The Worker Institute Hosts Annual New York Labor History Conference

Annual New York Labor History Conference - Can't Turn Back: Unfi nished Tasks of the Civil Rights Movement - Friday evening, May 6th and Saturday, May 7th
Thursday, April 28, 2016

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.