• FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
      Cooper Union Day of Action & Summit on Debt and EducationFor two years, students, alumni and community members have been organizing
      to raise public awareness about Cooper Union, a historically tuition-free
      institution that is currently at risk of beginning tuition-based programs.
      A Day of Action will take place outside the Cooper Union and will include
      performances, speak outs, and free classes to continue bringing attention
      to the growing crisis of student debt and rising tuition costs nationwide.The Summit on Debt and Education will conclude the Day of Action. The
      Summit will consist of a variety of lectures, performances and readings
      that address subjects such as the rising costs of higher education, the
      history of student protest movements, organizing around debt, and Cooper
      Union in the context of these spheres. Participants include:

      Henry Chapman – Friends of Cooper Union, Alumnus
      Marina Sitrin – Sociologist, Writer, Organizer
      Amin Husain – Lawyer, Artist, Activist
      Suzanne Collado – Cultural Analyst, Occupy Student Debt Campaign, Strike
      Debt
      All In The Red – Activist Collective
      Cassie Thornton – Artist, Activist
      Peter Buckley – Historian, Cooper Union Faculty
      Annie Spencer – Geographer, Occupy Student Debt Campaign, Strike Debt
      Yates McKee – Professor, Strike Debt

      DETAILS:
      Monday, December 3rd
      Day of Action: 12PM – 6PM
      Summit: 6PM-9PM
      Free and Open to the Public!
      The Cooper Union
      7 E. 7th St, NY, NY 10003

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