CUNY Vows to Fight for Brooklyn Student Stuck in Iran After Travel Ban – Downtown Brooklyn – DNAinfo New York

Metro edit: Headline should say CUNY union, the Professional Staff Congress, fights for student stuck in Travel Ban.

Approximately 120 students at the city university could be affected by the recent travel ban, CUNY said.

Source: CUNY Vows to Fight for Brooklyn Student Stuck in Iran After Travel Ban – Downtown Brooklyn – DNAinfo New York

A Letter of Thanks and Solidarity to Union Members and All Working People

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued a statement this Thanksgiving, reaffirming the labor movement’s commitment to hold America’s newly elected president accountable to the promises he made to working people, and reaffirming its commitment to vanquish oppression and protect the freedoms for all who live and work here.

Source: A Letter of Thanks and Solidarity to Union Members and All Working People

Bernhardt Prize Winner

On October 13 the New York Labor History Association presented its Second Annual Debra E. Bernhardt Labor Journalism Award.

Enchantress

The prize winner was Chloe Kent, journalist and founder of Enchantress Magazine.  Her article The Women of New York’s Bravest tells the story of working women and all the challenges they faced to become New York City firefighters.

Source: Enchantress Magazine

Bernhardt Award Event – Oct. 13

New York Labor History Association presents:

THE SECOND ANNUAL DEBRA E. BERNHARDT LABOR JOURNALISM AWARD

Join us for the award presentation and a discussion about using history to understand workers’ stories with historian Kimberly Phillips-Fein (NYU), and investigative journalists Juan Gonzalez (Democracy Now!),  and Tom Robbins (CUNY)

Thursday October 13, 2016   6-8pm

Tamiment Library / Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
10th Floor, 70 Washington Square South, Bobst Library, NYU
RSVP recommended, e-mail
with guest names & title of event.

This NYLHA award is co-sponsored by LaborArts / Metro New York Labor Communications Council / the NYC Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO / and the Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives at NYU’s Tamiment Library.

More information at Bernhardt Award; or 212 966-4014 x1703