March 2010

Student Labor Action Week

When I was in college, I used to make people laugh when I said I wanted to “slap corporate greed!” What I mean was that I wanted to take part in Student Labor Action Week. Having attended a pretty conservative school, this kind of activity was never easy to do—and was definitely never very popular—which, although sometimes more fun, often simply made me feel more nervous and puke-possible than I normally did as a “lone liberal” on campus.

The cool think about the Student Labor Action Project (SLAP! Get it? “Slap” corporate greed? Yeah… nevermind.) is that it hosts events all across the country on campuses that are likely to be near you. So you can always turn to them to get help in hosting an event, taking action, or even simply attending one of their events.