As the Organizing Committee of the Graduate Workers of Columbia (GWC-UAW Local 2110), we write in reference to recent emails containing racist and dehumanizing content sent to graduate students at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (“Lamont”). We are speaking out in
The GWC Organizing Committee stands in solidarity with UndoCU’s demands for justice for undocumented students on the Columbia campus. We believe that this administration has consistently failed undocumented students, a fact that is especially glaring since UndoCU issued its demands
As the Organizing Committee of the Graduate Workers of Columbia, we condemn in the strongest possible terms Barnard Public Safety’s use of racial profiling and physical force against Alexander McNab, a Black student, on Barnard’s campus on the night of
Congratulations to the protesters in Sudan for their work in ousting President Bashir as well as the Minister of Defense Awad Ibn Auf. In the beginning of the year, our organizing committee released a statement of solidarity with the ongoing
The Bargaining Committee of the Graduate Workers of Columbia (GWC)-UAW stands in solidarity with our colleagues at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Graduate Employees Organization (GEO)-AFT Local 6297, who have been on strike since March 19 for a fair
The GWC Organizing Committee also supports No New Jails, a multiracial, intergenerational network of residents, community members, and activists who oppose Mayor DeBlasio’s plan to open four new jails in our city. While the city has argued that the closure
The GWC Organizing Committee stands in solidarity and support with the detained people of Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. After severe heat and power failures during the polar vortex, following a month of intermittent heating, thousands of
The Organizing Committee of the Graduate Workers of Columbia University – UAW Local 2110 stands in solidarity with Sudanese protesters.
On Sunday, a Columbia University student was recorded outside of Butler Library verbally and physically harassing students of colour while yelling white supremacist slogans. The GWC Organizing Committee condemns in the strongest terms this student’s disgusting statements, and we stand
The Organizing Committee of the Graduate Workers of Columbia University – UAW Local 2110 stands in solidarity with Professor Midlarksy.