We call upon MIT to establish an Institute-wide body this Fall with the charge to create a long-term strategic plan, including concrete measures to increase the number of Black graduate students. To be effective this strategic plan must be backed by the purse strings of the Institute.
Current UA Officers agree Danielle Geathers and Yu Jing Chen stand out as leaders in this time of uncertainty
Danielle and Yu Jing are running a student-centered campaign from the perspective that change originates from student involvement. Their plan is to implement more “policy-focused [UA] committees” which will directly give every student an institutionalized place to do work on student issues and hear updates.