APSCUF’s September 2019 legislative assembly approved the following resolution about Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action.
Whereas the APSCUF Statewide Social Justice Committee formally endorsed the National Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action in 2018;
Whereas the APSCUF Legislative Assembly formally endorsed the National Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action in 2019;
Whereas solidarity between educators and across unions is essential for maintaining and growing a robust labor movement;
Whereas forces of inequity and white supremacy are structural, such that predominantly white institutions, like universities in the state system, both purvey and are affected by such forces;
BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED that statewide APSCUF will consider funding on request by chapter if requested by a chapter for committees of APSCUF members to organize Week of Action events on their campus;
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the West Chester University Social Justice Committee will lead a phone call for all interested organizers, which statewide APSCUF will promote to all chapters.