Strike Syllabus Week 7: “We want education, not indoctrination” - History of UC Activism

Slide Deck here

Facilitators: Eugene & Thomas (UCSB)

Week 7’s presentation takes us back to the University of California. Student activism is woven into the history of the UC. Even as they have pursued different tactics and strategies, student activists across UC campuses have long been united by our shared commitment to a more just world. The presenters, Thomas (he.him) & Eugene (he.him), will look at the breadth of student activism across UC campuses from the 1960s to the present day.


The people’s university. 
Think tank for resistance movements 
Training school for a new generation of university labor organizers.

About the strike


Public education free and accessible for everyone - without student debt.
Critical thinking and skills - not bound to the imperatives of the market.
Communities of care and shared struggle - not competition for grades & grants.
Brilliance - without ‘experts’.

Learn your power to organize personal and social transformation.
Decolonize, democratize, queer, and abolish the university.