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2022: A year of PSC organizing for safety, justice and equity

Year in review

In March, PSC and CUNY Rising join forces with the United University Professions (the SUNY faculty and staff union) to lead hundreds across the Brooklyn Bridge to demand full funding for public higher education. (Credit: Erik McGregor)

In March, PSC and CUNY Rising join forces with the United University Professions (the SUNY faculty and staff union) to lead hundreds across the Brooklyn Bridge to demand full funding for public higher education. (Credit: Erik McGregor)

At a rally outside Medgar Evers College in February, members urge caution in campus reopening. (Credit: Erik McGregor)

At a rally outside Medgar Evers College in February, members urge caution in campus reopening. (Credit: Erik McGregor)

Members demand a safe reopening at a rally outside Bronx Community College. (Credit: Dave Sanders)

Members demand a safe reopening at a rally outside Bronx Community College. (Credit: Dave Sanders)

In March, members lobby lawmakers, including State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky. (Credit: Patrick Dodson)

In March, members lobby lawmakers, including State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky. (Credit: Patrick Dodson)

In March, city lawmakers vote to support the New Deal for CUNY. (Credit: Dave Sanders)

In March, city lawmakers vote to support the New Deal for CUNY. (Credit: Dave Sanders)

In June, the PSC protests the Adams administration's plan to reduce city funding for community colleges. (Credit: Dave Sanders)

In June, the PSC protests the Adams administration's plan to reduce city funding for community colleges. (Credit: Dave Sanders)

PSC officers lead members during the September Labor Day march. (Clarence Elie-Rivera)

PSC officers lead members during the September Labor Day march. (Clarence Elie-Rivera)

In October, members demand CUNY administration issue a strong budget request. (Erik McGregor)

In October, members demand CUNY administration issue a strong budget request. (Erik McGregor)

Since the start of Spring 2022, the union has been fighting for a safe campus reopening, demanding full state and city funding for public higher education and organizing for a fair collective bargaining agreement for faculty and staff.

Despite the upheaval and constraints of the COVID pandemic, the PSC was among the most vocal and visible unions fighting for labor and education in New York. Click through the photos above to look back on 2022, a year of struggle, organizing, demonstrating and mobilizing. 


Published: January 9, 2023 | Last Modified: January 12, 2023

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