WHY LABOR ORGANIZING SHOULD BE A CIVIL RIGHT

 

ABOUT RICHARD D. KAHLENBERG

Richard D. Kahlenberg is a Senior Fellow at The Century Foundation, where he writes about education, equal opportunity, and civil rights. Read the New York Times article written by Richard D. Kahlenberg and Moshe Z. Marvit (published February 29, 2012).

DID YOU KNOW?

Sondra Stetin Gash is a writer and the daughter of Sol Stetin, who was a longtime trade unionist, educator, and leader of a landmark campaign to organize textile workers employed by J.P. Stevens & Company at factories in the American South. Sol Stetin worked at the Institute of Management and Labor Relations from 1947 to 1990, before it was established as Rutgers SMLR. He was named the first labor leader in residence at the Institue's Labor Education Center. There he participated in seminars, taught, and advised students for the remainder of his academic career. He is also a former president of the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA).

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The American Labor Museum invites you to a discussion and reading with RICHARD D. KAHLENBERG. This event is hosted by Sondra Stetin Gash, a writer and daughter of Sol Stetin, a trade unionist and educator who worked at the Institute of Management and Labor Relations from 1947 to 1990, before it was established as Rutgers SMLR.