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Support Indiana University Strikers

Support Indiana University Strikers

On April 11th and 12th, while the Indiana University Board of Trustees hold their annual meeting, students and staff throughout the statewide system will walk out of class and off the job. In preparation, the strikers have released a list of wide-ranging demands targeting their university:

  • 1. Immediately reduce tuition and eliminate fees.

  • 2. Stop privatization and outsourcing at IU.

  • 3. End the wage freeze [i.e., stagnant wages for faculty and staff].

  • 4. Honor its promise to double the enrollment of African-American students to 8%.

  • 5. Support the abolition of both HB1402 [which prevents undocumented students from receiving in-state tuition] and SB590 [an immigration law enforcement bill styled after Arizona's SB 1070].

The issues confronting the Indiana University strikers—rising tuition costs, a lack of commitment to diversity and barriers facing undocumented students—are clearly national in scope and deserve advocates across the country. Sign our petition in support of their demands, then write a letter expressing your solidarity with the strikers to the Indiana Daily Student at opinion@idsnews.com. You can also head to their donation site to help them out with much-needed supplies.  

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1-25 of 608 signatures
Number Date Name Location
608 9 months ago Michael Lewandowski Scottsville, NY
607 11 months ago Denise Mohr McFarland, WI
606 11 months ago Charles Ashton III McFarland, WI
605 12 months ago Beth Purrinson Sacramento, CA
604 12 months ago Alexander m> Best Newport Nwes, VA
603 12 months ago Anonymous Brooklyn, NY
602 12 months ago Anonymous Brooklyn, NY
601 12 months ago H. Leabah Winter Alameda, CA
600 12 months ago Tes Welborn San Francisco, CA
599 12 months ago Christopher Lish Olema, CA
598 12 months ago Elaine Fischer Roanoke, VA
597 1 year ago Lois Jordan Tucson, AZ
596 1 year ago Dennis Ledden Fiddletown, CA
595 1 year ago Edward Jagusiak Morganville, NJ
594 1 year ago Anonymous los angeles, CA
593 1 year ago Constance Engle Hendersonville, NC
592 1 year ago Anonymous lauderhill, FL
591 1 year ago Brian Gutierrez East Elmhurst, NY
590 1 year ago Justin Davis Portland, OR
589 1 year ago Paul Szymanowski Curtice, OH
588 1 year ago Vic Burton Kansas City, MO
587 1 year ago Douglas McNeill Greenbelt, MD
586 1 year ago Henry Weinberg Santa Barbara, CA
585 1 year ago Paul Haider Chicago, IL Indiana University strikers deserve the best in spite of the fact that the Hoosiers are getting "second best" with John Loser Mentrualcramp instead of first-rate Bruce Springsteen.
584 1 year ago Michael D'Ambrosio Brooklyn, NY
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