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"Building Power in Wisconsin Immigrant Communities: Unions and Workplace Justice"

Saturday, May 11, 2024, 8:30 AM until 3:30 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
IBEW Training Center
11001 W. Plank Ct.
Wauwatosa, WI  
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Labor History
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The historic 80-mile March in August 1966 by migrant farmworkers seeking to win legislation that would provide their right to unionize will be among the topics to be discussed at the Wisconsin Labor History Society's annual meeting.
Featuring: Jesus Salas, a key organizer of the march and longtime activist, discussing his book, "Obreros Unidos: The Roots and Legacy of the Farmworkers Movement." Interviewed by Sergio Gonzalez, assistant professor of history at Marquette University. Panel of migrant workers, community activists: Rachel Ida Buff, professor of history, UW-Milwaukee, author of studies on immigration.
Conference fees, which include refreshments, lunch and materials, are $40.00 per person. There is a special rate of $13.00 for students and unemployed persons.

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