Cross-State March and Rallies Schedule
100 Mile Walk!
Saturday, October 2nd Cross-State March Launch Rally Main Quad, Berkshire Community College (BCC), Pittsfield, MA Walkers head east from BCC to Westfield State University (WSU) Westfield State University Bike Riders ride from BCC to WSU Rally with Walkers and Bikers at Westfield State University, Scanlon Living Room
100 Mile Walk – Events
Students, faculty and alumni are walking from Pittsfield to Boston October 2nd to 7th to urge legislators to reverse the state’s disinvestment in public colleges and universities. The Walk kicks off at Berkshire Community College at 11 a.m. October 2, and ends with a rally at the State House in Boston on October 7, timed […]
100 Mile Walk Across Massachusetts to Defend Public Higher Education
100 Mile Cross-State March Events Berkshire Community College The 100 Mile Cross-State March kicks off at Berkshire Community College with a rally on the main Quad area on October 2nd at 11 am. Among the speakers at the rally will be State Senator Ben Downing, Candidate for State Representative from the Berkshire 2nd District Paul Mark, […]
Higher Education Chief Decries Cuts in Funding
For Immediate Release, September 23, 2010 For more information, contact Max Page, 413-219-7633 Alex Kulenovic, 617-291-5362 100 Mile Walk Across Massachusetts to Defend Public Higher Education Students, faculty and alumni are walking from Pittsfield to Boston October 2nd to 7th to urge legislators to reverse the state’s disinvestment in public colleges and universities. The Walk […]
Understanding Our Tax System: A Primer for Active Citizens
By Tracy Jan Globe Staff / September 9, 2010 Massachusetts higher education commissioner Richard Freeland criticized state legislators yesterday for continuing to cut funding for public universities and colleges amid increased student demand, saying that they have put the system of 29 schools in a compromised position. The campuses — including 15 community colleges, nine […]
Statewide March and Rally to Defend Public Higher Education!
An Introduction to the MassBudget Tax Primer By: Kurt Wise and Noah Berger Thursday, September 9, 2010 Taxes are the way that we combine our resources, through government, to accomplish things that we can’t do as well, or perhaps at all, as individuals: educate our children, build and maintain transportation infrastructure, provide police and fire […]
Statewide March and Rally to Defend Public Higher Education! The Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts (PHENOM) is organizing a statewide march and rally to draw attention to the funding crisis in public higher education. The statewide March & Rally to Defend Public Higher Education, a dramatic week-long walk across the state, will culminate with […]