Category Archive: Events

“Red Sounds” march announced as next Quebec solidarity action (June 22)

Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/events/464373573575892 Sunday, July 22, 2012 7:00pm Sunday, July 22 is the Quebec student movement’s next major day of action for their strike that has lasted almost 4 months. In solidarity, various… Continue reading

Rally and march against executive pay raises at Monday’s Board Meeting

Students United for a Free CUNY has announced a rally and march to the Board of Trustee’s meeting on Monday, June 25 to oppose pay scale increases for top administrators. Under this plan,… Continue reading

“Democracy in Action” Teach-In at Medgar Evers on Monday

The Medgar Evers Coalition (MEC) has announced a summer teach-in on Democracy in Action! on Monday, June 25 at noon. This teach-in comes on the heels of two votes of no-confidence in the president and provost of the college for gender discrimination and cuts to student services.

Pop-Up Free University announced for Bed-Stuy Juneenth (6/23)

[Updated 6/19 @ 11:49 pm] The Free University has announced a pop-up event for Saturday, June 23 in Bedford-Stuyvesant to commemorate this year’s Juneteenth. http://www.facebook.com/events/141068732695190 – POP-UP OPEN AIR FREE UNIVERSITY – COMMUNITY-LED… Continue reading

CUNY students and the Free University to stand in solidarity with Quebec students on May 22

On Tuesday in New York City, CUNY students and a pop-up of the Free University will stand in solidarity with Quebec students who will be marching in record numbers, in defense of the right to protest, and for the right to education as we determine it.

Get Ready to Graduate! State-Wide Convergence at BMCC May 18

Students United for a Free CUNY, Save Our SUNY, New York Students Rising, and ally community organizations will come together on Friday, May 18 at BMCC to demand the prioritization of education funding… Continue reading

“Two generations of social movement leaders in conversation about past, present and future political change on 5/16,” Hunter School of Social Work

Two generations of social movement leaders in conversation about past, present and future political change. Wednesday, May 16th Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College 2180 Third Avenue at East 119th Street… Continue reading

“Transforming Assembly” May 8–12, 2012 @ James Gallery, CUNY Graduate Center

Students of all ages from across New York City will come together to celebrate access to public education, in collaboration with Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency’s exhibition Common Assembly. Through physical and digital archiving,… Continue reading

Kingsborough students organize “99 Voices for Trayvon Martin” Teach-In

Students and faculty respond to assaults and arrests at #May2 Student Manifestation

Earlier today, students and faculty wrote to Brooklyn College President Karen Gould about the handling of yesterday’s #May2 Student Manifestation, at which two Brooklyn College students were arrested (both now released—one with an… Continue reading

Videography documents the Free University (with post-event press release)

Rhodes Pictures has released a short documentary with interviews from students, teachers, and co-creators of the Free University held on May 1, 2012 at Madison Square Park. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “Free University” in… Continue reading

Press coverage of the Free University

A roundup of press coverage of the Free University held on May 1, 2012 in Madison Square Park.

Free University schedule and info pack released

The May Day Free University schedule has been released. Download the entire packet at: http://www.dropbox.com/sh/fi89tzdqivhe8m3/Fv4Ten7z2Y. MEDIA ADVISORY Press Inquiries: (347) 670-FREU (3738) Rayya El Zein:  (rayyaelz@gmail.com) 646-696-8910 Zoltán Glück : (zoltan.gluck@gmail.com) 415-519-5541 On TUESDAY, MAY… Continue reading

CUNY Baccalaureate hosts May Day get together, 6pm Rm 6412 at Grad Center

CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies is organizing a spring get together for students, alumni, and faculty. The event will take place on May 1, 2012, in Room 6412 at the Graduate… Continue reading

[Update] 1T DAY CUNY recap: Rev Billy exorcises student loan debt Brooklyn College, students discuss refusal to pay

[Update 4/26/2012 @ 2:55pm]  Press mentions: Chicago Tribune http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-usa-colleges-debtbre83o1jl-20120425,0,3865486.story NY1 http://manhattan.ny1.com/content/top_stories/160087/occupy-protesters-turn-focus-to-mounting-u-s–student-debt ABC News Online http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/04/occupy-obama-beat-drums-for-student-loan-reform/ Today was 1T Day, a national day of action marking the point at which student debt is estimated to surpass $1… Continue reading

To Wed: Chancellor Goldstein & Kroll Security Group! May 1, 2012 beginning on the steps of the Graduate Center

From the folks who brought us the #M1 Radical Lunch comes a new installment of political theater at CUNY: The Wedding of Goldstein and Kroll. The spoof wedding announcement appeared today, along with… Continue reading

CUNY-Wide May1st / May 2nd Planning Meeting on 4/27, 2pm at Grad Center

Friday, April 27 CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue, 8th Floor Dining Commons 2pm http://www.facebook.com/#!/events/276392772451344 This will be a place for folks from different campuses to be in conversation/collaboration and for our working… Continue reading

Roundup of CUNY events leading up to May Day and beyond

Wednesday, April 25: 9am – 100 Centre Street – CUNY Press Conference to support 5 CUNY students who were arrested at Baruch College on November 21st, 2011. Before their 9:30am court appearance, they… Continue reading

May 2 Student Manifestation announced at Brooklyn College

Meet us on the Brooklyn College Quad on May 2nd at 12:00pm and take back our education from the Board of Trustees, Wall Street and our college administrators.

Brooklyn College to exorcise student debt on 1T Day, Apr 25 at Noon

As student debt in the United States hits One Trillion Dollars, the Brooklyn College Student Union along with the help of Reverend Billy Talen, plan to “exorcise” student debt from campus. The 1T day… Continue reading

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