KEYNOTE ROUNDTABLE: Worker Advocacy Organizations & the Future of Work

Leading advocates for workers in a variety of formal and informal sectors – from care work and construction to digital platforms and the arts – compare the challenges they see to the future of work and organizing in their respective fields and global contexts.

Richard Dobson
Co-Founder and Project Leader, Asiye eTafuleni

Katie Joaquin
Deputy Director, Jobs to Move America

Lenny Sanchez
Co-Founder, Independent Drivers Guild of Illinois (IDG)

Lise Soskolne
Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.)

Emily Timm
Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director, Workers Defense Project

Moderated by Nicole Burrowes
Assistant Professor of History, Rutgers University

Relevant Research ClustersAI and TechnologyArtistic Labor and the HumanitiesEssential WorkWork Across the Global South

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Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Policy & Law, Research Opportunities & Studies, Social Justice


School of Law

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