Dwight Hall at Yale

Center for Public Service and Social Justice

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Confronting Coercion : Building Worker Power in the 21st Century

Event time: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Luce Hall See map
34 Hillhouse Ave
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Members of three worker-led organizations present their experiences, strategies, and goals for empowering themselves and their fellow workers in the agricultural, seafood, and service industries, all of which rely extensively on transnational labor forces. The discussion will focus on re-centering workers’ rights and agency in the struggle against multiple forms of exploitation, including human trafficking and forced labor.

Hosted by the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition 

Event Type: 
Education/Speakers
Cause(s): 
Employment & Job Training
Immigrants & Refugees
Racial Inequality
Veterans & Veterans' Families
Event Source: 
Yale Affiliate
Open To: 
Undergraduates
Graduate Students
Community Members
Alumni
Faculty/Staff