Implemented by Students, for Students – Participatory Budgeting at Queens College

I have been the coordinator of the grassroots student Participatory Budgeting process at Queens College (PBQC) since the fall of 2017. All of my knowledge of community organizing has come through doing work on the ground, and it all started with joining this student movement. When I started writing for QC Voices I struggled with […]

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Theoretical Interlude: The Confluence of Student and Activist Identitites

  After looking back at two notable student movements in recent history in my last two pieces: The Affordability of Education and Campus Unrest Part 1, I want to conduct a thought experiment: How might different aspects of being a student influence one (or many) to take on the role of an activist?  How do the identities […]

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