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An Important Announcement About A National Conference on An Issue of Serious Importance to the American Labor Movement

You are cordially invited to:

"Race & Labor Matters"
Fall Conference
December 4-5, 2003      New York City

Join leading labor scholars and trade union activists for a reframing of the relationship between race and labor in America. Through interdisciplinary approaches to the subject, panelists will consider significant economic, social, historical, and political conditions affecting racial stratification in union and non-union labor. Panels will discuss U.S. labor and race matters in relation to affirmative action, immigration, labor-community relations, diversity, globalization, anti-racist union efforts, union democracy, gender and possibilities for social change.

Keynote Speakers: Manning Marable, Columbia University, Juan Gonzalez, President, Hispanic Journalists Association/NY Daily News/Democracy Now, Robin D.G. Kelley Columbia University, Roger Toussaint, President, TWU Local 100, Gerald Horne, University of North Carolina, Bill Fletcher, President,TransAfrica Forum, Alfred Blumrosen, Rutgers University, Gerald Hudson, VP Local 1199/SEIU, Cecelia McCall Sec., Professional Staff Congress, Charles Barron, NYC Councilman,  Frances Fox Piven, Graduate Center CUNY, AND MANY MORE!

Visit us on the web at: www.raceandlabor.org http://www.raceandlabor.org/ For more information, go to our website or call Nancy Weyandt at 212-966-4248 x218.

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