New England Institute of Art Students Storm Campus to Deliver Demand Letter

On Wednesday students who attended predatory for-profit college, the New England Institute of Art, stormed their former campus to demand justice, including debt cancellation, for all those who attended the school. Travis Alex and Edgar Troncosco filmed and photographed the action. Kim Tran showed up with red squares. Winnie O'Donnel…

Ohio Debt Assembly Participants Talk Economics, Race, and the Movement for Debt Cancellation

Student debtors around the country are hosting debt assemblies to kickstart local organizing against predatory lenders and to push for free, quality higher education for all. The movement is being led by for-profit college students who were scammed by their schools. In August, members of the Debt Collective who attended…

Student Pressure Pushes ITT Tech to Close : What It Means For You

ITT recently closed as a result of the Department of Education's announcement that it will stop funding the schools, effective immediately. This is a move that would not have happened without pressure from students who have been organizing and making their voices heard. For more than a year, former ITT…

How to Get Organized: Host a Local Debt Assembly

The fight to get debts cancelled for everyone defrauded by predatory schools is heating up. Debt Collective members around the country are talking to their friends and family about the fraudulent for-profit higher education system. Some organizers are hosting small debt assemblies in parks, libraries, and backyards to share details…

Make Your Voice Heard: Submit a Comment on Defense to Repayment

When the Department of Education makes new regulations about for-profit colleges, it’s usually for-profit colleges who dominate the proceedings. By uniting together, Debt Collective members are changing that. This month, there is another opportunity for all of us to make our voices heard. The Department of Education is currently…