Buffalo, NY, United States
Monday Actions Meetings at 5 in GSEU Office, 200A Commons

Wednesday, January 14, 2009



This is not a UBSAS event, but it is a rally organized by some of our allies so if you are interested in the cause you should show up, Friday January 16th at 4pm 130 S. Elmwood in Buffalo.

USAS International 2009 Winter Conference

National United Students Against Sweatshops will be having thier annual winter conference in LA this year. It's going to be on Feb 6-8 in LA at the University of Southern California.There are travel scholarships available from USAS and we're going to be fund raising as a group to fill in what USAS can't. BUT you have to help us fundraise if you want to use UBSAS funds so contact us and/or come to a meeting. There is a $30 sliding scale registration fee.These conferences are a great space to better your skills as an organizer as well as meet great, like minded people from all over. There are skill building workshops, anti-oppression workshops, political education, and movement building workshops.

register here if there is even the slightest chance that you'll go:


We are still working on our campaign to get the University at Buffalo to sign on to the Designated Suppliers' Program (DSP). The Sweatfree Advisory Committee, an advisory board at UB made of students, faculty, and administrators, decided at the end of the semestre to recommend that President Simpson adopt the DSP.

This semestre we will continue having Action Meetings every Monday night at 5pm in the Capen Cafe, under the stairs on the ground floor of Capen Hall. The General Interest Meeting will be Monday January 23rd, so mark your calenders! Every first Monday of the month, starting February 2nd we will be having a film screening at 5:15 location and movies TBA (so keep checking). The third Monday of every month we will be having a discussion on various anti-oppresion issues. And at the other meetings we will be doing loads of interesting things, preparing for actions, events, meetings, etc.

We are tentatively having a bake sale in the Student Union the week of February the 9th (Valentines' Day week), we are also tentatively having another Activist Training the weekend of February 20th. And as we continue to pressure the administration to respect workers' rights and adopt the DSP we will have a lot more events coming up so keep checking out this page!