We are saddened and frustrated to learn that Stanford has decided to withdraw its General Use Permit application.
Tuesday’s hearing marked the final stages of over three years of community involvement before Santa Clara’s Board of Supervisors begin final deliberations on Nov. 5.
During contract negotiations this summer between Stanford University and SEIU Local 2007, Stanford’s service workers union, SEIU explicitly asked Stanford to address its members lack of access to affordable housing during an undeniable crisis. Yet Stanford has done next to nothing to address this crisis.
From navigating broken blenders to mildewed shower tiles, campus workers shared their experiences working for the University at a Thursday storytelling event highlighting personal narratives related to workers’ rights.
The Stanford Coalition for Planning an Equitable 2035 (SCoPE 2035) held several demonstrations across campus on Thursday to protest Stanford’s lawsuit against Santa Clara County’s housing ordinance.
On Tuesday night, the Campus Workers Coalition collaborated with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 2007 to host a teach-in.
On Wednesday night the Stanford Coalition for Planning an Equitable 2035 (SCoPE 2035) hosted a teach-in and open meeting in Harmony House a to discuss the current state of housing, affordability and workers’ rights at Stanford and in the Bay Area.
Housing, workers’ rights, sustainability and transportation were among the key issues discussed at the Stanford Coalition for Planning an Equitable 2035 (SCoPE 2035) Town Hall on Monday.