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Black History Month- Race and Labor: Building a More Just Economy

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University of Oregon- in Portland and Eugene

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The University of Oregon Labor Education and Research Center present a Black History Month Event

Race and Labor: Building a More Just Economy

February 20, 2018 • 6 pm to 8:30 pm
UO Portland
White Stag Building Room 142/144
70 NW Couch Street

February 21, 2018 • 4 pm to 6 pm
UO Campus Eugene
Straub Hall Room 145

America is suffering through a crisis of economic inequity, and a crisis of racial inequity. But how do these things go together? And how can we build a movement that addresses both these urgent problems? Come hear from Bill Fletcher, Jr., one of the country’s most prominent theorists and leaders in the struggle for economic justice.

Bill Fletcher, Jr. has been at the forefront of both the labor and anti-racist movements for four decades. Fletcher has served as Education Director for the national AFL-CIO and as senior staff for a number of national labor unions. He has also served as president of TransAfrica Forum, as Senior Scholar with the Institute for Policy Studies, and as an editorial board member of He is author or co-author of multiple books, including Solidarity Divided: The crisis in organized labor and a new path toward social justice (University of California press, 2009).

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**This is a FREE, PUBLIC event. Please select a ticket for the UO Portland location or for the UO Eugene location.**

Light refreshments will be served.

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