA at (408) 924-6501 or e-mail Use your anger about furloughs, job cuts, fewer classes, and less students and show your support at this event.


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