Next MSCC Campaign Meeting!

CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE UPDATE, ACTION & ACTIVITY PLANNING MEETING

TUESDAY JULY 8TH @ 7PM – 9PM SHARP!  @ HARLEM’S ANSWER CENTER  

Take # 2, 3, B or C Trains to 135th Street Station Stop
(212) 694-8720
2295 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd (bet. 135th & 134th Streets) 

 

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2nd “NO CENTER, NO PEACE” Benefit and Open Mic!

THE GUILLERMO MORALES – ASSATA SHAKUR
COMMUNITY & STUDENT CENTER @ CITY COLLEGE of NEW YORK

The International Campaign In Harlem, New York To Restore & Defend
The Guillermo Morales-Assata Shakur Center @ CCNY Presents:

Make Up Date!
FOR THE 2nd “NO CENTER, NO PEACE”
BENEFIT CONCERT & OPEN MIC IS SET FOR:
Friday April 18, 2014 • 4pm-11pm
The Harlem National Black Theater
2031 Fifth Avenue (btw. 125th & 126th Streets), Harlem, NYC 10031
$10 Advance & Students• $15 @ Door…
ALL PAID TICKETS FROM THE POSTPONED 3/8/14 CONCERT WILL BE HONORED!
Co-Hosted By: Brother Shaka Shakur (Maroon Society) Sistah Yexenia (Sister Circle Collective)
Music By: DJ Magnificent & DJ Cabin (Universal Zulu Nation)
Featuring Performances By:
Maya Azucena, Intikana Kekoeia, Spiritchild, Collective Flow, Infinite Wiz, Akbar Abdullah, The Peace Poets,
Maroon Society, Prince Akeem, Jay Espy, Circa 95, Julio Angel, Miranda Writes,
The Hip Hop Catz, Bosco, S.F., Mr. Giggles, Ndigo Washington
Plus A Special Guest Performance By The Legendary “LAST POETS”

Food, Raffle, Art Auction, Music Videos, BreakDance Cypher, Vendors & more…

A Significant Portion of Proceeds Goes Directly to Assist
the Surviving Families of the Tragic Gas Explosion In El-Barrio East Harlem
Tickets or Information Contact:
Bro. Shep at Panthershepcat@aol.com & Bro. Jay at je0116@gmail.com
Visit our official website defendmorales-shakur.org/
SIGN OUR PETITION: http://tinyurl.com/savemscc
Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/MoralesShakurCenter
Follow us on Twitter @DefendMSCenter #SaveMSCC #CCNYShutdown #CCNY
Watch us on Youtube @ Morales Shakur Center
E-mail or CALL: moralesshakursc@gmail.com & (212) 726-2301
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*URGENT* BENEFIT CONCERT POSTPONED!!!

defend mscsc logo*URGENT* EVENT POSTPONED!!!

THE 2ND BENEFIT CONCERT FOR THE MORALES/SHAKUR CENTER IS POSTPONED DUE TO “DAMAGE & EMERGENCY REPAIR” OF THE CHURCH GYMNASIUM FLOOR -
PLEASE PASS IT ON!

ALL PAID TICKETS WILL BE HONORED AT NEXT MONTHS RESCHEDULED CONCERT DATE or IMMEDIATELY REIMBURSED UPON REQUEST.

FYI: MORALES-SHAKUR CENTER EVENT ORGANIZERS WILL BE ON SITE @ THE CHURCH TOMORROW FROM
(4PM – 8PM) JUST IN CASE FOLKS MISS THIS MESSAGE AND/OR WISH TO HAVE THEIR PAID TICKETS REIMBURSED.

THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING & SUPPORT IN THIS STRUGGLE!

Bro. Sadiki “Shep” Ojore Olugbala, Chairperson
The Guillermo Morales-Assata Shakur Center

The Campaign To Restore & Defend The Guillermo Morales-Assata Shakur Center @ CCNY Presents:
THE 2nd “NO CENTER, NO PEACE” BENEFIT CONCERT & OPEN MIC
Saturday March 8, 2014 (4:30pm-11pm)
$10 Advance/ Students
$15 @ Door

Hosted By:
~ Brother Shaka Shakur (Maroon Society)

Music By:
~ DJ Macnificent & DJ Cabin (Universal Zulu Nation)

Special Performance for the Younger Youth By:
~ The Hip Hop Catz

Featuring Performances By:
~ Maya Azucena
~ Intikana Kekoeia
~ Spiritchild
~ Rebel Diaz
~ Collective Flow
~ Prince Akeem
~ Jay Espy
~ Circa 95′
~ Sugar Hippo Band
~ Julio Angel
~ Miranda Writes
~ Scientific Soul Session Band
~ Bosco
~ S.F.
~ Mr. Giggles
~ Lillo Brancoto
~ Ndigo Washington
~ The Peace Poets
~ Black U.N.
~ More TBA!!!!!

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Our Lady Of Lourdes Gymnasium
469 W.142nd Street (btwn. Convent & Amsterdam Avenues)
Harlem, NYC 10031

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*VIDEO* Watch a New Released Short Film about the Struggle to Save the Morales/Shakur Center

On October 20th 2013, the City College of New York administration shutdown the Guillermo Morales/Assata Shakur Community and Student Center, an autonomous and liberated safe space where community groups and students organized for over 23 years. Take a look at what they had to say.

We send special thanks to the Youth Channel at the Manhattan Neighborhood Network for filming and producing this film on our struggle to #SaveMSCC!

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*UPDATED* 10 Demands

WE DEMAND:
That the CUNY Board of Trustees & City College (CCNY) President Lisa S. Coico’s Administration Immediately Schedule A Principled Meeting With  Members of The Guillermo Morales-Assata Shakur Community & Student Center’s Board of Directors/Coordinating Committee In Order To Address And Resolve The Following (10) Demands……
1. The Immediate and Total Autonomous Restoration of The Guillermo Morales-Assata Shakur Community & Student Center @ CCNY to it’s 24 year space inside of Room 3-201/NAC.
2. The Immediate Publically Monitored Inspection & Return of all personal & organizational property which was stolen from the Morales-Shakur Center on Sunday, October 20, 2013 by CCNY security and; Total Financial Restitution with a Public Apology from CCNY Administration for all damages caused by the defamation, disruption, and cancellations of The Morales-Shakur Center’s student/community services & projects in general; And the Harlem based New York City Peoples Survival Program (PSP) in particular.
3. The complete and unrestricted use of all CCNY Buildings, Rooms, Libraries & Halls for Student Organized Events & Activities.
4. The Immediate Restoration of the CCNY Black/Africana Studies Department
5. The Immediate Restoration of the CCNY Women’s Studies Department
6. The Immediate Restoration of the CCNY Asian Studies Department
7. The Immediate End to Armed police/security guards, Uniformed ROTC armed forces personnel and all Police Security State Militarization and Brutality from CCNY & all CUNY/SUNYcampuses and institutions.
8. Total academic amnesty and the immediate dropping of all criminal charges against the “CUNY6 – Plus” Students and; The Immediate End to CUNY’s assault on US Constitutional Rights and the total elimination of it’s planned “Expressive Conduct Policy”
9. The Immediate Scheduling of a series of open to the public Town Hall Meetings between CCNY & Columbia University with the Harlem Community to discuss this and other neighborhood issues that mutually effect us all.
10. The Total and Permanent Restoration of “Free Tuition & Open Admissions” to The City University of New York (CCNY)
 
THE CAMPAIGN TO RESTORE & DEFEND THE MORALES-SHAKUR CENTER @ CCNY 
 
Visit our official website defendmorales-shakur.org/
SIGN OUR PETITION: http://tinyurl.com/savemscc
Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/MoralesShakurCenter
Follow us on Twitter @ DefendMSCenter  #SaveMSCC #CCNYShutdown #CCNY
Watch us on Youtube @ 
Morales Shakur Center 
CALL: (212) 726-2301
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Teach-In: 1969 Student Strike

Originally posted on City College Students for Educational Rights:

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Students for Educational Rights will be hosting a teach-in and discussion about the 1969 student strikes on Thursday, March 27th 5pm in the North Academic Center Room 5/111. We will be showing a short film and presentation on the historical aspects of the strike, and then facilitating conversation on the legacy of these strikes and what it means to the diversity of the campus today.

This event will be livestreamed, like our facebook page Students for Educational Rights or click this link to access the livestream.

Please join us and spread the word, light refreshments will be provided.

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*NEWS* Columbia Students Organize For Prison Divestment

This is an article by {Young}ist.

A group of  students entered the office of the president in Low Library this morning and read a letter to the President’s Deputy Chief of Staff demanding an end to Columbia University’s roughly $8 million dollar investment in the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and other companies involved in the private prison industry.

The group is also circulating the letter which can be found here, and can be reached at columbiaprisondivest@gmail.com.

The students, in their press release, say they began this campaign Wishing to hold their university accountable to its commitment against discrimination, they visited the President’s office hoping to discuss how these kinds of investments were affecting their own communities, which are communities of color, LGBTQ, international and working class communities, disproportionately represented in prisons.”

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Assata Shakur Is Welcome Here!

assata welcomeLet it be known!

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