Advocacy Pays Off As State Budget Includes Boost to CSU

MEDIA ADVISORY FROM STUDENTS FOR QUALITY EDUCATION For Immediate Release: Friday, July 6, 2018 Contact: Jorge Quintana: 916-612-0692, jorgequint18@gmail.com Advocacy Pays Off As State Budget Includes Boost to CSU Last week the California Legislature passed, and Governor Brown signed, a budget with an unprecedented additional $364 million for the CSU. This vast improvement over Governor Brown’s funding proposal in January is a result of the hard work that Students for Quality Education and many others have put into advocating for more funding over the past six months. Students, along with faculty, staff, and community allies, have tirelessly spoke out in...

Thank You!

        Dear fellow students: We sincerely thank you for joining us in our statewide action on April 4th, 2018.  Without your support, commitment, and attendance, this action would not have been possible and successful. By mobilizing, taking up space, fighting for the people’s movement, and by publicly sharing our unique experiences, we are stronger than ever before. At the #FreeTheCSU action hosted by Students for Quality Education (SQE) and the California Faculty Association (CFA), we rallied for hours, with energetic chants called on Gov. Jerry Brown to increase critical funding for the California State University We fought...

Stop The Tuition Increase and #FreeTheCSU!

Tell Governor Brown and the state legislature to #FreeTheCSU by providing the funding needed to stop yet another tuition increase! Join students, faculty, staff, and community allies on April 4th as we raise our collective voice at the state capitol to demand a fully funded CSU.   We demand an end to chronic disinvestment in the CSU and tuition hikes, protection for our undocumented CSU community members, and a path towards free public higher education in California. On the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s assassination, we also demand that the state #FundTheDream and recognize that funding the...

SQE STATEMENT ON REPEAL OF DACA

Tuesday, September 5th 2017 California State University — Students for Quality Education is committed to ensuring accessible, affordable, and equitable education for all people in California. In this context, Trump’s plan to repeal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is a horrific attack on already vulnerable communities and is in direct opposition to the core values our organization fights for everyday. Repealing DACA will have disastrous effects for its recipients and their supporters, as well as for thousands of CSU students. DACA, A program that helps 800,000 undocumented immigrants who came in the country without documentation under the age of...

Open Letter To Supporters: Thank You and Next Steps

Below is a letter to the Trustees and community allies who showed up for students at the March 22 Board of Trustees meeting. For any media inquiries about SQE’s next steps in the fight for free, accessible, quality higher education, please contact Courtney Yamagiwa at (530) 640-1827   Dear Trustee Simon, Trustee Abrego, Trustee Morales, Trustee Faigan, Trustee M. White, Speaker Rendon, Superintendent Torlakson, Lieutenant Governor Newsom, and our community allies: Students for Quality Education thanks you for your support and commitment to higher education as a human right! On Wednesday, March 22nd, hundreds of students and our allies from...