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Letter from COO Rob Goldberg

Read COO Goldberg's e-mail to the Barnard Community on the Task Force Recommendation on Divestment here: task-force-recommendation-on-divestment
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Student Activism Op-Ed Appears in Spectator

Read Divest team member Evelyn Mayo's op-ed about the struggles of student activism and the necessity of climate justice here!
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Join Us: CDCJ and BCSN Demand a Statement

Divest Barnard stands with Columbia Divest for Climate Justice as a part of the Barnard Columbia Solidarity Network in demanding that President Bollinger make a public statement recommending fossil fuel divestment to the Board of Trustees! JOIN US THIS THURSDAY,…
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Yale Takes First Steps Towards Divestment

The momentum keeps building! Congrats to Yale for taking these first steps towards full divestment and to Fossil Free Yale for their hard work! "Although this represents an exciting choice on the part of two of Yale’s investment managers to…
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Board of Trustees Welcome Committee

Just your friendly welcome committee to the Board of Trustees to remind them that we will hold them accountable for their actions and look forward to pursuing divestment together!
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Success at Divest UMW

Congratulations for the hard work of our comrades at Divest UMW! You can read more about their success here. They aren't alone in the push for divestment! Check out a full list of fossil fuel divestment committers at http://gofossilfree.org/commitments.  
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Columbia Agrees to Raise Student Minimum Wage Due to Student Activist Pressure

A huge congratulations to our comrades in SWS and all the folks involved in the ‪#‎FightFor15‬ movement at Barnard and Columbia! Every step towards economic justice strengthens the fight for climate justice and a transition to a post-extractive, post-exploitative economy.…
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Divest Barnard Spectator Op-Ed: Can you hear us now?

Find the full op-ed here: http://columbiaspectator.com/opinion/2016/03/10/can-you-hear-us-now
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Spectator article on SGA referendum

"96 percent of 24 percent of Barnard student body vote in favor of fossil fuel divestment, according to SGA referendum" Read the corrected article here: http://columbiaspectator.com/news/2016/01/31/sga-fossil
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