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The group of RAs compiled their concerns, both those relevant to the unique circumstances amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic and also those which have been common grievances among RAs for many years.

‘A quintessential example of trying to operate business as usual’: RAs call upon the University to address urgent safety concerns and provide necessary resources amid pandemic

The COVID-19 and safety-related demands include financial compensation and hazard pay, adequate personal protective equipment and risk reduction, revised and clearly articulated policing and COVID-19 guidelines, provisions for food security and housing stability and revised financial aid policies for resident staff. 

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Every stand we take against normalized monuments of racism is a sign of our commitment to all University students of color.
With such negative portrayals, I can tell you that as a Native American it is sometimes painful to be a student at the University.
In order to even begin unravelling the damage caused by its colonial past, the University must work both to increase the admittance of Native students and to meet their existing demands.
To guarantee the council is helping those who could be most influenced by its aid, there has to be public input. 
Comprised of representatives from the City of Charlottesville, Albemarle County and University, PACC was founded in 1986 and serves as an advisory body for land use issues in critical areas.  

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