MARCH 4: Day of Action
March 9, 2010 9:30 AM
Students, faculty, staff and even children traveled from all over California to the state capitol to call attention to the education crisis and put pressure on legislators.
Between 10,000 and 15,000 people gathered in Civic Center Plaza to protest the impact of state budget cuts on education.
Professors and faculty encourage students to keep higher education and budgets cuts in the foreground.
Nearly 150 people spilled into the streets at 19th and Holloway avenues, blocking the intersection for approximately 10 minutes.
Partygoers stormed Burk Hall in an attempted takeover of the building.
Students expressed their anger with the education crisis by parading four papier-mâché puppets through Malcolm X Plaza.
Members of the ethnic studies department organized a painting workshop for the rally.
An unexpected change of venue for the "teach-in" left many students confused.
A man fell off Interstate 880 after a group of protesters charged into oncoming traffic.
People gathered in the Mission to march on to City Hall.
Community college students rallied before moving on to Civic Center Plaza.
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