Cornell University

ILR Union Days 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 1:00pm

ILR Union Days 2017:  March 20, 22, and 23

Fighting Back: Resisting, Organizing and Building Coalitions!

Mon., March 20

7:00 p.m.
Cornell Cinema
Willard Straight Theatre

"The Long Ride” 

This exciting documentary film chronicles the historic Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride of 2003.

Discussion follows with the film’s Director, Valerie Lapin Ganley and Rigo Valdez, Director of Organizing, UFCW Local 770.

Tues., March 21
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
105 Ives Hall

Sophorn Yang, President of the Cambodian Alliance of Trade Unions and former garment worker. Women Workers Resist! Nationwide speaking tour sponsored by United Students Against Sweatshops.


Wed., March 22
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
105 Ives Hall 


Tiffany Dena Loftin, Racial Justice Program Coordinator, Civil, Human and Women's Rights Department, AFL-CIO

Thurs., March 23 
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
ILR Conference Center, Room 423

Social Justice Career Fair
Explore careers in social justice with Cornell alumni and other representatives from labor and non-profit organizations.


Thurs., March 23
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
105 Ives Hall

Panel: Social Justice Organizing and Coalition Building on Campus and in the Community
How to get involved in social justice movements for labor organizing, civil rights, racial and gender equality, immigrant rights, and environmental protection.

Breakout groups (refreshments served)
6:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

All events are free and open to the public.

Sponsored by The Worker Institute at Cornell, ILR School.

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