Hope in Hard Times: A Conversation with Two of America’s Leading Organizers



January 17, 2012
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

Knight Law Center, Rm 175
1515 Agate St.
UO campus

January 2012—Under the aegis of our Strategic Training and Action Research Fund (STAR), LERC will be bringing two of the country’s most gifted and dynamic organizers, Kris Rondeau and Saket Soni, to a series of events here in Oregon.

As the leader of one of AFSCME’s most successful organizing teams, Kris’s innovative strategies have helped bring 30,000 workers into the union’s ranks, including a pioneering campaign at Harvard University in the early 1980s that won national acclaim. Saket has been an especially effective organizer on behalf of workers of color. In his role as director of the New Orleans based Workers’ Center for Racial Justice, he has rallied both immigrant and native-born workers from diverse backgrounds, His activities on behalf of young people from abroad working at Hershey Foods under exploitative conditions garnered national attention recently in spotlighting abuses suffered by guest workers.

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