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Saturday, June 3 • 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Lessons of the Fighting Labor Movement: The Strikes of the 1930s and the Rise of the CIO

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This workshop will look at the great battles of the 1930s, including the general strikes, the organizing drives, the Unemployed Leagues. We'll discuss the role of African American workers in the struggle and the challenges of building an united labor movement. Participants will view pictures and film of the actual struggles and discuss how history relates to today's struggles.


Mark Emanatian

Senior Field Coordinator, Capital District Area Labor Federation

Jamaica Miles

Lead Organizer, Citizen Action of New York

Saturday June 3, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm EDT
Shaker Room

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