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Unfinished March Symposium

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AFL-CIO Samuel Gompers Room 815 16th St NW Washington, DC 20006

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*Please note that this EPI event will take place at the AFL-CIO.


Symposium - 4:30 -7:00 pm

Reception - 7:00 pm

Symposium Panels:

The Forgotten History of the March for Jobs and Freedom
Moderator: Arlene Holt Baker, Executive Vice President, AFL-CIO
Panelists: Clarence Lang, author of Grassroots at the Gateway: Class Politics and Black Freedom Struggle in St. Louis, 1936-75
Algernon Austin, Director of the Race, Ethnicity, and Economy Program, Economic Policy Institute

Addressing the Current Economic Crisis Facing People of Color
Moderator: Jacqueline Pata, Executive Director, National Congress of the American Indian
Panelists: William Spriggs, Chief Economist, AFL-CIO
Mark Hugo Lopez, Associate Director, Pew Hispanic Center
Lisa Hasegawa, Executive Director, National CAPACD

The Politics of Race in America: Are We Making Progress?
Moderator: Mark Levinson, Chief Economist, SEIU
Panelists: Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder and CEO, PolicyLink
Roger A. Clay Jr., former President, Insight Center for Community Economic Development
Kica Matos, Director of Immigrant Rights & Racial Justice, Center for Community Change
Maya Rockeymoore, President and CEO, Global Policy Solutions

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