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October 2018

La Frontera Mexico Estados Unidos: Espacio global para la expansión del capital transnacional

October 25, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
UCLA Downtown Labor Center, 675 S. Park View St.
Los Angeles, CA 90057 United States

PRESENTACIÓN EDITORIAL: La Frontera Mexico Estados Unidos: Espacio global para la expansión del capital transnacional

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November 2018

UndocuStories: Journeys of Justice & Freedom

November 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
UCLA Downtown Labor Center, 675 S. Park View St.
Los Angeles, CA 90057 United States
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Free

UndocuStories: Journeys of Justice & Freedom is the culmination of an eight week theater workshop by members of the undocumented immigrant community and allies. This evening of original theater, sketches, movement and poetry will showcase the incredible power of the immigrant community! Join us for a night of laughter, reflection, and power!

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Civil Rights Leader Reverend James Lawson Jr. honored with UCLA Medal

November 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
UCLA Carnesale Commons, 251 Charles E Young Drive West
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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The conferral of the UCLA Medal by Chancellor Gene Block to Reverend James Lawson Jr.

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December 2018

Workers’ Rights Under The New Presidency In Mexico

December 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ricardo F. Icaza Workers Center, 5400 Pacific Blvd
Huntington Park, CA 92105 United States

What can unions expect from the Lopez Obrador Administration? Join us for a discussion with Labor Leaders from Mexico.

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January 2019

Dream Summer 2019 Facebook Live Q&A

January 29 @ 2:00 pm - 2:20 pm
Free

The Dream Resource Center is currently seeking applicants for their Dream Summer 2019 fellowship. To help potential applicants, the Dream Resource Center will be hosting a Facebook Live Q&A session about Dream Summer on January 29th at 2PM PST/5PM EST.

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February 2019

Community Unionism In Japan

February 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
UCLA Downtown Labor Center, 675 S. Park View St.
Los Angeles, CA 90057 United States
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A Japanese Labor Delegation will be visiting Los Angeles to share and exchange organizing strategies with local unions and worker centers. They will be visiting the Downtown Labor Center to provide a seminar describing their work and the Occupational Safety and Health movement in Japan.  A film screening of “An Ant Strikes Back” will follow the seminar with a Q&A session at the end. Free Registration: Here

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National Healthy Nail and Beauty Salon Alliance Webinar

February 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

During this webinar, researchers Preeti Sharma and Saba Waheed will provide an overview of the UCLA Labor Center's newest report, Nail Files: A Study of Nail Salon Workers and Industry in the United States, as well as its implications for the nail salon movement nationally. Lisa Fu, Director at the California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative, will share the methodology and results from a survey examining work conditions for about 100 nail salon workers in the Bay Area and Southern California.…

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From Coors to California: David Sickler and the New Working Class

February 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
UCLA Downtown Labor Center, 675 S. Park View St.
Los Angeles, CA 90057 United States
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This book highlights the work of one of the finest union organizers of his generation. David Sickler led the national Coors Boycott, pioneered immigrant worker organizing, and developed powerful political campaigns to defend worker rights throughout California. Come meet David Sickler and the authors and editors of the book! RSVP to this book launch To hear about more events, sign up here!

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Lessons from the LA Teachers Strike: A Conversation with UTLA Leadership

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UCLA Downtown Labor Center, 675 S. Park View St.
Los Angeles, CA 90057 United States
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The Los Angeles teachers strike was a powerful victory -- a game changer for public education in Los Angeles and potentially throughout California and the nation! Join us for a public conversation with UTLA President Alex Caputo-Pearl and Chief Negotiator Arlene Inouye where they will share highlights from the strike, lessons for the labor and social justice movement, and what this means for the fight for quality public education. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP: Here  

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The Unpredictable Workweek: Why we need fair scheduling laws in Los Angeles

February 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Los Angeles Trade Technical College (LATTC), 400 West Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015 United States
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Unstable hours and unpredictable scheduling practices create tremendous hardships for working people and their families. Join us for a discussion about common work hours challenges and policy solutions. Featuring LA retail workers and experts: Anna Gassman-Pines (Duke University), Julie Vogtman (National Women's Law Center), Councilwoman Lorena Gonzalez (Seattle, WA), Janna Shadduck Hernandez (UCLA), Saba Waheed (UCLA) and Cecily Harwitt (One Pennsylvania, Philadephia). RSVP here

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