[act-ma] 2/17 Bill Fletcher speak about strategies for social change at 7:00 p.m. Simmons College
suren at fairjobs.org
Tue Feb 16 05:36:23 PST 2010
Forwarded from Weimin Tchen:
Feeling frustrated with the election of Scott Brown with the support
of 49% of union households - which was probably driven by the
Democratic plan to tax high-benefit union plans instead of taxing the
wealthy? Disappointed in how the Obama administration caters to the
banking and health-care industries, and so fails to raise grassroots
The Majority Agenda Project formed from a workshop at the New England
United conference at Tufts Univ 2 years ago. This is a
Massachusetts-based effort building a strategic multi-issue agenda to
promote collaboration across movements in order to have a more
effective response to the present crisis. Come to hear Bill Fletcher
Decision Time for Our Movements
Wednesday, February 17, 2010, 7:00 p.m.
Paresky Conference Center,
300 The Fenway, 3rd Floor.
(see below for directions)
Come hear Bill Fletcher speak about strategies for social change that
will help us move off the sidelines to the center of the national
debate as a full-fledged “player”.
Harvard graduate Bill Fletcher is co-author of "Solidarity Divided:
The Crisis in Organized Labor and a New Path toward Social Justice"
(University of California Press). He is past Education Director of the
AFL-CIO, SEIU Field Services Director, & President/CEO of TRANSAFRICA.
He is the Director of Field Services & Education of the American
Federation of Government Employees.
For maps, see:
and http://www.simmons.edu/overview/directions/maps/ for the
location of the Main College Building.
The city block that houses the Main College Building (MCB) (the Linda
K. Paresky Conference Center is on the 3rd floor of the MCB) is
bordered by Palace Road, The Fenway, and by Avenue Louis Pasteur.
Limited Visitor Parking is available:
Participants can enter the parking garage only from Avenue Louis
Pasteur. The garage is located underground and behind the MCB. The
campus parking gate system operates like a private garage, with a
ticket dispenser at the entrance for visitors and credit card payment
stations at the exit. It is crucial that you keep the WHITE parking
ticket you receive upon entering the garage. We can provide you with a
yellow ticket that will let you exit the garage, for $6. BOTH tickets
and a Mastercard or Visa card are needed to exit.
Parking is also available at off-campus lots, see:
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