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
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
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.
[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
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.
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. Wednesday, May 16th Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College 2180 Third Avenue at East 119th Street… Continue reading
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
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
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
A roundup of press coverage of the Free University held on May 1, 2012 in Madison Square Park.
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: (firstname.lastname@example.org) 646-696-8910 Zoltán Glück : (email@example.com) 415-519-5541 On TUESDAY, MAY… Continue reading
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 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
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
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
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
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.
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