2021 Fundraisers

The Emerson College Staff Union believes that Black Lives Matter, that police violence against Black and Brown communities must stop, that racism is systemic and must be dismantled.

In honor of Juneteenth, we’re calling on our members to support and uplift two organizations who do important work in our communities: League of Women for Community Service and Families for Justice as Healing. We know it’s been a hard year for everyone, but if you have the means, please donate to one or both these organizations. Please visit our fundraising pages to learn more and donate:

2021 Fundraiser – Families for Justice as Healing

2021 Fundraiser – League of Women for Community Service

A zoom session showing a gallery of smiling SEIU members who all have a "Local 888 SEIU" background.

“We Should be Getting That Back”: Staff Union Seeks Reinstatement of Benefits as Pandemic Endures

by Domenic Conte via The Berkeley Beacon / “Members of Emerson’s staff union are vying to return to their hard-earned pre-pandemic financial safeguards after enduring a semester without the benefits they sacrificed to the college to help ward off . . .”

Leadership’s Response to Current and Ongoing Systemic Racism

Dear Friends, Here we are. Once again searching for the right words, the right way to feel to overcome hopelessness and fear. This is the second time in a matter of months that we are moved to write to you about racism that is hurting our community and our nation. Do we keep it professional? […]