Hard Travelin’ With Woody


Hop a fast rattlin’ boxcar with Woody Guthrie, America’s greatest folk icon, as he takes you on a rockin’, reelin’, sanctifyin’ musical journey! Hear Woody teach, preach & beseech in his wry, wise & witsome style o’ speech – Guaranteed to knock you ON your feet.

For tickets go to: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5338690166/

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Bread and Roses: The Singing Strike


Here’s our new event:

Remember the Past. Inform the Future

L.A. Laborfest & Public Works Improvisational Theatre

present

 

Bread & Roses
“The Singing Strike”

 

Centennial Celebration

1912-2012

 

A Benefit for the

Garment Workers Center & United Service Workers West

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Sunday, March 25

Meal at 4pm * Program at 5pm

SEIU-USWW Hall

828 W. Washington Blvd, Los Angeles 90015

Suggested Donation $10; $15 w/meal. No one turned away for lack of funds

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Song, theatre, spoken word and film commemorate this strike led by women and children immigrants. Celebrate the victory and further the struggle!

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FEATURING PERFORMANCES BY

Ross Altman * Lee Boek * Joanna Cazden * Linda Fisher * Andy Griggs * Jill Holden  

The Leftous Sisters * Emma Rosenthal * Julia Stein  

 

ENDORSERS

Arbeter Ring So CA * CA Faculty Assn, * CSU Dominguez Hills * Community College Staff Guild, AFT 1521 * CLUE–LA * CLUW–LA * ICUJP  *  IWW – LA * Jewish Labor Committee * LA County Federation of Labor * MLK Coalition for Jobs, Justice and Peace * Occupy the Hood * San Pedro Laborfest * SEIU-USWW *

Sholem Community * UNITE HERE Local 11 *USW Local 675 • The WE Project  

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To endorse, sponsor, contribute, volunteer or for more information, email lalaborfest@gmail.com, call 310-704-3217, or go to www.lalaborfest.org

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This event is wheelchair accessible and dis-ability affirmative. If you need any other accommodations, contact us 72 hours in advance.

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Benefit for Carwasheros and LA Laborfest


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This Week’s Events


March 25, 2011 is the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Factory Fire, which took the lives of 146 workers, mostly young immigrant women and girls. It galvanized a national movement to protect workers’ health and safety. Now, as attacks on … Continue reading

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LA Laborfest was created in 2011, as an educational and cultural not-for-profit association/organization.  Its purpose of the is to present educational, cultural and promotional events, designed to educate the public about working people and unions, their history, their challenges in society, and to promote international understanding and solidarity with workers, both waged and unwaged, throughout the world.

Our first project is coordinating a six-week commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. This tragic fire galvanized a national social justice movement to protect workers’ health and safety, and bolstered the modern labor movement defense of the rights of all workers.

 

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