October 1, 2010
If you don’t know your history…
North Carolina Triad Jobs with Justice is sponsoring a U.S. labor history class on five Sunday afternoons in a row beginning on October 24th and ending on November 21st. The title of the class is: “The Historical Struggle for Working Class Unity in the USA and the Way Forward in Today’s Economic Crisis.”
The theme of this fall 2010 class is the importance of and struggle for unity of workers in our fight for a better life. The classes will be seminar-style and take place at the Glenwood Public Library in Greensboro from 3:00 PM to 4: 30 PM. Veteran trade unionist, Richard Koritz, who is also a labor educator and a member of the Board of Directors of the International Civil Rights Center and Museum in Greenboro will be the class teacher.
What: U.S. Labor History class for the community
When: Sunday afternoons, Oct. 24 – Nov. 21 from 3-4:30pm
Where: Glenwood Public Library, 1901 W Florida St, Greensboro, NC 27403
Small donations to help cover the costs of books and materials for this class will be accepted – as little as $5 for low-wage and unemployed workers. Download the flyer for more information and to register for this exciting education series.
Triad Jobs with Justice is a labor-community coalition. Affiliated Unions include NALC Branches 461 (Winston Salem), 630 (Greensboro), 936 (High Point), CWA 3607 (Greensboro), UAW 5287, AFT (Guilford County), N.C. Ironworkers. Affiliated Community Organizations include Faith Action, National Farmworkers Ministry, Ivorian Association, NC Labor Against the War, N.C. Occupational Safety & Health.