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Over the past half-century, labor activists Marilyn Sneiderman and Stephen Lerner have been responsible for spurring major strategic advances in union organizing and movement building. In this episode of the "Reinventing Solidarity Podcast," they discuss their recent New Labor Forum article, titled “Making Hope and History Rhyme: A New Worker Movement from the Shell of the Old“.

Saturday, January 7, 2023
Reinventing Solidarity Podcast

In this New Labor Forum article, authors Marilyn Sneiderman and Stephen Lerner reflect on the lessons of the past half-century & assess the strategic challenges and opportunities confronting a new generation of workers, activists, and organizers.

Thursday, December 1, 2022
New Labor Forum

In this piece in The Progressive Magazine, author Sarah Jaffe describes how the CIO benefited from the momentum generated by overlapping protest movements: tenant, immigrant, and anti-racist organizing, all in response to the massive crisis of the Great Depression. Against this background of desperation, the organizers of the 1930s were willing to put resources behind a new path for organizing. Marilyn Sneiderman says that is what unions and organizers should emulate. “This is a time for some massive experimentation, some radical risk-taking, pushing every boundary.”

Monday, October 10, 2022
The Progressive Magazine
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In this article series co-produced by Bargaining for the Common Good and Nonprofit Quarterly, learn how and why Bargaining for the Common Good (BCG) is the right strategy for our times of social crisis.

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Ford Foundation writes about its support for Bargaining for the Common Good, quoting Marilyn Sneiderman of the Center for Innovation in Worker Organization.

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Ford Foundation

Belabored, a Dissent Magazine podcast, features a panel discussion co-sponsored by WILL Empower, an initiative of the Center for Innovation in Worker Organization.

Friday, May 20, 2022
Belabored
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Image of Womxn's Labor Leadership Symposium

The two-day 2021 Womxn’s Labor Leadership Symposium reached more than 350 leaders in the worker justice movement and showcased more than 60 of the most innovative and inspiring womxn leaders in labor right now.

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Black Work Talk, a new podcast, interviews Sheri Davis of the Center for Innovation in Worker Organization about Black feminist principles in labor organizing.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Black Work Talk

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