One of the people who filed the complaint, Kursat Christoff Pekgoz, has also filed complaints with OCR against Yale University, the University of Southern California, Georgetown University, and Northwestern University.
Harvard is already undergoing three federal probes into its Title IX compliance.
Event attendees made fleece blankets for homeless and low-income people in Cambridge; sorted food and winter clothing donations; and crafted valentines for seniors, veterans, and active military overseas
United States Senator and presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren attended the event and spoke with volunteers and organizers alike.
Local activists and at least one public official are calling on Harvard to remove the Sackler family’s name from its buildings after a court filing alleged the family knowingly understated the risks of its company’s addictive opioid product.
Arthur M. Sackler has donated significant sums to Harvard and helped fund the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, which holds the University’s collection of Asian, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean art.