2018 Labor Notes Conference has ended
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Teaching Assistants' Association
PhD Student
Madison, WI
I'm a proud member of AFT local #3220 the Teaching Assistants' Association. I'm a PhD student at UW-Madison, studying sociology. My dissertation is on women workers in the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh and their experiences with social and economic empowerment, violence, and natural disasters.

Keywords: South Asia, Global Economy, Gender, Marxist Feminism, Comintern, Labor History, Palestine, Black Lives Matter, Smashing Capitalism.

ISO Member since 2011.
Friday, April 6

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Saturday, April 7

9:00am PDT

10:15am PDT

Choosing an Organizing Database DFW Adatabase consultant • Brendan O’Sullivan Strikes and Contract Campaigns on Campus MidwayCherrene Horazuk, AFSCME 3800 • Sherry Wolf, Rutgers AAUP-AFT • Tony Johnston, Cook County Community College • Facilitator: Michelle Chen, Belabored podcast • Jane Elliott, King’s College University and College Union, U.K. Voices from the Teacher Uprising Rosemont CTammy Berlin, Jefferson County Teachers Association, Kentucky • Nema Brewer, KY120 United, Kentucky • Dylan Wegela, Arizona Educators United • Rebecca Garelli, Arizona Educators United • Emily Comer, Kanawha Federation of Teachers, West Virginia • Olivia Morris, Kanawha Federation of Teachers, West Virginia Fighting for Public Education around the World (S) LAX BStephane Enjalran, Solidaires, France • Facilitator: Arlene Inouye, Union Power, United Teachers L.A. • David Guadalupe Valenzuela, CNTE-Sonora, Mexico • Kiri Tunks, National Education Union, U.K. How to Build a Rapid Response Network to Defend Immigrant Communities (S) Heathrow Band Marleny Amaya • Rose Bookbinder • Pioneer Valley Workers Center • Gabriella Della Croce • Eduardo Samaniego • Andrea Schmid • Diana Sierra Secrets of a Successful Organizer: Beating Apathy Rosemont AJane Slaughter, Labor Notes Policy Committee • Jia Lee, MORE, United Federation of Teachers Creative Organizing and Strategic Mischief ViennaDan Moore, SEIU 26 • Ricardo Levins Morales, labor artist Lessons from Labor History: Triumph, Tragedy, and What’s In Between LambertToni Gilpin • labor historian

2:00pm PDT

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6:00pm PDT

Sunday, April 8

9:00am PDT

10:45am PDT

Bargaining Trans-Inclusive Contract Language International Ballroom EAmanda Armstrong-Price, Auto Workers 2865 • Munira Lokhandwala, Auto Workers 2865 • Phoenix Casino, Babeland worker, RWDSU • Stephanie Basile, Communications Workers Responding to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (and Your Union) O'Hare AKari Thompson • United Electrical Workers Making Your Union or Community a Sanctuary for Immigrant Workers (S) HartsfieldMaricruz Manzanares, AFSCME 3299 • Eduardo Samaniego, Pioneer Valley Worker Center • Orbelina Alvarado, Nashville Community Defense, Workers Dignity • Facilitator: Guillermo Perez, Steelworkers • Linda Perales, Chicago Teachers • Porfirio Quintano, National Union of Healthcare Workers Secrets of a Successful Organizer: Turning an Issue into a Campaign Rosemont APam Galpern, Communications Workers 1101 • Angelina Cruz, Racine Education Association Creative Organizing and Strategic Mischief (s) ViennaDan Moore, SEIU 26 • Ricardo Levins Morales, labor artist Labor’s New Sources of Leverage United ALeonard Riley, International Longshoremen’s Association 1422 • Facilitator: Ella Mahony, Jacobin/NewsGuild • Mark Meinster, Warehouse Workers for Justice • Kim Moody, National Union of Journalists, U.K. Organizing Community-Labor Alliances CapitalNil Sendil, Fight for $15 and Fairness/Workers’ Action Centre • Facilitator: Jonathan Rosenblum, organizer • Kimberly Goldbaum, Chicago Teachers • Consuelo Vargas, National Nurses United

1:00pm PDT