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Saturday, July 6 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Teachers Unions and Anti-Racist Struggle

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As young people move into activism, what role do educators have in the Black Lives Matter movement and other social justice movements that take up fighting racism? How does supporting these movements play into the fight for stronger teachers' unions?
What’s the role of socialists in teachers unions in explaining and defending racial justice commitments?
How does anti-racist struggle relate to building union consciousness, school site solidarity, and
democratic, militant local, state, and national unions?
This panel discussion, featuring teachers and education activists, will explore the topic.

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Lois Weiner

Lois Weiner writes for a wide range of popular publications and scholarly journals aboutteachers’ work, urban education, and labor, focusing especially on teacher unionism.Her writing is informed by her two careers in education, the first as a career teacherand union activist and... Read More →


Saturday July 6, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Clark B/C