This is an historic week for organizers and others who have been fighting for years for debt relief and free public college. Since 2014 members of the Debt Collective have been pushing for relief. Now their demands have gone from the margins to the mainstream.
Strike Debt talked to this family several years ago. Their story is one of millions of reasons we keep organizing.
The launch event was held at Chuco’s Justice Center in Inglewood, CA
The Debt Collective joins a coalition to fight for an end to fines and fees in California.
No one should have to go into debt for good health.
Judge rules that the Department of Education’s delays in implementing 2016 borrower defense rule were illegal and caused serious harm to borrowers
But what about when debt is incurred unavoidably, just to stay alive?
For-profit borrowers demand to have their debts relieved.
Debt Collective members meet in Cincinnati to discuss how people of color are disproportionately affected by debt.
Debt Collective members are engaged in research and analysis so we can all better understand how different debt types are connected.
Student debt strikers disrupt the NASFAA conference parade to draw attention to their demands.
In a historic meeting, for-profit borrowers met with officials from the Department of Education and other agencies to demand debt relief.