At the end of each academic quarter, For a Democratic University initiates
a Grade-In at Suzzallo Espresso. Whether you have participated in the past
or not, join with other grad student workers from* 12PM - 5PM at Suzzallo
on Wednesday, December 14 and Thursday, December 15 *to grade, read, write,
work on research and to show your solidarity with other workers on campus.
Why do we do this? As workers at UW, our labor is our power. The
contributions we make alongside students, faculty and staff around us are
easily discredited and made invisible when we work alone, hunkered down and
isolated at our own desks. At the Grade-In, however, we engage a public
space and quietly demonstrate to those around us that there is a politics
at our workplace.
We will also be discussing possibilities for bringing Occupy to UW in