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Virtual Panel Discussion: ‘Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives’

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives

The extraordinary efforts of ordinary people are visible during this pandemic as never before.

Join us for a virtual panel discussion with young workers about documenting working people’s lives and a celebration of the 20th Anniversary paperback edition of Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives – A Pictorial History of Working People in New York City, by Rachel Bernstein and Debra E. Bernhardt.  

Thursday May 14  •  6-7:15pm       

This event will be presented virtually, on the software Zoom, which can be accessed from any desktop, tablet, or smartphone. Please register to receive the link and password to the event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/20th-anniversary-celebration-of-ordinary-people-extraordinary-lives-tickets-104058395462         Closed captioning will be available.

Author Rachel Bernstein will be joined by Commissioner Pauline Toole, Manhattan Borough Historian Rob Snyder, former head of the New York City Central Labor Council Ed Ott, organizer Myriam Hernandez, construction worker Shi Greene, electrician Shauna Irving and teacher Donna Chin.

Sponsored by LaborArts, New York Labor History Association, NYU’s Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, NYC Department of Records and Information Services, Municipal Archives, and New York City Central Labor Council.

Order the book from NYUPress.org – use this code for 30% discount ORDINARYPPL30 R

More about the event is at www.LaborArts.org/OPEL



May 14
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm