Once again, New York Labor History Association is proud to present our calendar for this year’s labor history month! Download a high resolution PDF of the 2016 calendar here.
Members should also be receiving copies in the mail. (Not a member? Join here!)
The James Wolfinger book event on June 8 has been relocated because of emergency construction at the Tamiment Library. The new site is the Avery Room, Avery Fisher Center, located on the 2nd floor of the Bobst Library, New York University, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012. The date and time remain the same: June 8, 6-8 PM. If you need further information, please contact Irwin Yellowitz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Following on the heels the NYLHA’s conference “Can’t Turn Back: Unfinished Tasks of the Civil Rights Movement”, the NYLHA is co-sponsoring a special night of film and discussion featuring filmmakers and other special guests as part of this year’s Workers Unite Film Festival. The event is taking place from 5 PM – 8 PM on May 7th, at Cinema Village (22 E. 12th Street, NYC). Full details are in the flyer below:
Tickets are $10 at the door or $8 in advance. Advance tickets can be purchased at the Workers Unite Film Festival website.
The New York Labor History Association is proud to present a labor history month conference on the legacy of the Civil Rights Movement and today’s ongoing fight for racial and economic justice. The conference kicks off Friday, May 6th with a keynote address by Jerald Podair entitled “They Couldn’t Wait: A. Philip Randolph, Bayard Rustin and the Struggle for American Equality,” and continues Saturday, May 7th with panel discussions on such timely and enduring topics as mass organizing, housing, policing, economic inequality, and education.
The conference will be held at The Worker Institute at Cornell ILR, 16 East 34th Street, 6th Floor, NYC. Boxed lunch and beverages will be provided.
Note: Registration for the conference is now closed.