• Call for Campaigns to End Study Abroad Programs in or Exchanges with Israeli Universities

    USACBI calls for campaigns at US colleges and universities to end study abroad programs in, or exchanges with, Israeli universities. Ending these programs is a particularly important component of boycotting Israeli universities, properly recognized as institutions that play a central role in the denial of freedom to Palestinians (see Maya Wind, Towers of Ivory and […]

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  • December 15-16, 2023: #LaborShutItDown4Palestine: End All Complicity With Genocide—Stop Arming Israel!

    #LaborShutItDown4Palestine on D15-16, 2023 End All Complicity With Genocide—Stop Arming Israel! We welcome growing union calls for a permanent ceasefire to end the U.S.-backed Israeli genocide in Gaza. Now, we call on our labor bodies to take the next step of fully embracing the Urgent Call from Palestinian Trade Unions: End all Complicity, Stop Arming Israel, and of […]

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  • The Gaza Resolution

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel joined organizations and movements around the world in endorsing the Gaza Resolution, initiated by Progressive International: We, the undersigned: (1) Grieve the lives claimed in the renewed cycle of violence, brutality, and destruction unleashed by the ongoing occupation of Palestine; (2) Consider that the […]

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  • USACBI statement in solidarity with the people of Maui

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) stands in solidarity with the people of Maui, and with Kānaka Maoli who, as they work to survive and recover from the devastation and trauma wrought by the August 2023 wild fires, do so as part of a long and ongoing struggle against […]

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  • BDS VICTORY FOR PALESTINIAN FREEDOM: American Anthropological Association (AAA) Adopts Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions

    USACBI congratulates the membership of the American Anthropological Association for adopting a boycott of Israeli universities by a decisive margin, with 71% of voting members approving the boycott.  This AAA vote accepts and embraces the call from Palestinian civil society organizations for boycotts, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) in support of the Palestinian struggle for freedom […]

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  • USACBI’s message for Nakba 2023: Confronting the ongoing Nakba

    On Nakba Day, USACBI salutes the steadfast resolve of the Palestinian people for their resistance to 75 years of colonial repression and land theft. We stand in solidarity with their efforts, and we pledge to do whatever we can, as US-based academics, writers, and artists, to deliver Palestinian freedom, from the river to the sea. […]

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  • May 15, USACBI Webinar: Resisting the Ongoing Nakba — The Role of Academic and Cultural Boycott

    Join the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel for a webinar commemorating #Nakba75 and discussing the role of academic and cultural boycott in confronting the ongoing Nakba. Monday, May 15 5:00 – 6:30 pm Eastern time (2:00 – 3:30 pm Pacific) REGISTER HERE With speakers: Riham Barghouti, Amahl Bishara, Sunaina Maira, […]

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  • USACBI celebrates victory for Dr. Lara Sheehi, cleared of false allegations at GWU

    USACBI celebrates the victory for Dr. Lara Sheehi–and for Palestine solidarity work!–that comes with the findings that the Zionist group Stand With Us (SWU) subjected Dr. Sheehi, a professor of clinical psychology at George Washington University (GWU), to a politically-motivated, Title IV complaint when they falsely charged her with antisemitism. GWU responded to SWU’s complaint […]

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  • USACBI celebrates court victory over anti-boycott lawsuit

    The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel stands with the American Studies Association in celebrating the dismissal by a District of Columbia Superior Court of a spurious lawsuit targeting the ASA membership’s 2013 vote to boycott Israeli Universities. The ruling finding that this was a SLAPP suit–or a strategic lawsuit against […]

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  • Sign on: Letter in support of Dr. Lara Sheehi

    Please sign on to the following USACBI letter in support of Dr. Lara Sheehi, to be sent to George Washington University. Dr. Sheehi has been subjected to anti-Palestinian attacks and lawfare by StandWithUs, and this letter urges the GWU administration to take action to protect her academic freedom. Click here to sign on: https://bit.ly/sheehisupport. ** […]

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