*The name attributed to City College by protesters around the time of the 1969 struggles which resulted in the school’s ‘Open Admissions’ policy, implemented in 1970.
“I think that the CUNY administration is really scared of a lot of the organizing and community-building coming out of the building. We provide so many services for the community — know-your-rights training, a farm share that provides healthy food, we’ve run a soup kitchen, we have provided baby-sitting services for people in the community.” -Alyssia Osorio, Director of the Morales/Shakur Center.
“It’s not only a CUNY-wide thing; it’s happening all over the country,” – People Power Movement member
“The repression at City College and all throughout our campuses is a microcosm of what happens in our communities, where police watchtowers and stop-and-frisk are a common occurence. Such is the situation in Harlem, both on and off the campus.” – Revolutionary Student Coordinating Committee.
Come through for food, live art and building uptown this Saturday, starting at 5pm.