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A Professor and Organizer. Sound Familiar?

Nicky Gonzalez Yuen, a student at Carleton College in the late 1970s, stood in the campus center, frustrated and tired. As the South Africa divestment campaign of that era morphed into a broader fight to move the college towards more ethical buying and investment policies, Nicky had spent the day being pushed around by a college administration that was skeptical of student organizers and slow to change. 

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11 Years Ago

Eleven years ago today we lost Paul, Sheila, Marcia, Tom, Mary, and Will. Today we dare to work for a world worthy of their hopes and dreams, one where we all do better when we all do better. Wellstone Action turns ten this year, and we’re going to keep fighting for our country’s future because those we lost would expect nothing less from us.

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