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...

On Jan 31 and Feb 1 Students Made Our Voices Heard — The Fight Has Just Begun!

On January 31 and February hundreds of CSU students took action to oppose the proposed tuition increase. We spoke at the Board of Trustees meeting and held signs calling each individual Trustee to stand with students. We rallied at CSU Fullerton, did a banner drop at Sonoma State, marched to the administration building and stayed until administrators came out at CSU East Bay, marched through campus at Chico State, educated one another through a teach-in at Fresno State, and spread the word by tabling at CSU San Bernardino. Speaking at the BOT meeting, SQE member Dulce Lopez told the Trustees: “You have...

#FreeTheCSU

It’s time to #FreetheCSU! We are ready to fight for a CSU where ALL students are free from debt, free from deportation, free from discrimination, free from fear, and eventually one with FREE tuition for all. Funding to the CSU has been decreasing since the 1980s, and because of this students are forced to pay skyrocketing tuition, take on multiple jobs, and sink further into debt. The tuition freeze of the past four years only happened because students came together to fight the increases; now that it is over, tuition will start increasing immediately unless we come together and make our voices heard. For next...

CSU Students Announce Strategy to Shut Down Tuition Increases Planned For Next Year

      NEWS FROM STUDENTS FOR QUALITY EDUCATION For Immediate Release: October 27, 2016 Contact: Gloria Juarez (323) 425-5285, grm92@live.com; Karen Guzman, (760) 481-5529 (bilingual), guzma047@gmail.com; Media Advisory CSU Students for Quality Education stage ‘die-in’, hold news conference to denounce proposed tuition increase CSU Dominguez Hills — At 1:00pm Monday, Oct. 31 (PST), students will be holding a die-in to raise awareness about the serious impacts the privatization of higher education by the Board of Trustees, is causing on our state university students. The die-in will be followed by a news conference where students will announce their plans to...