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Preserving Solidarity Forever: Washington State Farmworker Struggles
Preserving Solidarity Forever: Washington State Farmworker Struggles
WhenSaturday, May 14, 2016, 1 – 4 p.m.
Campus locationStudent Union Building (HUB)
Campus room145
Event typesLectures/Seminars, Special Events
Event sponsorsLabor Archives of Washington, UW Special Collections.
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Description

Join the Labor Archives of Washington for its second annual event, “Preserving Solidarity Forever,” dedicated to showcasing its efforts to preserve and promote labor history. This year’s event honors veteran farm worker organizers from the famous Chateau St. Michelle Winery union campaign, as well as highlights today’s on-going farm worker organizing in the Skagit Valley. Free and open to the public. Free parking. Food and drinks provided. RSVP at tinyurl.com….

Features guest speakers:

  • Rosalinda Guillen (Community to Community Development, former UFW organizer)
  • Julio Romero (Former President, United Farm Workers of Washington State)
  • Ramon Torres (President, Familias Unidas por la Justicia)
  • Jeff Johnson (President, Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO)
Part of MayWorks, a month-long festival celebrating labor culture and history in Washington State.

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