June 21, 2021 –
We are gathering to voice our dissatisfactions with UO's eviction notices, accommodation claims and relocation uncertainties of Graduate Village residents. Even though UO has been sharing false claims of renewing the leases of all the residents of Grad Village, who wanted to extend their stay, the reality is different. The undergrads are having to vacate their units already, not all graduate students got to renew their leases within the short notice around finals week and those "promised" a unit in a different Graduate Housing settlement have not been confirmed when/where they'll be moved. As news coverage of these developments has also bought into the "accommodation"/ "resolution" narratives, we are rallying to raise issues of falsity, concerns of discrepancy and lack of security for Graduate Housing at the UO. Join us if you are able and around to show your solidarity when nothing more material seems achievable or guaranteed at this difficult time.
Wear your GTFF gears if you'd like; bring your peers, partners, students or family. We'll have some signs, water and snacks to share.