Ralph Fasanella Film Screening/Panel

Our friends over at Labor Arts are hosting an event on Ralph Fasanella.  Starting at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 5, they will be screening “Fasanella,” a short documentary film on the artist Ralph Fasanella, followed by a panel discussion with Ron Carver, Esther Cohen, Gary Schoichet, and others who knew Fasanella or are engaged in current activist art endeavors.

The event will be held at the Brooklyn College Center for Worker Education, at 25 Broadway, 7th Floor (in Lower Manhattan).  Admission is free, but people who are interested should rsvp to info@laborarts.org.

For more information, see their flyer here!

Panel on the War on Labor, 10/16, 6:00 PM

The Metro NY Labor Communications Council presents a panel on

The War on Labor in the Courts and State Legislators

Speakers include Stanley Aronowitz, Distinguished Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center, Frank Deale, Professor at CUNY School of Law, Jill Furillo, Executive Director of the New York State Nurses Association, and Henry Garrido, Associate Director of DC 37.  Timothy Sheard, the NY Chapter Chair of the National Writers Union, will serve as moderator.

The panel will be held at the National Writers Union offices, 256 W. 38th Street, 12th Floor, between 7th and 8th Avenue.

There is no charge for this event.

See their flyer for more information.

Out in the Union Book Party, September 17, 6-8 p.m.

bookpartyCome join us for a book launch party for Miriam Frank’s extraordinary Out in the Union: A Labor History of Queer America.  Cohosted by Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives/NYU, the event will take place at the Tamiment Library, 10th Floor of Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, on Wednesday, September 17, 6:00 p.m.  It’s free and open to the public!

Copies of Out in the Union will be available for purchase, and activists from the book will also be there to discuss their work.

We look forward to seeing you there!