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Forum on funding higher education this Thursday 4-6 pm


Dear Colleague,

Please join members of FSU, UMB student organizers, representatives of Save UMB, and other Boston-area higher education advocates for this important Forum on Funding Higher Education, this Thursday October 4, 4-6 pm in the small science auditorium on campus.  All members of the community are welcome.  Pizza and refreshments will be served! 

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"Fund Minds Not Missiles!"

Thursday, October 4, 4-6pm in the Small Science Auditorium


UMB Speakers include: Prof. Randy Albelda, Dept. of Economics, Prof. Jean Lesly Rene, Africana Studies Haitian Creole and Culture Institute, Jelena Mitic-Elliott, Undergraduate, UMass Boston, Juan Blanco, PHENOM-UMB, Anneta Argyres, Save UMB and PSU President, Prof. Marlene Kim, Dept. of Economics, Prof. Paul Atwood, Honors College and Veterans for Peace, Prof. Tony Van Der Meer, Africana Studies.


Additional featured speakers:   Barbara Madeloni, former President of the Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA), Zac Bears, Statewide Director of PHENOM, Jonathan King, Mass Peace Action, and Rep. Mike Connolly (26th Middlesex District), Prof. Jane Regan (BU College of Communication,

Dept. of Journalism).


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Co-Sponsors: American Friends Service Committee, Citizens for Public Schools, Faculty Staff Union Executive Committee; Institute for People’s Engagement; Mass Peace Action; national Our Revolution; Our Revolution Somerville; People’s Budget Campaign, PHENOM, SaveUMB, SEIU Local 888, Veteran’s for Peace; William Joiner Center UMB