Highlights From Past Events:
New Labor Forum’s 20th Anniversary: The Unmet Promise of Labor’s Resuscitation
On December 8th, the Murphy Institute hosted a 20th Anniversary Celebration for New Labor Forum. The packed event in midtown Manhattan featured poet Rigoberto González, and frequent writers for the journal: labor organizer Stephen Lerner, journalist Liza Featherstone, and scholar Phil Thompson.
Watch highlighs from the event here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQsrb3SyaxQ
Janus and Beyond: The Future of Public Sector Unions
On November 17th, the Cornell Worker Institute and the Murphy Institute at CUNY organized a conference “Janus and Beyond: the Future of Public Sector Unions.” Over 170 union activists, leaders, staff and allies attended, coming from over 40 labor locals, councils and federations.
Read more about the conference here: http://murphyinstituteblog.org/2017/12/05/photo-and-video-janus-and-beyond-the-future-of-public-sector-unions/.
Getting Back On Track: The New York Transit Crisis
This forum explored the nature and causes of the current mass transit crisis, and focused on solutions that will enable New York to sustain itself as a world-class city.