Media Coverage

Below is a list we have compiled of all media coverage pertaining to the document check process over the last month, ordered chronologically:


November 11
Pomona Reviews Employee Documents; WFJ Protest

November 16
Pomona College Food Workers Rally After Documentation Questioned

November 18
Faculty Resolve to Support Workers; Students, Staff Protest Document Checks

Students Should Follow Faculty’s Lead

November 21
Board of Trustees Calls For Document Audit

November 23
Letter to the Pomona College Board of Trustees

December 1
Letter to the Editor: A Response to the Pomona College Board of Trustees

Workers for Justice Boycotts Dining Halls

Alexander Vigil Protests Pomona’s Document Check

December 2
17 Employees Terminated Over Documents; Boycott, Vigil Extended

15 Arrested in Protests Over Documentation Firings

Why I Am a Part of the Alexander Hall Vigil

Vigil Shows Pomona Students at Their Best

Pomona College Protest: Terminated Undocumented Workers Chant ‘We’re Here And We’re Not Leaving’

15 Arrested in Protest of Pomona Dining Hall Firings

December 5
Pomona Terminates 17 Over Documents

Letter to the Editor: A Response to Professor Teter’s Letter

Letter to the Editor: December 5 Reply Letter to the Board

December 8
Social Activism 101: Fired Pomona College employees practice the art of civil disobedience—Occupy style

December 10
Letter from Sidley Austin to the Pomona College Community

Letter to the Editor: Hunger Fast Statement of Purpose

December 12
Closed-door meetings scheduled with Pomona College officials over dismissed dining hall workers

December 15
Nasty Bosses on College Campuses

BOT Hears Criticism, Suggestions in Meetings with Faculty, Staff, Students


February 2
Immigrant Worker Firings Unsettle a College Campus

Worker Firings Inflame Pomona College

February 3
Frank Remains Closed on Weekends

Trustees Review Audit, Communication

Students Discontinue Vigil Outside Alexander

Where Things Stand With Dining Hall Workers

February 8
Pomona College Caught in ‘Wave of Anti-Immigrant Hysteria,’ Says Professor

Help Stop Pomona College’s Outrageous Anti-Immigrant Actions

Pomona College–Anti-Immigrant?

Feburary 9
Pomona Firings Show The Paradox of Immigrant Labor Organizing

Editorial on Document-Check Aftermath

Document-Check Timeline

Student-Trustee Taskforce: Proposals for Moving Forward

Critique of the Extended Vigil: Building a Stronger Movement

(still) in the spirit of a welcoming and inclusive campus environment

Notes from the Open Forum

February 16

Flaws in Board of Trustees Call for Reform

February 12
Firing of Workers Who Failed to Provide Documents Divides Pomona College

February 16

Flaws in Board of Trustees Call for Reforms

February 22

Students, Faculty, Former Workers Divided over Firing of Undocumented Workers at Pomona

February 24

Immigration Reform and Unionization; Dining Hall Workers Seek Justice for All Workers

Board of Trustees Must Release Internal Report

Religious Leaders Support Workers with Vigil

Photos: About 120 Protestors Gather at Pomona College

March 2

WFJ and UNITE HERE Rally Against Board of Trustees

March 4

Why Labor Organizing is a Civil Right — and Why Ann Coulter is Wrong

March 9

Why I Won’t Donate to the Senior Gift

March 30

Rally Supports Fired Pomona Workers

Cesar Chavez Day Rally Draws Hundreds in Support of Workers

March 31

Pomona College Protest’s Party Atmosphere Belies Strife

For Cesar Chavez Day, Can Pomona College Give Peace a Chance? Si, Se Puede!

April 3

Unions, Rep. Chu, and Community Rally for Workers for Justice

April 4

Turning Oppression into Power: Fighting Pomona College and Community Division

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