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Framing the Village: An exhibition of West Village and East Village Art

The exhibition, which includes a Triangle Fire commemoration photo, features the work of more than 30 painters and photographers who either live in, or have close ties with, the area bounded by 14th and Houston Streets, and the Hudson and East Rivers, in New York City. Curated by long time Village Artist Mark Kehoe WHEN:… Read More »Framing the Village: An exhibition of West Village and East Village Art

March With the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition in the NYC Labor Day Parade

Join the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition as we march up Fifth Avenue in the 2022 NYC Labor Day Parade. We'll be marching in one large contingent with our friends at United College Employees / Fashion Institute of Technology. Saturday, September 10thTime: 12:15 PMPlace: West 47th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues RSVP and more… Read More »March With the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition in the NYC Labor Day Parade

Photo Exhibit Celebrating The 1982 International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union Strike: Opening Reception

Opening reception (in person!) of WE ARE ONE, a photo exhibit celebrating a landmark moment in the history of workers in New York City. Poet huiying b. chan will read a poem honoring the garment workers. Light refreshments will be served. 420 Hamilton Hall1130 Amsterdam AvenueNew York City About the exhibition: WE ARE ONEThe 1982… Read More »Photo Exhibit Celebrating The 1982 International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union Strike: Opening Reception

Workers Unite Film Festival Celebrates Global Labor Solidarity

Schedule and tickets at www.workersunitefilmfestival.org The Workers Unite Film Festival is a celebration of Global Labor Solidarity and New York's only labor film festival. The Festival aims to showcase student and professional films from the United States and around the world which publicize and highlight the struggles, successes and daily lives of all workers in… Read More »Workers Unite Film Festival Celebrates Global Labor Solidarity

Book Talk: Stories from Writers, Artists, Activists, Scholars, and Family Members of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Workers

John D Calandra Italian American Institute25 West 43rd Street, 17th FloorNew York, NY 10036 Talking to the Girls: Intimate and Political Essays on the Triangle Fire, co-edited by Edvige Giunta and Mary Anne Trasciatti, brings together stories from writers, artists, activists, scholars, and family members of the Triangle workers. Talking to the Girls constitutes a… Read More »Book Talk: Stories from Writers, Artists, Activists, Scholars, and Family Members of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Workers

Celebrating Our Roots: Panel Discussion Honoring the 40th Anniversary of the 1982 Chinatown Garment Workers’ Strike

Buell Hall, Columbia University

The Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race at Columbia University will hold a panel discussion called "Celebrating Our Roots," which will have special musical performances to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the 1982 Chinatown garment workers' strike and its lasting impact on the families, community, and labor history of NYC's Chinatown. The event… Read More »Celebrating Our Roots: Panel Discussion Honoring the 40th Anniversary of the 1982 Chinatown Garment Workers’ Strike

Harlem Mural Dedication

Planet Harlem Mural Dedication Thursday, October 20th, 2022 from 6-9pm 321 Malcom X Blvd New York, NY 10027 Free RSVP Designed by renowned Harlem artist Paul Deo, this mural is already a popular tourist stop and neighborhood favorite in Harlem. In December of 2018, the mural was cited in New York Magazine’s 14th Annual “Reasons… Read More »Harlem Mural Dedication

Pay Your Workers Rally

Adidas Flagship 565 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan, NYC During the pandemic, brands stole millions in unpaid wages, benefits and severance from garment workers. Corporations exploited the pandemic to undermine labor rights and retaliate against unions and workers organizing.  An international union coalition has been formed, led by unions in Cambodia, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka demanding that… Read More »Pay Your Workers Rally

Concert: Yale Strom’s “Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire” Cantata

Museum at Eldridge Street 12 Eldridge Street, New York, New York

November 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Museum at Eldridge Street12 Eldridge StreetNew York, NY 10002 Announcing the East Coast debut of Yale Strom’s moving cantata in honor of those lost in the Triangle Factory Fire of 1911. Yale Strom composed the cantata “Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire” in 2011 to commemorate the 100th anniversary… Read More »Concert: Yale Strom’s “Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire” Cantata

NY Labor History Association’s Annual Labor Education Awards

Each year since 1987, the New York Labor History Association has awarded the John Commerford Labor Education Award to two honorees for their contributions to workers’ empowerment. The 2022 Awards will be held virtually on Thursday December 1, 2022, from 6-7 pm Eastern time, honoring the extraordinary activist scholars Dorothy Sue Cobble and Melvyn Dubofsky.Registration is required. The event is free,… Read More »NY Labor History Association’s Annual Labor Education Awards