Strategic Visions Series: Labor & Social Transformation
Steve Brier, Bhairavi Desai, Ed Ott, Ai-jen Poo & Others TBA
We are facing multiple crises–financial,
social, economic, ecological, cultural…–but progressive forces are
very much on the defensive. How do we forge a new politics that puts
labor rights and human needs first? Panelists could be asked to draw
from their own thinking and experience.
Media Lab, currently serves as the Associate Provost for Instructional
Technology and External Programs at the CUNY Graduate Center. He is a
co-founder of the American Social History Project and co-authored and
edited the Project’s Who Built America? textbook.
York Taxi Workers Alliance. She has been organizing in the taxi industry
labor and politics. He has nearly 40 years of experience in the labor
movement, most recently as Executive Director of the New York City
Central Labor Council, which represents 1.3 million trade unionists from
over 400 affiliated organizations.
an organization of nannies, housekeepers and elderly caregivers in New
York organizing for power, respect, fair labor standards and to help
build a movement to end oppression for all. DWU helped to organize the
first national meeting of domestic workers organizations at the US
Social Forum in 2007, which resulted in the formation of the National
Domestic Workers Alliance.