#FreeThemAll4Public Health: Virtual Day of Action


In alliance with the #FreeThemAll4PublicHealth campaign, the Radical Social Work Collective @ NYU is asking that you join us on Tuesday, March 31, from 9am-4pm on Tuesday, for a virtual day of action to demand the immediate release of those held in pretrial detention in NYC jails. All “non-essential” trials have…

Resource: Care in the Time of Coronavirus


The New York City-based Asian American Feminist Collective has created a zine on care and coronavirus. As a potential teaching tool, the zine includes histories of public health and xenophobia, essays on the racial politics of disaster, and writings from present-day social movements. You can download a digital copy of…

NYU AAUP on Privacy and Recording in NYU Zoom


Many faculty have expressed concerns about the recording functionality of NYU Zoom, especially as integrated with NYU Classes (i.e. our current Sakai LMS). Some faculty are choosing to refuse to record and instead making individual accommodations with students who require assistance. In her March 12 email, the Provost clarified that…

Repeal the Banishment Laws passed in the 1990s


Repeal the Banishment Laws passed in the 1990s: A Short Video from New Sanctuary Coalition on Vimeo.  “Get In Line” is the common refrain heard from anti-immigrant advocates who justify the Trump administration’s draconian immigration policies. But the truth is that for millions of our friends who have been here…

NYU Sanctuary Statement of Solidarity with José Bello


“Dear Americans, You might be asking yourself, ‘What’s the point of repeating these facts?’ Well, I’m here to let you know we want to feel safe  whether we’re Brown, Asian or Black.” José Bello, “Dear America” In May, college student, farmworker, and activist José Bello recited this poem at a…

Offering Refuge, Building Solidarity: Universities as Sanctuaries


Co-presented by NYU Sanctuary and the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. Co-sponsored by the NYU Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program in the NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis, and NYU Center for Multicultural Education & Programs. At a time of growing global anti-democratic repression against migrants,…

Hamilton’s Response to Faculty Letter


Read the faculty letter to NYU President Andrew Hamilton regarding administrative response to NYU Divest and NYU SLAM student protest here. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="900"] Photo credit: Alex Domb, Washington Square News[/caption] Dear Faculty Colleagues, Thank you for your letter of April 13, 2018. We are glad for the opportunity to…