The Pacific Northwest Inter-Campus Organizing Collective (PICOC) is a collective of workers from institutions of higher education in the Pacific Northwest—non-tenure and tenure line faculty, staff, and students—dedicated to resisting the neoliberal takeover (corporatization) of higher education and transforming academia by promoting and supporting the development of a more equitable and sustainable vision of higher education as a common good. Learn more…

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Recent events

The Next System and the Academy: Systemic Crises, Movements, and Change in the 2020s
Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Cost: Free
More information: https://cssr.gmu.edu/events/12009

Post-Capitalism Conference: All session videos available on the event site (once logged in)
Date(s): Thursday, April 22 – Sunday, April 25
Cost: Free (donations welcome)
The conference is envisioned as a virtual space for grassroots organizations, community activists, educators, students, and others committed to social and environmental justice to come together to exchange experiences/information, strengthen alliances and networks, and devise strategies to create an explicitly post-capitalist society using the “Solidarity Economy” framework.
More information: https://cooperationhumboldt.com/post-capitalism-conference/
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/458596411929562

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