with author MIRIAM FRANK
Co-Sponsored by TAMIMENT LIBRARY-NYU and the NY LABOR HISTORY ASSOCIATION
Join us on Wednesday evening 9/17
Bobst Library, 10th Fl.,
70 Washington Square South in the Village
near A/C/E/D/F, N/R & 1 Trains
We’ll have readings from the book, you can meet people who are in the book and we’ll talk about new developments in labor/gay politics.
There will be copies of OUT IN THE UNION for purchase, light refreshments and lots of interesting people…..
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The parade is being held on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 10am. It begins at Fifth Avenue and 44th Street and continues up Fifth Avenue to 64th Street.
This year, we are honored to have Chris Erikson, Business Manager of IBEW Local 3 as our Grand Marshal and Julie Kushner, Director of UAW, Region 9A, as our Parade Chair, leading our parade up Fifth Avenue.
Join us to celebrate the working men and women who help keep NYC up and running!
Empire State College Welcomes Letitia James, New York City Public Advocate
For a presentation and discussion of The Political and Economic Context of Collective Bargaining in New York City Today
Thursday, July 10, 4 – 6pm
At The Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies
Empire State College
325 Hudson St., New York
This event is part of the 2014 summer residency program in Labor Studies taking place at the VanArsdale Center. It is available for credit to students registered in the residency, and is open to the general public who wish to engage in discussion on this issue of urgent concern to the city’s labor movement.
The event is free but space is limited.
To reserve your seat, please RSVP to Edna.Bornstein@esc.edu
Metro will be hosting a Movie Night on Tuesday, July 1 at 6:30pm.
We’ll be viewing “Citizen Koch,” and film director Tia Lessin has graciously agreed to stop by and say a few words before the movie.
If you are planning to attend, please RSVP to Cara Noel, as refreshments will be provided, and we’d like to know how much to get.