Becca Green is a communications intern and blog contributor at the California Labor Federation, and she also blogs for CampusProgress. She graduated from UC Berkeley in December of 2009 with a degree in Linguistics.

Faith, Labor, and Community Allies March Together to Stop Wall Street’s Corporate Greed

On Tuesday, an unprecedented coalition of labor, faith and community groups came together on the streets of San Francisco with one goal: to stop Wall Street’s corporate greed. Nearly 1,000 Californians marched to the Wells Fargo corporate shareholders meeting in order to hold the big bank accountable for its role in the loss of 5 million homes and 8 million jobs during the economic meltdown.

UC Workers Stand With Students in Fight for Public Education

The message from workers on UC campuses during Thursday’s statewide day of action was clear: The state’s lack of investment in public education affects workers as well as students. Not only are fee hikes making it impossible for California’s youth to afford a quality higher education, but budget cuts are also forcing thousands of workers to forego heath insurance and take mandatory days off – if they’re lucky enough to keep their jobs at all.