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Guide to the Student Liberation Action Movement (SLAM!) Records TAM 351

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
10th Floor
New York, NY 10012
(212) 998-2630

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

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Title: Student Liberation Action Movement (SLAM!) Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1989-2007
Dates [bulk]: 1999-2003
Abstract: SLAM! (formed in 1996) was a citywide radical student activist group, based at Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY). SLAM!'s main organizing concern was to stop the budget cuts and tuition hikes at CUNY, but they also addressed various social justice issues, particularly those relating to the ethnically and racially diverse and largely working class student body at CUNY. The records include meeting agendas and minutes, promotional material and brochures, material related to reading groups and fundraising; topical campaign files, including material related to Mumia Abu-Jamal Youth, Rising: Taking Back our Stolen Education, CUNY Coalition for Open Admissions campaigns; documents related programs such as the Summer Youth Employment Program and the High School Organizing Program; commercial and recorded VHS tapes related to Crazy Horse, Nelson Mandela, workers rights issues, 9/11 and global economic theory.
Quantity: 23.5 Linear Feet in 25 boxes
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: TAM 351