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UC Davis faculty members urge implementation of divestment

UC Davis faculty members urge implementation of divestment

The following statement from faculty members at the University of California – including USACBI Organizing Collective members Sunaina Maira and David Lloyd –  published in the Daily Cal on March 6, urges the UC Davis administration to heed the call of the Associated Students at UC Davis for divesting from certain corporations that are involved […]

 
Stanford Student Senate Votes to Divest from Occupation of Palestine

Stanford Student Senate Votes to Divest from Occupation of Palestine

Out of Occupied Palestine, the Stanford campaign for divestment, achieved a major victory on February 17, when the Undergraduate Senate of Stanford University passed the divestment resolution it had voted down only one week before. USACBI extends its warmest congratulations to the Stanford students, faculty and staff for their work for justice in Palestine. Their […]

 
Statement of Academics and Activists in Support of Divestment at UC Davis

Statement of Academics and Activists in Support of Divestment at UC Davis

The following statement by academics and activists, including members of the Organizing Collective of the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, was issued in support of students at the University of California, Davis, who successfully passed a resolution for divestment in support of Palestinian human rights in their university student senate […]

 

Palestinian-led community coalition supports UC Davis divestment

Students at the University of California, Davis, passed a resolution for divestment in their student senate on January 30 following a lengthy campaign; following the resolution’s victory, UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi condemned the resolution supporting Palestinian human rights. The following statement in support of the students’ divestment campaign at the University of California – Davis […]

 
Labor for Palestine: Historic Landslide BDS Vote by Grad Student Union at University of California

Labor for Palestine: Historic Landslide BDS Vote by Grad Student Union at University of California

The following statement was issued by Labor for Palestine on the historic BDS vote at UAW Local 2865: Historic Landslide BDS Vote by Grad Student Union at University of California First time membership of any major union body in the US has taken a stand in support of boycott of Israel University of California graduate […]

 
Historic victory in US labor as UAW 2865 votes for BDS in landslide resolution

Historic victory in US labor as UAW 2865 votes for BDS in landslide resolution

UAW Local 2865, the union of TAs, GAs, tutors, Readers and student workers in the University of California system, released the results of its December 4 BDS vote on December 10: a landslide victory for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel for its violation of Palestinian human rights! The vote carried, 65% YES to 35% […]

 
Victory: American Anthropological Assn Resoundingly Defeats Anti-Boycott Resolution

Victory: American Anthropological Assn Resoundingly Defeats Anti-Boycott Resolution

The anthropologists’ campaign for boycott issued the following statement on the defeat of an anti-boycott resolution at the American Anthropological Association conference: AAA Resoundingly Defeats Anti-Boycott Resolution Association Also Endorses Statement on Racialized Police Violence in U.S. WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 — The American Anthropological Association (AAA) rejected by acclamation a resolution aimed at shutting down […]

 
Take action: Defend Palestine Supporters at John Jay College from “Anti-Semitism” Slander

Take action: Defend Palestine Supporters at John Jay College from “Anti-Semitism” Slander

To add your name to this petition, please go to: https://www.change.org/p/jeremy-travis-president-john-jay-college-of-criminal-justice-cuny-defend-palestine-supporters-from-anti-semitism-slander This petition will be delivered to: John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY Jeremy Travis, President, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY Student Life Coordinator John Leebens DEFEND PALESTINE SUPPORTERS FROM “ANTI-SEMITISM” SLANDER On 21 October, 2014, Jeremy Travis, President of John Jay College […]

 
USACBI urges faculty to support UAW 2865 BDS resolution

USACBI urges faculty to support UAW 2865 BDS resolution

USACBI urges faculty who support the rights of the Palestinian people to support the upcoming vote on a BDS resolution in UAW 2865, the union of teaching assistants, tutors and readers across the nine University of California campuses. If this vote passes, UAW 2865 will become the first labor union in the U.S. to support BDS […]

 
CSU senate passes resolution defending the academic freedom of faculty

CSU senate passes resolution defending the academic freedom of faculty

The following resolution was passed by the Academic Senate of the California State University following a series of campaigns targeting faculty members, including the ongoing AMCHA campaign to smear Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi of San Francisco State University, part of the CSU system: Protecting the Academic Freedom of California State University Faculty AS-3193-14/FA (Rev) RESOLVED: That […]