The Common Good: Social Justice, Workers’ Rights, and Society Accountability
Sponsored by the Research Center for Leadership in Action at NYU Wagner and the Center for Popular Democracy

Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time: 8:30am-12:30pm
Location: 295 Lafayette Street New York, NY 10012
                     The Rudin Family Forum For Civic Dialogue

The Research Center for Leadership in Action at NYU Wagner and the Center for Public Democracy welcome you to a half-day symposium on social justice, workers rights, and their implications for civil society and democracy in the U.S. This symposium will bring together students, the academic community, and social change organizations to reflect and learn about the situation of U.S. workers, the issues they face, and the difficulties related to building a broader and stronger workers movement in the context of wealth inequality. This is an opportunity for the audience to learn and engage in a deep discussion with researchers, leaders, organizers, and policy change advocates working on these topics.

Speakers will include:

Ruth Milkman, City University of New York
Ana Maria Archila, Center for Popular Democracy
Deborah Axt, Make the Road New York
Sasha Hammad, Retail Action Project
Jonathan Westin, New York City Communities for Change.