Collin Poirot

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Collin Poirot


Collin Poirot aka Collin Pelletier is a student at Harvard Law School (Harvard Law). He graduated from the University of Austin (UT Austin) in 2015. While at UT Austin, Poirot was Assistant Director at the University of Texas Campus Environmental Center.

Poirot is a member of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at Harvard (SJP Harvard) and was a member of the Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC) at UT Austin.

Fight Back! supporter

Fight Back! / ¡Lucha y Resiste! is a Facebook group for readers and supporters of Fight Back! / ¡Lucha y Resiste! the newspaper of Freedom Road Socialist Organization/FightBack!

As of July 5 2020 members included Collin Poirot.

"Women hold up half the sky"

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Join us this March 8th to celebrate International Women’s Day! Revolution needs women and women need Revolution. A movement should be judged by the participation of women and we aim to honor the heroic contributions of women revolutionary comrades, learn their stories and remember their names! Presented by a panel of feminist activists and hosted by Red Guards Austin.

Participants

Second from left Meli LaSalle, Norah Andrea La Torre, Ada Yaeger, and Michelle Uche second from right

With Meli LaSalle, Vonds Dubuisson, Ada Yaeger, Norah Andrea La Torre and Michelle Uche spoke at at MonkeyWrench Books, a radical bookstore in Austin Texas, March 2015.[1]

The event, "Women hold up half the sky" was hosted by Red Guards Austin.

Those indicating their intention to attend on Wherevent included Rachel Harris, Norah Andrea La Torre, Pamela Del Valle, Tee Luke, Alma Buena, Sophia Nachalo, Christina Crowley, Gillian Poirot, Merryn McNeil, Ashley Hurst, Anna Parris, Marleen Villanueva, AuDee Salinas, Annaliese Krumnow, Lynn Cowles, Caroline Eck, Victoria Grefer, Amanda Vickery, Joshua Mayhew, Dallas Hogan, Collin Pelletier, Julian Copado, Scott Grimes, Ramsey Doany, Kyle Joseph, Facundo Rompe, Karl Herrera, Nick Sheffield, Joseph Robertson, Devin E. Mardvich, Scan Reason, Maria Lorena Barros, Lindsay J. Porter, Benjamin Blowe, Staso Stubljar, Steven Walters, Zach Guerinot.[2]

FRSO school

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On September 10th, 2016, thirty-five students and community members gathered from Florida and North Carolina to participate in a day school hosted by members of the Student Commission of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization/FightBack!). The event consisted of presentations on revolutionary theory and how students apply it to their activism.

Fern Figueroa of the FRSO opened the event saying, “Students can play a special role in uniting and organizing sectors of people by learning revolutionary theory, engaging in their own struggle on campus, and ultimately by joining history's greatest revolutionary class - the working class.”

Tampa Bay FRSO member Danya Zituni explained, “The role of the university under this capitalist system is to indoctrinate students with the ideas of the ruling class. By mobilizing students to fight, we can learn about the nature of the system we are up against and what methods are effective against it.”

Taina Pantoja, of Tampa Bay SDS said, “It’s important to understand that Marxist-Leninist theory provides us with a guide for making actual material change.”

The event ended with a speech by Tallahassee FRSO member Zachary Schultz who said, “The Day School represents a real development in the revolutionary movement among students. Students are wanting and ready to take up Marxism-Leninism, the theory of revolution. Students are learning and organizing to build the movements of oppressed nationalities and workers to overthrow the capitalists.”[3]

Those signalling their intention to attend on Wherevent included;

Taina Pantoja, Danya Zituni, Jessica Schwartz, Regina Joseph, Ionie Lopez, Yu Sun, Jade Weiss, Angelica Hernandez, Elizabeth A'ya, Sarah Owusu-Tweneboah, Marc Silverstein, Idris Aderoju, Matt Schott, Josiah Shand, Matthew Morrow, Fern Figueroa, Jon Mitchel, Collin Pelletier, Chrisley Carpio, Noah Peretz, Zachary Schultz, Albert Kishek, Jack Ling, Sam Beutler, Bill Aiman, Jerry Evans.[4]

SDS 2016 National Conference

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Public · Hosted by Students for a Democratic Society at UMN

Oct 8, 2016 at 9 AM to Oct 9, 2016 at 1 PM CDT

The 2016 national convention of Students for a Democratic Society, here at the University of Minnesota!

Featuring guest speakers:

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