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October 2019

Working Families in Focus: Shorts Program and Photography Exhibit

October 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
UCLA Downtown Labor Center, 675 S. Park View St.
Los Angeles, CA 90057 United States
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Filmmakers, photographers, poets, and musicians of color will share works that uplift the resilience and power of immigrant working families.

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November 2019

UndocuStories – A Free Theater Performance

November 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UCLA Downtown Labor Center, 675 S. Park View St.
Los Angeles, CA 90057 United States
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UndocuStories, a free theater performance, is presented to you by members of the undocumented immigrant community and allies.

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December 2019

Film Screening: In Times of Rain with Dr. Itandehui Jansen

December 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UCLA Downtown Labor Center, 675 S. Park View St.
Los Angeles, CA 90057 United States
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Join us for a screening of In Times of Rain and conversation with Dr. Itandehui Jansen. About the film: The story explores the changing way of life and environment in Indigenous communities in Oaxaca, Mexico due to migration and globalization. Throughout the world we are at present witnessing how the countryside is abandoned and transformed in favor of urban cities. This, often painful, migration from rural villages to urban centers affects many Indigenous generations and has great lasting impact, such…

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May 2020

Labor’s Voice: Right to Recall & Retention

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Facebook Live

Join the UCLA Labor Center and Los Angeles Labor on Monday, May 11 as we kick-off Labor's Voice: a labor education series featuring the voices of workers, labor leaders, community leaders, and educators to promote inspiring ideas to advance policy change in the face of the Covid-19 crisis. We will cover the historic right to recall & retention legislation passed in the City of Los Angeles and how it will protect tens of thousands of workers across the city. This event…

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Labor’s Voice: The Essential Workers Keeping Us Fed

May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Facebook Live

Join the UCLA Labor Center and Los Angeles County Federation of Labor on Wednesday, May 27 for our second episode of Labor's Voices, a labor education series featuring the voices of workers, labor leaders, community leaders, and educators to promote inspiring ideas to advance policy change in the face of the COVID-19 crisis. This week we will be discussing the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the essential workers that are keeping us fed - farmworkers, drivers, and grocery…

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June 2020

Labor’s Voice: Racial Injustice (feat. Rev. James Lawson, Jr)

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Facebook Live

Join the UCLA Labor Center and Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO on Monday, June 8 for our third episode of Labor's Voice, a labor education series featuring the voices of workers, labor leaders, community leaders, and educators to promote inspiring ideas to advance policy change. This episode will feature the powerful voice of Rev. James Lawson, Jr., a Methodist minister and a key architect of the nonviolent tactics of the Civil Rights Movement. On the eve of his…

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Labor’s Voice: Driving Change in the Gig Economy

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Facebook Live

Join the UCLA Labor Center and Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO on Monday, June 29 at 7 PM PDT for our fourth episode of Labor's Voice, a labor education series featuring the voices of workers, labor leaders, community leaders, and educators to promote inspiring ideas to advance policy change. The COVID-19 pandemic has further exposed increasingly troublesome patterns in the "Gig Economy". From misclassifying workers to not providing PPE, corporations have continued to exploit workers when worker protections…

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July 2020

Labor’s Voice – Stopping the Spread: Workers on the Frontlines

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Join the UCLA Labor Center and Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO on Thursday, July 16th for our latest episode of Labor’s Voice, a labor education series featuring the voices of workers, labor leaders, community leaders, and educators to promote inspiring ideas to advance policy change in the face of the COVID-19 crisis. This week, we will be covering the importance that worksites play on public safety and the critical role that workers play in stopping the spread of…

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August 2020

Labor’s Voice: Safe Schools & Communities First

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Facebook Live

Join the UCLA Labor Center and Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO on Monday, August 3rd for another episode of Labor's Voice, a labor education series featuring the voices of workers, labor leaders, community leaders, and educators to promote inspiring ideas to advance policy change. This episode will be a discussion of how we can prioritize investment into schools through November's Prop 15 (Schools and Communities First), as well as the safe, responsible reopening of schools post-COVID. This event…

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Labor’s Voice: Mike Garcia & The Justice For Janitors Movement

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Join the UCLA Labor Center and Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO on Monday, August 3rd for another episode of Labor's Voice, a labor education series featuring the voices of workers, labor leaders, community leaders, and educators to promote inspiring ideas to advance policy change. This episode will discuss a new publication titled "Mike Garcia and the Justice for Janitors Movement," which explores the extraordinary legacy of the late Mike Garcia. Mike Garcia was the longtime leader of SEIU…

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