Save the date: Workers’ Rights Board annual meeting Sept. 26

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The 2019 Workers’ Rights Board Annual Meeting will be held on Sept. 26, 2019 at 8 a.m. at Greater St. Mark Family Church in Ferguson.

The keynote speaker will be Richard Rothstein, author of The Color of Law, about legalized segregation in the United States and the resulting wealth gap, especially for black families.

Rothstein is a distinguished fellow of the Economic Policy Institute and senior fellow emeritus at the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and the Haas Institute at the University of California (Berkeley). His case study of the Ferguson/St. Louis area from 2014 is available for download for free at www.epi.org/publication/making-ferguson.

Current Co-Sponsors for the Workers’ Rights Board Annual Meeting are Missouri Jobs with Justice (MOJWJ), the Archdiocesan Peace and Justice Commission, the St. Louis Labor Council, Forward Through Ferguson, Women’s Voices Raised for Social Justice, Deaconess Anne House: Episcopal Service Corps of St. Louis, WEPOWER, Gladiator Consulting, the National Council of Jewish Women and SEIU Local 1.

For more information about the program or becoming a sponsor, contact the Rev. Dr. Teresa Danieley at teresa@mojwj.org.


 

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