What Now For Labor And The Left? A Conversation with Bill Fletcher Jr.
Posted by juareza on April 9, 2013
Bill Fletcher Jr.
Bill Fletcher, Jr., is a leading labor, racial justice and international solidarity activist. Fletcher got his start in the labor movement as a rank and file member of the Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers of America. Combining labor and community work, he was also involved in ongoing efforts to desegregate the Boston building trades. Fletcher is a graduate of Harvard University; he writes and speaks widely on domestic and international topics, and on racial justice and labor issues. Fletcher is the author of “They’re Bankrupting Us” – And Twenty Other Myths About Unions (Beacon Press), and co-author (with Fernando Gapasin) of Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor and A New Path Toward Social Justice (University of California Press)
Sunday, May 19, 2013
1:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Red Lion Inn, Salem, Oregon
3301 Market St NE, Salem, OR 97301
From I-5, take Market Street Exit #256
West on Market 1/4 mile
1:30 – 1:45 Introductory remarks
1:45 – 3:00 Bill Fletcher, Jr. on “The Left and the building of a winning majority” + Q & A
3:00 – 3:30 Break
3:30 – 5:00 Bill Fletcher, Jr. on “Labor, the Left and social transformation” + Q & A BILL FLETCHER, JR.
Free – donations accepted to cover conference costs.