Georgetown President Holds Nike Accountable

Big news! After months of pressure from students, athletes, and faculty, Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia just became the first University President in the country to hold Nike accountable to fundamental labor rights. Georgetown, which holds the largest Air Jordan contract in the country, has notified Nike that the brand must agree to Georgetown's … Continue reading Georgetown President Holds Nike Accountable

Univ. of Texas Administrators Choose Profits Over People

Students at the University of Texas at Austin, are continuing to build their campaign against Nike. Although students and faculty have been demanding for months that Nike be held accountable to basic labor compliance, UT top administrators are instead choosing to let Nike's $250 million, 15-year agreement silence them. Prior to the group's "speak-out," UT … Continue reading Univ. of Texas Administrators Choose Profits Over People

Northeastern Schools Join Efforts Against Nike

Former Nike factory worker, Noi Supalai, met with students from across the Northeast to discuss the importance of independent monitoring in light of Nike's long history of labor rights violations. Students from Rutgers University, NYU, Northeastern, Tufts, Clark, and Emerson, all committed to support Noi's efforts to hold Nike accountable after she discussed how WRC … Continue reading Northeastern Schools Join Efforts Against Nike

Campaign Builds at Alma Mater of Nike CEO, Mark Parker

From Penn State University to Villanova, Bryn Mawr, and Ursinus College, hundreds of students came out to hear from former Nike factory worker, Noi Supalai. At Penn State, Noi said, “'I would like everyone to support each other in campaigning for Nike to be monitored,'... 'Nike says it has humanity, that it has morality; this … Continue reading Campaign Builds at Alma Mater of Nike CEO, Mark Parker

Outrage Over Nike’s Labor Practices Builds in the South

  Students at Virgina Tech and Appalachian State University turned out in big numbers to hear from former Nike worker, Noi Supalai. Following the event at Virginia Tech, students marched to the office of President Sands to demand he sever the school's contract with Nike if the brand doesn't ensure its supplier factories are accessible … Continue reading Outrage Over Nike’s Labor Practices Builds in the South