Endowment 101 (in under 4 minutes)

Do you feel like you don’t know enough about how money is spent by Mount Holyoke? We don’t blame you – college finance is confusing and non-transparent. We did some research and worked with the amazingly talented Mount Holyoke Broadcasting Channel to create this short piece to clarify misconceptions about how college finances work. Spend the next…

Non-Donation Pledge

The Climate Justice Coalition started a Non-Donation Pledge for students and alumni to sign stating they won’t be donating money to Mount Holyoke until they commit to divesting from fossil fuels. We started this pledge because of how the administration has ignored student voices. This pledge is fossil fuel divestment specific, but there are countless examples…

A Letter to Prospective Students

Dear Prospective Students, You deserve an administration that listens to you and values your thoughts, experiences, and stories. You deserve an administration that actively responds to your concerns. You deserve representative faculty who share some of your lived experiences. You deserve an administration that is transparent and accountable. You deserve an administration that provides adequate…

MHCJC Stands Against White Supremacy

The Mount Holyoke Climate Justice Coalition stands in solidarity with people fighting white supremacy, particularly communities of color, Jewish communities, and other directly affected groups, in the aftermath of the August 12, 2017 events in Charlottesville, Virginia. White supremacy is not “back”: it has continued to exist in varying manifestations throughout the history of the…

“Climate Justice is Social Justice”: Mount Holyoke Students Rally for Intersectional Climate Justice

SOUTH HADLEY, Massachusetts — On Friday, October 14, student activists at Mount Holyoke College came together in solidarity for intersectional climate justice. Mount Holyoke Climate Justice Coalition (CJC) led a rally to demonstrate how climate justice is related to other social justice efforts, such as animal rights and #BlackLivesMatter. Climate change disproportionately affects women, children,…