Organising the unorganised: lessons from America
Starts: 25 May 2011
Wednesday, 25 May 2011, 18.00 for 18.30, Committee Rooms 1 & 2 (Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University)
Speaker: Janice Fine (Rutgers University): Organising the unorganised: lessons from America
Chair: Sian Wiblin (President Wales TUC and PCS)
Dr Janice Fine is an assistant professor in the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutger's University, a senior fellow at the Centre for Community Change and a research associate at the Economic Policy Institute.
Janice has been involved with union and community organising in the United States for many years developing radical initiatives to get unions to engage with communities outside of the workplace as well as enabling local communities to realise their won potential and power. Until 2003 she was the organising director at North East Action, the hub of a regional network of state-wide progressive coalitions and citizen action groups.
Janice is author of, Worker Centers: Organizing Communities at the Edge of the Dream.
Open To: Public