Tue. May 19 * 9:00am-10:15am
Online Forum via ZOOM
Angeles Solis * Make the Road New York
Director of Worker Organizing
Eric Loegel * TWU Local 100
Vice President, Rapid Transit Operations (RTO)
Mark Henry * ATU Local 1056
President / Business Agent
Nikki Kateman * Local 338 RWDSU/UFCW
Political & Communications Director
Joshua Freeman * School of Labor & Urban Studies
Distinguished Professor of History @cunyslu #CUNYSLU
Diana Robinson * School of Labor & Urban Studies
Union Semester Coordinator @Ddee1985 @cunyslu
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SLU’s Departments of Urban Studies and Labor Studies invite you to join us for the following video seminars to discuss some of the organizing responses to the pandemic:
Tuesday, April 14, 7-9 pm:
“Urban Warfare: Housing Justice Under a Global Pandemic” with Raquel Rolnik
(University of São Paulo, former UN Rapporteur on Adequate Housing), Daniel Aldana Cohen
(University of Pennsylvania), and Cea Weaver
(Upstate/Downstate Housing Alliance). Co-sponsored by NYU Urban Democracy Lab, NYC-DSA, Verso Books, and Departments of Labor and Urban Studies, School of Labor and Urban Studies/CUNY. RSVP HERE
Thursday, April 16, 6:30-8pm:
“Labor Justice” with Mohamed Attia
(Street Vendor Project) and Ilana Berger
(Hand in Hand Domestic Employers Network); Member of Amazonians United
; Frontline healthcare worker
. Co-sponsored by NYU Urban Democracy Lab and the Departments of Labor and Urban Studies, School of Labor and Urban Studies/CUNY. RSVP HERE
Stay tuned for a confirmed date for “Justice for Immigrants” with Aamnah Khan (DRUM: Desis Rising Up and Moving and Arts & Democracy), Victor Monterossa, Jr. (Covenant House, New Jersey and Immigrant Workers for a Just Response) and Paula Chakravartty (NYU Gallatin and New Sanctuary Coalition). Co-sponsored by the NYU Urban Democracy Lab and Departments of Labor and Urban Studies, School of Labor and Urban Studies/CUNY.
Photo via flickr by A.Davey (cc-by-nc-nd)
When: January 28th, 2020, 12pm
Where: CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, Room 18D
Please join us for an event featuring representatives from the French General Confederation of Labor
- Emmanuel Lepine; General Secretary of CGT National Federation of Chemical Industries
- Jean-Pierre Page; Former Header of the International Department of CGT and member of the national executive committee
Wednesday, July 24, 2019: 6:30-8:00 PM
CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies
25 W. 43rd Street, Room 18A-B
New York, NY 10036
- Adria Powell, CEO and President, Cooperative Home Care Associates
- Maru Bautista, Director of the Cooperative Development Project, Center of Family Life
- Rebecca Lurie, CUNY SLU Professor, Moderator
Join us for a presentation in connection with the SLU summer course “Theory, Practice and Principles of Cooperative Enterprise Management.” Over the past eight weeks, 25 SLU students engaged in learning and experiencing cooperative management techniques and approaches for bringing the change we want to see in the world.
This special final session will feature guest speakers from two of the largest organizations involved in worker co-ops in New York City. Adria Powell, CEO and President of Cooperative Home Care Associates in the Bronx, represents the cooperative with more than 2,000 workers who are members of 1199SEIU-United Healthcare Workers East. Maru Bautista, Director of the Cooperative Development Project at the Center for Family Life in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, serves the immigrant communities with start-up support and sector-based cooperative economic development. Both women serve on the board of Democracy At Work Institute (DAWI), and both are members of the U.S. Federation of Worker Cooperatives. SLU Professor Rebecca Lurie will host the conversation and moderate a discussion with the audience.
No RSVP necessary. Doors open at 6 PM. Light refreshments will be served.
Photo features Diversity Scholarship recipients from 2017 plus staff.
In 2012 the Murphy Institute launched a scholarship program designed to promote diversity in union leadership and labor education. The Joseph S. Murphy Diversity in Labor Scholarship program awards two-year scholarships of up to $30,000 for graduate students and up to $20,000 for undergraduate students. The scholarship is available to students applying to the M.A. in Labor Studies program, or the B.A. in Urban and Community Studies program with a concentration in labor studies.
This year, for the first time, the Diversity Scholarship is being celebrated as a signature program of the new CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies. The 2019 fundraiser and awards gala will take place on Thursday, May 23rd from 5:30-7:30 PM at the School. Bhairavi Desai, Executive Director of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, will be the guest speaker. The event will also feature the announcement of the 2019 Rising Leaders and the recipients of the 2019-20 scholarship awards.
Your support for the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies is greatly appreciated.