Resolution Condemning Deportation Raids From United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) WHEREAS, the United States is home to an approximated 12.5 million undocumented individuals who contribute to American society and come from mixed status families; WHEREAS, Undocumented youth across the nation are seeking to receive a higher education within the United States to better the […]
Vice President Breana Ross’ Speech at the National Action Network Rally for Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity
Wednesday, December 8, 2015 Vice President Breana Ross’ Speech at the National Action Network Rally for Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Good Morning, My name is Breana Ross and I am the Vice President of the United States Student Association, the nation’s oldest and largest education justice organization representing over 1.5 million students. Affirmative action […]
Here are some media highlights of organizing by USSA members last week! November 12 Million Student March (most of these actions also included solidarity with Mizzou) Rowan University N.J., Philly college student protesters demand tuition-free education (NJ.com) UMass-Amherst Million Student March Slideshow (Daily Collegian) Students demand wide range of changes at Million Student March (Daily Collegian) […]
Thursday, November 19, 2015 University of Missouri Statement of Solidarity To all Black students at Mizzou, The People’s of African Descent caucus stands with you in solidarity. To those who would threaten your sense of safety, we are watching. We, as members of the Peoples of African Descent caucus from the United States Student Association […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, October 5, 2015 Statement by the USSA Board of Directors on Umpqua Community College Shooting Today, we hold in memory the lives of students and professors that were lost at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. Instead of being […]
Please read our statement on the proposed elimination of the Perkins Loan program.
Please read our statement on repression of student protests at the University of N’Djamena.
View a statement by USSA President, Maxwell John Love, on the Fox News Republican debate.
Please read this statement from the USSA President and Vice President on the Labor HHS Education Appropriations Bill.
On Friday, the Department of Education released a draft regulation that offers new protections to students who rely on financial aid to pay for expenses after tuition, such as books, rent, and groceries. Currently, banks and financial firms partner with colleges and universities to disburse the remaining balance on students’ financial aid after tuition is […]