Each year Chalk volunteers inscribe the names and ages of the Triangle workers in front of their former homes. If you're interested in participating, send a note to Chalk and Coalition founder Ruth Sergel at email@example.com All are welcome! More info here.
The Directors and Officers of the TRIANGLE SHIRTWAIST FACTORY FIRE MEMORIAL Cordially invite you to attend their Eighteenth Annual Award Reception and Scholarship Fundraiser. March 30, 20236pm - 8pm RWDSU Union Hall370 Seventh Ave, 5th FloorNew York, NY 10001(steps away from Penn Station) Honorees JANELLA T. HINDSSecretary-Treasurer, NYC Central Labor Council CHARLENE OBERNAUERExecutive Director, NYCOSH… Read More »Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Annual Award Reception and Scholarship Fundraiser
Join the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, and the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) for the annual Workers’ Memorial Day event to honor those who have died or suffered injuries or illnesses while on the job, to recognize the sacrifices made by all essential workers on the front lines,… Read More »Workers Memorial Day Commemoration
Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition and Jane's Walk NYC Presents MEMORIALIZING THE TRIANGLE SHIRTWAIST FACTORY FIRE In-Person and Via Zoom Led By Andi Sosin and Joel Sosinsky, Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition Learn about the “fire that changed America” and the Triangle Fire Memorial, which is currently being mounted on the exterior of NYU’s Brown… Read More »Memorializing the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: Three Upcoming Events
The Originals: a short documentary by award-winning filmmaker Ruth Sergel in collaboration with the Penn South Archive Project. LOCATION:Church of the Holy Apostles 296 9th Avenue New York, NY 10001 Penn South, officially known as Mutual Redevelopment Houses, Inc., is an affordable cooperative housing community located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, in the heart… Read More »The Originals: A Short Documentary on the Original Penn South Cooperators
Awards Presentation & Reception: Honoring Excellence in Journalism in Service of the Common Good Since 1950, the Sidney Hillman Foundation has honored journalists, writers and public figures that pursue investigative journalism and public policy in service of the common good. Sidney Hillman was the founding president of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, a predecessor… Read More »Hillman Prizes for Journalism
Clara Lemlich Awards for Social Activism May 19, 20234:00 PM The Museum of the City of New York1220 Fifth Ave at 103rd St.New York, NY The Clara Lemlich Awards for Social Activism celebrate the lives of incredible women whose many decades of brilliant activism have made real and lasting change in the world. The Lemlich… Read More »2023 Clara Lemlich Awards for Social Activism
The Workers Defense League (WDL) honors Tom Conway, President of the United Steelworkers, AFL-CIO, at its annual Awards event. WDL will present the David L. Clendenin Award for Distinguished Service to Labor’s Rights to President Conway. WDL will also honor two outstanding New York union leaders: Jose Maldonado, President, UNITE HERE Local 100, AFL-CIO, and… Read More »Workers Defense League 87th Anniversary Event
Exhibit on view at: Tamiment LibraryNYU Elmer Holmes Bobst Library70 Washington Square South, Floor 2New York, NY 10012Weekdays 10am – 5pmReservations required – e-mail Shannon O’Neill at firstname.lastname@example.org at least 24 hours before your visit to arrange access to the building. For any other questions email email@example.com.
Labor Day, Sept 4Lawrence, MA The Bread and Roses Heritage Festival is a celebration of the ethnic diversity and labor history of Lawrence, Ma. This annual festival is celebrated on Labor Day in order to honor the most significant event in Lawrence history: the 1912 Bread and Roses Strike. More information at www.breadandrosesheritage.org
September 6-14, 2023 Abrons Arts Center466 Grand Street (at Pitt Street)New York, NY 10002 Objects of Permanence, a special installation curated by Mellány Sánchez and presented during New York Fashion Week, seeks to spotlight the rich histories of the Puerto Rican and other migrant community labor forces in New York City’s garment industry.This show spotlights… Read More »Objects of Permanence: Installation Spotlighting the Rich Histories of the Puerto Rican and Other Migrant Community Labor Forces in NYC’s Garment Industry