Mission and Vision of the University Wealth Hoarding Campaign

Mission

Support and build a powerful, educated, organized, unified student movement, with alumni, faculty, staff, and community allies, that challenges the wealth-hoarding, corporatized university, and fights for People’s Universities. This movement organizes in the interests its own sector, and coordinates with and builds alongside people’s and workers’ movements around the world. This work supports campaigns that challenge university wealth hoarding (endowments, landlordism, excessive executive compensation, commercialization of sports, commercialization of research) and university complicity in U.S. economic imperialism. This work fights for Education for the People (Board control, free tuition/government spending/endowment spending, debt relief, etc), and is embedded in larger struggles for an economy that serves the people, instead of the profit of a few.

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Oct 20, 2016
REC Goes to North Carolina Divestment Convening & Launching of New Responsible Endowment Fund   On October 1st, Natalie Casal and I went to Greensboro, North Carolina for a North Carolina Convening for Divestment and Reinvestment. The event was a gathering of students, alumni, parents, and community members from Guilford...
Oct 06, 2016
DEADLINE: Sunday, October 16, 11:59 PM EST. Fill out this form if you would like to be considered for a student scholarship to attend the 2016 REC Kamayan Dinner, celebrating international solidarity and student power, on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at May Day Space in Brooklyn. Applicants will be notified...
Oct 03, 2016
KAMAYAN: Celebrate REC, U.S. Student Movements, & International Solidarity October 19, 2016 at 7:00pm - 10:30pm Mayday Space - 176 St Nicholas Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11237 In June 2016, REC sent a delegation of U.S. fossil fuel divestment student activists to learn about the impact of climate change and extractive industry...

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