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The Rich Don’t Always Win: A Talk With Sam

AFL-CIO 815 16th Street., NW, Washington, DC

Join us for a book discussion on "The Forgotten Triumph over Plutocracy that Created the American Middle Class, 1900-1970 with author Sam Pizzigati.

Tipped Over The Edge

A cutting edge forum on how raising the minimum wage and providing paid sick days for tipped workers will help mitigate inequality in Washington, D.C.

Brown Bag: Golden Palms? A Look at Liberia’s Work Conditions

Institute for Policy Studies 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC

ILRF and IPS are excited to welcome Edwin Cisco, Vice-President of the Firestone Agricultural Workers Union of Liberia (FAWUL), to discuss the rapid expansion of palm oil and FAWUL's efforts to engage and organize palm oil plantation workers in Liberia.

South African Labor Leader Talks About NUMSA

A special event with Irvin Jim, General Secretary of National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and actor-activist, and filmmaker Danny Glover, and performance by Grammy-nominated musician Carolyn Malachi.

Briefing: Black Working Women Matter

Rayburn House Office Building 2167 200 D Street SW, Washington DC, DC

The Institute for Policy Studies’ (IPS) Black Worker Initiative & the National Women’s Law Center invite you to a special briefing and discussion on strategies to promote economic stability among black working women and their families.

Author Event: Household Workers Unite!

Join us for an engaging conversation on black women and work in the U.S. as Premilla Nadasen discusses and signs her new book, telling the stories of African American domestic workers and the little-known history of the domestic worker movement.

Shaken But Not Dead

The Moriah Fund 1634 I St. NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC

Join IPS and ILRF for a roundtable discussion about the Washington Consensus and the Development Debate in 2016 with the author of "Beyond Apologies" to reflect on re-defining the economics of wellbeing.

Public Interview: South African Labor Leader Irvin Jim

Katie Murphy Amphitheater at Fashion Institute of Technology Seventh Avenue at 27 Street, New York City, NY

A public Q&A with the General Secretary of the largest union in South Africa to shed light on the social, political, and economic challenges facing workers, students, and the poor in post-Apartheid South Africa.

Report Release: Findings From the Beyond Survival Campaign

Institute for Policy Studies 1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC

Learn about the impact of Trump’s immigration enforcement policies on survivors of labor trafficking and hear their ideas on what policy solutions must be adopted in this new era.

Book Event: Ralph Fasanella: Images of Optimism

Busboys and Poets - Takoma 234 Carroll Street NW, Washington, DC

Come to the book launch with co-author Marc Fasanella, whose new book showcases the vibrant images of social conscience of his renowned father, Ralph Fasanella the activist whose megaphone was his paintbrush.

Film: Dolores

Busboys & Poets - 14th & V 2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC

An IPS and Indie Lens Pop-Up Film and community conversation about the most important, yet least-known, activists in American history who tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice, becoming one of the most defiant feminists of the 20th century.