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Subject:   [september17discuss] Student Week of Action/Student Strike in defense of education: CUNY Graduate Center schedule of events for Nov. 14-17

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Student Week of Action in defense of education
November 14 – 21

Monday, N14
12-7pm | GC Lobby
Tabling and Graffiti Wall of Grievances.
Get militant teaching materials, find out about the week's CUNY and Citywide student events including the student strike, connect with folks, and express your discontent, grievances, and questions!!
Tuesday, N15
12-7pm | GC Lobby
Tabling and Graffiti Wall of Grievances.
12.30-5.30pm | Room 5409
November 17th strike materials work party!!!
Featuring production/design of book shields, banners, posters, other strike materials.
6.30pm | 3rd Floor Theatre Students' Lounge
Write-In: a shared space of theoretical, radical, and personal writing.
RSVP on Facebook
Wednesday, N16
12-7pm | GC Lobby
Tabling and Graffiti Wall of Grievances.
6.30pm | Location TBA
Faculty Speak-Out: Supporting the Student Strike with Anne McClintock and others.
8.30pm | Location TBA
GC General Assembly: Special Coordinating Meeting.

Download a PDF flyer
Student Strike in solidarity with the National Day of Action, Occupy Wall Street, and Organized Labor rallies.
1pm: Speak-out/rally of students, faculty, staff. Gather outside the CUNY Graduate Center
2pm: Leave en masse for Union Square
3pm: City-Wide Student & Education Workers Convergence @ Union Square
5pm: Join up with Organized Labor Rally for a joint action

Friday, N18
All Day Occupation!
Keep your ears open for info about new occupations.

6pm | 8th Floor Cafeteria
GC General Assembly. Have your voices heard and help to organize ongoing actions!
Saturday, N19
12pm | Washington Square Park
All NYC Student Assembly Meeting
3pm | City College, Location TBA
CUNY-Wide General Assembly
Sunday, N20
Possible Teach-Ins: check the All CUNY Actions Calendar for updates!

Download a PDF flyer
3pm | Madison Square Park
CITY WIDE Protest rally against CUNY tuition hikes meets at Madison Square Park. March to Baruch College.
5pm | Baruch College
CUNY Board of Trustees Hearing. We need everyone there!!! Come into the hearing or protest outside!

How to link in to GC events next week and beyond:

For a list of CITY WIDE and CUNY WIDE sudent actions, check out the Actions Calendar

Ongoing Actions:

Reach out to faculty in your department to sign the Faculty Statement of Support and if you're teaching (even as an adjunct or GTF), sign it yourself.

Hold a Teach In in your class, so your students can talk about these issues. You can use this awesome poster. For more curricular documents email

Voice your grievances and reclaim democracy at CUNY! Call the Office of the Secretary of the CUNY Board of Trustees at (212) 794-5450 prior to 4:30 P.M. Friday, November 18th the to get your name on the list of speakers for the Nov. 21st “Public” Hearing.

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