The Debt Collective in Action With Student Debtors

OCCUPY THE DOE’S AGENDA! We invite you to join us at the Department of Education Public Hearing to support current and former Corinthian (Everest, Heald, and Wyotech) students who will be speak directly to DOE officials to tell their stories and demand debt cancellation. Tuesday, November 4, 2014 1-4PM…

Email #1: The Debt Collective's Pilot Project

Less than a month after our launch on September 17th, we have thousands of members, exciting media coverage, and we are working on an online platform to help debtors organize on a scale never seen before. The Debt Collective’s pilot project is with students and former students from for-profit…

From the Rolling Jubilee to the Debt Collective

Originally posted on teh Strike Debt blog here: http://strikedebt.org/debtbuy4/ Strike Debt’s Rolling Jubilee project has abolished $3,856,866 in private student loans for a little over $100,000. These debts were held by students who attended Everest College, a predatory for-profit institution in the Corinthian…

About the Debt Collective

Every month, we are forced into debt for basic necessities. We have no choice but to enter into contracts under unfair terms. We have little power to bargain or negotiate. Creditors are holding us hostage. When we can’t meet the terms of the contract, we are harassed, we have…