Dozens of protests in support of civil rights, the student movement in France, the Black Panther movement and against the UC Regents set the stage for the creation of the Southside Berkeley park.
The service worker union, AFSCME 3299, is calling for higher wages. UC Berkeley said campus operations are still running “smoothly” during the strike.
Blake Garden, owned by the UC system, is a beautiful public resource. But many working people cannot benefit from it since the garden is only open one weekend a year.