• Take action – sign petition against SFSU’s “religious holidays” list that includes “Israeli Independence Day”

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel encourages all supporters to sign on to the petition below in support of students, faculty and other community members at San Francisco State University (SFSU). In the latest incident of racism and Islamophobia on campus, a list of “religious holidays” was distributed to all […]

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  • ‘Daily Californian’ solicits, then kills, op-ed on academic boycott of Israel

    By Andrew Ross and John King, members of the USACBI Organizing Collective After the University of California chancellors posted an anti-BDS statement in December, Daily Californian editors solicited an op-ed response from Sacramento Regional Coalition for Palestinian Rights. The request was passed on to USACBI, an organization with more expertise on the academic boycott, and the two […]

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  • USACBI Statement on the ASA Lawsuit

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) announces a major victory for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, and for Palestine solidarity activism in the United States, with the dismissal of an anti-boycott lawsuit filed by Zionist plaintiffs. On February 4, 2019, a federal judge threw out the Louis […]

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  • Unwavering Love, Respect, and Support for Our Sister and Comrade, Dr. Angela Y. Davis

    The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) extends unwavering love, respect, and support to our sister and comrade, Dr. Angela Y. Davis. We were shocked and appalled to learn on January 6th that the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) rescinded the Fred L. Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award which was to […]

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  • 2018 Milestones: The Resistance Keeps Growing

    USACBI welcomes 2019 with a new milestone:  despite the ongoing attempts at censorship, at stifling activism, even at criminalizing BDS, we have surpassed 2000 endorsers!  Our movement is fighting back, with coalitions coming together to secure multiple victories against the Israel lobby, and the resistance is growing, and rising from the grassroots upwards.   Indeed, […]

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  • USACBI responds to Temple University’s statement concerning Professor Marc Lamont Hill

    (portions of this statement appear in an oped by a member of USACBI) On December 11, 2018, the Temple University Board of Trustees issued a four-paragraph statement in response to a speech given by Professor Marc Lamont Hill at the United Nations on the occasion of International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.  The […]

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  • USACBI call to action: Resist the attempts to censor Marc Lamont Hill for his clarity on Palestine

    USACBI reiterates its support for Marc Lamont Hill and we stand by his principled critique of Israeli settler-colonialism and occupation of historic Palestine. Since 1977 the United Nations has hosted an International Day of Solidarity with Palestinians, an occasion passed by Resolution 181 of the General Assembly, in place since 1947. The occasion for Hill’s […]

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  • Marc Lamont Hill has nothing to be sorry for: USACBI stands with Prof. Hill and demands a free Palestine, from the river to the sea

    On Nov. 28th, at an event marking the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Professor Marc Lamont Hill gave a speech at the United Nations.  In it, he criticized the Israeli state’s apartheid politics and military occupation and called for boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) against Israel. During this speech, he called for […]

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  • USACBI salutes Pitzer faculty’s groundbreaking vote to suspend Study Abroad in Israel

    USACBI applauds the Pitzer College faculty’s precedent-setting vote to suspend their Study Abroad program at Haifa University. Earlier this year, USACBI launched a national campaign demanding the end of Study Abroad collaborations with Israeli universities on US campuses.  The Pitzer faculty vote is fully in accord with this campaign. Together with their insistence that the Pitzer President and Board of Regents implement students’ divestment resolution, their decisive […]

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  • USACBI demands CNN immediately reinstate Dr. Marc Lamont Hill

    USACBI condemns CNN’s decision to cut ties with Dr Marc Lamont Hill and we call for his immediate reinstatement as a political commentator for the network.    On November 29, 2018, the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Professor Marc Lamont Hill gave a speech at the United Nations in which he called […]

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