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Fourth Annual Clara Lemlich Awards

Fourth Annual Clara Lemlich Awards

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

LaborArts and the Remember The Triangle Fire Coalition

Invite You To The

Fourth Annual Clara Lemlich Awards

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 6:00 – 8:00 pm Puffin Gallery for Social Activism Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth [...]

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Moving Murals: Henry Chalfant & Martha Cooper’s All-City Graffiti Archive

Moving Murals: Henry Chalfant & Martha Cooper’s All-City Graffiti Archive

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

City Lore Presents Moving Murals Henry Chalfant & Martha Cooper’s All-City Graffiti Archive   Opening Reception Thursday, April 3rd, 6-9pm

 

Photo by Henry Chalfant

 

Photographed during the “Golden Age of Graffiti” in the ’70s and early ’80s, Chalfant and Cooper’s images of graffitied subway cars are among the major documents of American popular culture in the late twentieth century. Moving Murals presents the images in a [...]

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“New Immigration” Symposium in Lawrence, MA

“New Immigration” Symposium in Lawrence, MA

April 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

On April 5, 2014, the Lawrence History Center and its sponsors and partners will host a one-day symposium on the history of the “new immigration” into Lawrence, Massachusetts and similar communities. Brown University Professor Jose Itzigsohn will be delivering the keynote address, “Changing Providence: the Dominican Experience in Providence, RI.”

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Bangladesh Demonstration at The Children’s Place Headquarters

Bangladesh Demonstration at The Children’s Place Headquarters

April 11 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

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Global Day of Action: Tell Children’s Place to Pay the Bangladesh Factory Victims

Global Day of Action: Tell Children’s Place to Pay the Bangladesh Factory Victims

April 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Rana Plaza Disaster Anniversary Memorial Vigil and Exhibition

Rana Plaza Disaster Anniversary Memorial Vigil and Exhibition

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Rana Plaza Disaster Anniversary Memorial Vigil and Exhibition

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

6:00 pm @ Union Square, Manhattan

8:00 pm @ Diversity Plaza (73rd Road), Jackson Heights  

 

Please join us on 24th April, on the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse, for a vigil at [...]

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WORKERS MEMORIAL DAY ACTION

WORKERS MEMORIAL DAY ACTION

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Women’s Rights in the Apparel Industry: Ending Violence, Empowering Voices – Conference in Washington, DC

Women’s Rights in the Apparel Industry: Ending Violence, Empowering Voices – Conference in Washington, DC

April 29 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Women’s Rights in the Apparel Industry: Ending Violence, Empowering Voices Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 – 9:30am to 4:00pm Location: American Federation of Teachers, 555 New Jersey Ave NW, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20001

 

Conference convened by the International Labor Rights Forum.

Sponsored by American Federation of Teachers and Berger-Marks Foundation.

Co-hosts: Coalition of Labor Union Women, Just Associates, Model Alliance, Moriah [...]

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Premiering the Bangladesh Garment Worker Memorial Quilt – Opening Reception

Premiering the Bangladesh Garment Worker Memorial Quilt – Opening Reception

April 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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