On Monday, hundreds of educators and students nationwide participated in a “day of refusal” wherein they refused to go to work or class to protest the presence of police on college campuses.
According to Campus Reform, Stanford University Professor David Palumbo-Liu went so far as to cancel his class. Palumbo-Liu also co-founded the Campus Antifascist (Antifa) network.
The “day of refusal” was organized by the “Cops Off Campus Coalition,” a national network of students with the stated goal “to get cops off campus and cops off the planet.” Participants were asked to sign a petition, which included a list of demands.
Demands included eliminating all police off of all campuses nationwide, demanding “the land back,” and demanding that money be reallocated from policing to “community safety and education.”
The petition reads:
I pledge to absent myself from work, class, teaching, and more on Monday, May 3, 2021, as part of the national Day of Refusal to demand cops off campus. As a member of a