Willamette Coalition Against Apartheid

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Duration: September 1978 - Unknown, existed in 1979
Location: Salem, Oregon, United States


The Willamette Coalition Against Apartheid was a student anti-apartheid organization at Willamette University was formed in September 1978. The Willamette Coalition Against Apartheid campaigned for divestment of the University’s South Africa linked stock. The Willamette Coalition Against Apartheid organized events such as plays, tech-ins, an ethnic dinner and hosted Dumisani Kumalo of the American Committee on Africa. The Willamette Coalition Against Apartheid also targeted United States National Bank of Oregon because of its loans to South Africa. (Source: A Luta Continua, Undated, about February 1979; and Issue No. 5, May 1979, South Africa Catalyst Project, available on this website.)