Brief Description:

This Friends of SNCC chapter was active on the Columbia University campus is 1965. In addition to raising funds and food, the members sponsored a rally to draw attention to the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party election. James Forman came to campus while he was the Executive Secretary of SNCC.


  • Faith Holsaert (1965 Chairman)
  • Eric Lerner (1965 Temporary Chairman)
  • Cathy Feola
  • Jean Murphy
  • Patricia Ronk
  • Dan Rarback


Friends of SNCC at C.U., Barnard Bulletin, February 25, 1965

Two CU Students Recount Their Experiences in Selma, and Postcrypt Benefit for Slema, Ala. to Open Tonight, Barnard Bulletin, March 18, 1965

Ralliers Call for Action on South’s Racial Crisis, Barnard Bulletin, March 22, 1965

SNCC Continues Work in the North, South Aids Negro Voters, Welfare Recipients, Barnard Bulletin, April 11, 1963

Letter to the Editor (Eric Lerner), Barnard Bulletin, May 3, 1965

Park Declines SNCC Request to Clarify Policy, Barnard Bulletin, May 3, 1965

C.U. SNCC to Protest Rights Forum Thursday, Barnard Bulletin, April 12, 1965