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August 27, 2020

South LA Community Leads Caravan and Rally to Demand City Build Affordable Housing, Not Luxury Hotel at Former Site of Bethune Library

USC Forward joined scores of South Los Angeles residents, clergy, and labor allies in a car caravan through South LA to USC demanding the Los Angeles City... Read More
July 24, 2020

USC Students, Clergy, Labor, and Community Groups Caravan to USC DPS to Demand University Abolish Police Force

Dozens of students, community members, clergy, and labor allies led a car caravan through South Los Angeles to the USC Department of Public Safety to hold a... Read More
April 14, 2019

Graduate and Undergraduate Students, Community Leaders, and Clergy Erect Tent City at USC Campus

On Saturday, a broad coalition including community leaders, South L.A. residents, and USC students, erected a Tent City at the edge of the USC campus,... Read More
May 25, 2018

A Call for Accountability

Fellow Graduate Students, We at USC Forward stand with survivors of sexually abusive conduct by USC physician Dr. George Tyndall. For us, standing with... Read More
March 28, 2018

In Landmark Vote, USC Graduate Student Government Moves to Officially Support Unionization

On behalf of USC Forward’s Graduate Student Organizing Committee, we thank the Graduate Student Government (GSG) for voting overwhelmingly in support of... Read More
March 28, 2018

Daily Trojan: Graduate Student Government to Pass Motion Supporting Graduate Student Union

The Daily Trojan reporting today on the landmark vote by USC's Graduate Student Government officially supporting graduate student unionization: "USC... Read More
October 23, 2017

Fighting On: Institutional Context

Even without legal status, by acting collectively as a union, graduate student workers won greater structural agency. And barely a year later, union struggles... Read More
October 23, 2017

Students AND Workers - Our Fight in a National Context

Since the 1960s, graduate workers have struggled for the right to unionize. But while those of us at public universities eventually won that right, those of us... Read More
March 20, 2017

Daily Trojan: Graduate Students Team with USC Forward to Establish Union

The Daily Trojan reporting today on our organizing efforts on campus, quoting many graduate students about the push for unionization at USC: "Karlynne... Read More
March 1, 2017

March 1: #CampusResistance

On March 1, faculty, graduate students, and undergrads participated in a national #CampusResistance day of action. Across the country, faculty and students on... Read More

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