Students Against Apartheid (University of Washington)

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Duration: Unknown: existed in 1985 - existed in April 1988
Location: Seattle, Washington, United States


Students Against Apartheid was a student group at the University of Washington that campaigned to get the university to divest from companies doing business in South Africa. Students Against Apartheid conducted sit-ins, demonstrations and educational activities. Students Against Apartheid lobbied the legislature and brought conflict-or-interest changes against the members of the Board of Regents to the attention of the Attorney General. (Source: Testimony of Philip Goldman of Students Against Apartheid to the Special Committee Against Apartheid in United States Student Movement Against Apartheid, Hearings at United Nations Headquarters, 27 June 1986 Notes and Documents 10/86, United Nations Centre Against Apartheid, September 1986; "Anti-Apartheid Demonstration", Lodi News-Sentinel, May 17, 1985; and Student and Youth Action News, The Africa Fund, Spring 1988.)