The Worker Institute Hosts Annual New York Labor History Conference
The Worker Institute is proud to host and sponsor New York Labor History Association's annual conference Can't Turn Back: Unfinished Tasks of the Civil Rights Movement. The conference will explore the legacy of the Civil Rights Movement and today’s ongoing fight for racial and economic justice.
The conference kicks off Friday, May 6th with a keynote address by Jerald Podair entitled “They Couldn’t Wait: A. Philip Randolph, Bayard Rustin and the Struggle for American Equality,” and continues Saturday, May 7th with panel discussions on such timely and enduring topics as mass organizing, housing, policing, economic inequality, and education. You can view and download the flyer below.
DATE: May 6, 6:30pm - 8:30pm & May 7, 9:00am - 3:00pm
LOCATION: ILR Conference Center in NYC, 16 East 34th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10016
There is a registration fee of $15 and space is limited so pre-registration is required. Visit the New York Labor History Association website to register. Boxed lunch and beverages will be provided.