Students React Statewide to Prop. 209 Passage
Building Occupations, Demonstrations
Continue Until UC Regent Meeting
University of California Student Association
In the wake of the passage of Proposition 209 in 1996, students throughout the state demanded non- compliance of the initiative on college campuses. Click in the campus links to read of campus student activities. UC Santa Cruz | UC Santa Barbara | UC Riverside
The spontaneous demonstrations came about immediately after UC President Atkinson issued a statement to campus chancellors to implement the initiative immediately, stepping up the implementation time line of the July 20 UC Regents decision to end affirmative action in undergraduate admissions. Students throughout the state are demanding non-compliance of Proposition 209, and commitments from college campuses to fund and maintain ethnic and gender- based outreach programs, financial aid, scholarships and ethnic and gender studies.
|Published in In Motion Magazine November 15, 1996.
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