Coverage appeared in the Star-Ledger August 29, 2013. AFSC-IRP was involved in both rallies – the first held at Lincoln Park and the second at the Lincoln statue at the historic Essex County Courthouse.
Author/Activist is Featured Speaker at AFSC Benefit Dinner
David Bacon’s new book is The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration
David Bacon, an author, photographer, and activist whose work focuses on labor and migration, will be the featured speaker at a September 14 benefit dinner for the American Friends Service Committee's New Hampshire Program, to be held at the Concord Unitarian Universalist Church.
Three films for the Canadian Labor International Film Festival: "Breathtaking," about workers in the asbestos industry; "Locked Out," about borax miners in the American southwest; and "Triangle: Remembering the Fire," about the 1911 fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City. Free admission.
RI Jobs with Justice Solidarity with Occupy Providence: Workers and unemployed call for protecting worker's rights and the creation of good jobs. Meet at Burnside Plaza, Providence (across from Kennedy Plaza) by the statue. There will be a short General Assembly at 5pm , a brief rally at 5:30 pm and a march to the Chamber of Commerce, Verizon (workers still don't have a contract) and the school district headquarters on Westminster St. JOIN US! AFSC will have some signs.
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