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International Women’s Day: Leadership in Labor Organizing Movements

Thursday, March 7, 2024
6:00 PM

International Women's Day: Celebrating Women's Leadership in Labor Organizing Movements
Featuring Dolores Huerta, American labor leader & civil rights activist


Participants heard from iconic women leaders in unions and labor organizing movements who were working toward the ongoing struggle for equal pay, anti-discrimination, and equal protections. They learned how to get involved in and be supportive of organizing efforts both regionally and nationally, and they joined in community building and the renewal of spirit for labor organizers.

Presenters included
Dolores Huerta, renowned American labor leader and civil rights activist who co-founded the United Farm Workers union alongside Cesar Chavez
Linda Morales, Organizing Coordinator, Texas Gulf Coast Area Labor Federation/AFL-CIO
Elsa Flores, President, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Texas
Traci Latson, HISD Career Pathways teacher leader & Vice President of Houston Federation of Teachers Union

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  • Rothko Chapel

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