Labor Café Archive 2019-20

 

Thursday April 30, 2020 | | 5–6 PM EST | Zoom Meeting

Topic: "The Final Labor Cafe: Class of 2020 congratulations and reflections"
Facilitator: Dan Graff, Director, Higgins Labor Program

 

Friday, April 17, 2020 | 5–6 PM EST | Zoom Meeting

Topic: "What's Happening with Work and Workers During the Coronavirus Crisis"
Special alumni guests:
  • Joseph Murphy (ND '08), Lead Organizer, Unite Here! Local 11, Orange County, CA
  • Alicia Quiros (ND '10), Lead Organizer, Unite Here! Local 11, Los Angeles, CA

 

Friday, April 3, 2020 | 5–6 PM EST | Zoom Meeting

Topic: "Work and Workers during COVID-19 Times"
Special alumni guests: 
  • From New York and Philadelphia: William McMahon ('15) Organizer, Northeast Nurses Association
  • From Baltimore: Matt Hentz ('12), government teacher at Reach Partnership High School in the Baltimore City Public School System, and member of the Baltimore Teachers Union

 

Friday, February 28, 2020 | 5–6 PM | Geddes Hall | Coffee House

Topic: "Teachers' Strikes, Racial Justice, and the Common Good"
Facilitator: Ms. Judy Benchaar, Higgins Labor Program assistant
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Friday, January 31, 2020 | 5–6 PM | Geddes Hall | McNeill Library

Topic: "LABORatories of Democracy? What Are State and Local Jurisdictions Up To on The Labor Question"
Facilitator: Dan Graff, Director, Higgins Labor Program
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Friday, December 6, 2019 | 5–6 PM | Geddes Hall | Coffee House

Topic: "Labor and Criminal Justice System: Who are prisons for?" 
Facilitator: Natalie Weber '20 
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Friday, November 1, 2019 | 5–6 PM | Geddes Hall | Coffee House

Topic: "The Gender Pay Gap in the US: Why Isn't it Closing Faster?" 
Facilitators: Bridget Simons (AMST '20) & Anna Scartz (ANTH & ECON '20)
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Friday,  October 4, 2019 | 5–6 PM | Geddes Hall | Coffee House

Topic: “The Green New Deal: Sustainable or Unattainable?” 
Facilitators: Greg Campion ‘20 and Anna Scartz ‘20
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Friday, September 6, 2019 | 5–6 PM | Geddes Hall | Coffee House 

Topic: What's Happening in the World of Work? Bring your questions, experiences, and ideas! 
Facilitator: Dan Graff, Director, Higgins Labor Program
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