2016 Student Demonstrations and Hunger Strike

About the Hunger Strike

Beginning in February 2016 student activists began organizing demonstrations to demand more support for the College of Ethnic Studies. The demonstrations culminated in a hunger strike in May 2016 that ended after ten days.

 

From the Press

10-Day Hunger Strike = Victory for SFSU Students

SFSU Student Launched Hunger Strike

From the President's Office

Joint Agreement Between President and COES

From the Dean's Office

FAQ’s to the Budget Deliberations

Dean's Call to Action (March 8, 2016)

What we still know (February 25, 2016)

Letters of Support

Letter of support from the College of Health and Social Sciences

Letter of support from the College of Liberal and Creative Arts

Letter of support from the California Faculty Association

Chican@ Studies at UC Davis stands in solidarity with the College of Ethnic Studies

Asian American Studies at UC Davis stands with the College of Ethnic Studies

Cultural Studies at UC Davis stands with the College of Ethnic Studies

California Legislators Support the College of Ethnic Studies

Letter of support from the Institute of Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice at the University of British Columbia 

Letter of support from the College of Business

University of British Columbia in Solidairity with The College of Ethnic Studies

Ethnic Studies at UCSD stands in Solidarity with the College of Ethnic Studies

Ethnic Studies at University of Hawai'i stands with the College of Ethnic Studies

Asian American Studies at CSU Northridge stands with the College of Ethnic Studies

Follow-up letter of support from the College of Liberal and Creative Arts (May 9, 2016)

Statement of support from Supervisor Jane Kim

Africana Studies at CSU Dominguez Hills stands with the College of Ethnic Studies