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2019 Working But Still Poor Conference
Organizing for Justice in a Troubled Times
Friday, May 3, 2019
Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock (UUCSR)
48 Shelter Rock Road, Manhasset
After taking a year off from hosting our annual Working But Still Poor Conference, we are back at it!
This conference is not only meant to act as a space where ideas and strategies can be shared, but also as a space where new ideas and strategies can be formed! Our conference title this year is “Organizing for Justice in Troubled Times,” and we are excited share the many insights from the ground with you all.
We are also excited to welcome the New York State Attorney General Letitia A. James, who will deliver the the closing remarks.
Workshops: Full conference agenda can be found HERE
Session A (10:15am-11:30am)
1. Challenges and Opportunities Advocating for Justice in Suburbia
2. U.S. Immigration in Historical Perspective
3. Organizing for Justice on Long Island: Insights and Strategies from the Ground
4. Addressing Trauma in Justice Organizing and Advocacy
Session B (12:45pm-2pm)
5. Talking About Immigration: Flight, Fight or Dialogue?
6. Acting to End Systemic Racism: School to Prison to Deportation Pipeline
7. Income Inequality in the U.S. Today
8. Responding to the Changing Workplace: Challenges Facing Workers on Long Island
We hope you can join us on May 3rd!