Aug 27, 2011 Career News
The AFL-CIO and the King Center’s national symposium on Jobs, Justice and the American Dream will get underway shortly and you can follow it with our live Twitter feed here and on Twitter with the hashtag #jobsjustice.
The first session, Jobs and the American Dream (9-10:45 a.m.), moderated by former New York Times columnist Bob Herbert, will include AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Arlene Holt Baker, Martin Luther King III, Rep. John Lewis, Bruce Western of Harvard’s Weiner Center for Social Policy, Sarita Gupta from Jobs with Justice, Painters and Allied Trades member Davon Lomax and AFT member Kathleen Hofmann.
The second session, Justice and the American Dream (11 a.m.-12:45 p.m.), moderated by Noticiero Univision’s Maria Elena Salinas, will include AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler; former chairwoman of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Mary Frances Berry, Wisconsin Fire Fighter Mahlon Mitchell, DREAMer student Isabel Castillo, AFL-CIO Young Worker Coordinator Kurston Cook and Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s Rea Carey.
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