The Workers' Forum

Live Zoom Conversations on Workers’ Rights, Roles, and Resources during the Pandemic (and Beyond)

The Workers' Forum is a series of online gatherings to share what's happening, what's not happening, and what should be happening for local workers in terms of health, safety, job security, voice, protection from discrimination, and access to assistance during our intertwined public health and economic crises.

Confronting the Crises in Unemployment, Housing, and Workplace Safety

August 27, 2020; 6:00 p.m. 
Judy Fox, Clinical Professor of Law & Director, Econom
Kristin Hoffman, Director, Worker Rights & Protection Project, Indiana Legal Services
Leonel Lopez, Outreach Coordinator, Worker Rights & Protection Project, Indiana Legal Services
Brandon E. Beeler, Director, Housing Law Center, Indiana Legal Services

Juan Michoacano, H-2A Visa Migrant Worker


Inaugural Session to Discuss Workers’ Safety During the Pandemic

July 15, 2020; 6:00 p.m. 
Brenda Buck, custodian, Indiana University-South Bend, AFSCME (American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees) Council 962
David Niezgodski, Indiana State Senator, District 10
Karen Salzer, Union Representative, UFCW (United Food & Commercial Workers) Local 700
Brient Thomas, SEIU (Service Employees International Union) HealthCare

Robin Vida, Director of HOPE (Health Outreach, Promotion & Education), St. Joseph County Department of Health






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Upcoming Events

January 2021

February 2021

Application Open | SSLP 2021
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 (All day)
Social Concerns Fair
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Application Close | SSLP 2021
Monday, February 15, 2021 (All day)

March 2021

2021 CST Conference: Justice in the World
Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
2021 CST Conference: Justice in the World
Friday, March 26, 2021 - 11:00am to 8:15pm
2021 CST Conference: Justice in the World
Saturday, March 27, 2021 - 9:00am to 12:15pm

April 2021