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Kimberly Rose

Saturday, April 7
 

9:00am

10:15am

Community-Labor Alliances Sky HarborElijah Edwards, AFSCME 2858 • Roz Pelles, Poor People’s Campaign • Facilitator: Steve Early, labor journalist • Fran Tobin, Alliance for Community Services • Nick Faber, St. Paul Federation of Teachers Worker Cooperatives (S) MalpensaJesús Torres, Trabajadores Democráticos de Occidente (Democratic Workers of the West cooperative) • Armando Robles, New Era Windows and Doors • Maria Roman, New Era Windows and Doors • Keith Joseph, SEIU1199 Healthcare • Co-facilitator: Monica Atkins, Cooperation Jackson • Kali Akuno, Cooperation Jackson • Co-facilitator: Tim Schermerhorn, Labor Notes and Democracy at Work Audio Editing for Beginners LaGuardiaNatasha Lewis • Dissent magazine’s Belabored podcast 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 Black Lives Matter in Schools LindberghGeorgia Flowers-Lee, Union Power, United Teachers Los Angeles • Audrey Murph-Brown, EDU, Springfield Education Association • Cristina Duncan Evans, BMORE, Baltimore Teachers • Faciltator: Ismael Jimenez, WE Caucus, Philadelphia Federation of Teachers • Rosie Frascella, MORE, United Federation of Teachers Bargaining for Health Care in the Trump Era O'Hare BAutumn Martinez, United Electrical Workers 255 • Facilitator: Mark Dudzic, Labor Campaign for Single-Payer • Peter Knowlton, United Electrical Workers 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 Overcoming Racism and Sexism in the Workplace International Ballroom BLorene Scheer, retired organizer, Teamsters and SEIU 503 • Cynthia Phinney, Maine AFL-CIO • Terry Day, Center for Working Life • Facilitator: Joe Fahey, former co-chair, Teamsters for a Democratic Union Lessons from Labor History: Triumph, Tragedy, and What’s In Between LambertToni Gilpin • labor historian

2:00pm

How Unions Can Support Worker Co-ops DFW ASanjay Pinto, Workers’ Institute at Cornell • Shaywaal Amin, SEIU1199 Healthcare • Abby Scher, ResearchAction • Rebecca Lurie, Murphy Institute of Labor and Urban Studies Young Workers Blaze New Trails DullesWill Stone, Communications Workers 1298 • Samantha Mason, Workers United 2833 • Jay Poranski, Health Professionals and Allied Employees • Arrion Brown, American Postal Workers, Nation’s Capital-Southern Maryland • Mary Clinton, Communications Workers Write for Us Ronald ReaganAlexandra Bradbury, Labor Notes • David Bush, rankandfile.ca Educators Take on School and Community Violence: A Dialogue Da Vinci AGeorgia Flowers-Lee, Union Power, United Teachers Los Angeles • Erika Nanton, Poor People’s Campaign • Paula Reed, Jefferson County Teachers, Colorado • Facilitator: Ingrid Walker-Henry, Milwaukee Teachers • Nick Faber, St. Paul Federation of Teachers • Representative, Chicago Teachers Action in the Japanese Labor Movement O'Hare BMiwako Seiryu, Labor Lawyers Association of Japan • Ryoko Ushiro, National Union of General Workers, Japan • Jun Tsutsui, Japan Postal Workers’ Union • Facilitator: Chie Matsumoto, Japan Federation of Newspaper Workers’ Unions Agricultural Workers in the Global South (S) LibertyNidia Quintero, Fensuagro, Colombia • Tomás Membreño, Sindicato de Trabajadores de la Agroindustria y Similares (STAS), Honduras • Maria del Carmen Mata, Sindicato Independiente Nacional y Democrático de Jornaleros Agrícolas (SINDJA), Mexico • Facilitator: Tiffany Finck-Haynes, Global Labor University, Penn State Taking on NAFTA in the Trump Era (S) International Ballroom EDerek Blackadder, LabourStart, Canada • Archana Rampure, CUPE • Jesús Torres, Trabajadores Democráticos de Occidente (Democratic Workers of the West cooperative), Mexico • Facilitator: Cynthia Phinney, Maine Fair Trade Campaign, U.S. • Daniel Campos, United Electrical Workers, U.S. Militant History of Public Sector Unions MidwayPriscilla Murolo, labor historian • Bob Peterson, retired Milwaukee Teachers A Woman’s Place Is in the Labor Movement: A Participatory History LambertYvette de la Cruz, labor educator • Steffi Domike, Steelworkers Trans and Queer Politics in Workplace Organizing Drives: Lessons from NYC Sex-Toy Store Organizing International Ballroom FLena Solow, Communications Workers 1180 • Michelle Esther O’Brien, Graduate Student Organizing Committee, Auto Workers 2110 • Phoenix Casino, Babeland worker, RWDSU • Nico Fuentes, Pleasure Chest worker • Stephanie Basile, Communications Workers Organizing the South Rosemont BRoz Pelles, Poor People’s Campaign • Facilitator: Gene Bruskin, veteran union organizer and campaigner • Monica Atkins, Cooperation Jackson • Willie Hardy, Teamsters for a Democratic Union • Margaret Cook, United Campus Workers Going On Offense to Defend Immigrant Members (s) CapitalJorge Mújica

4:15pm

6:00pm

7:30pm