Today in 1900: The International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union, a consolidation of seven smaller east coast needle trades unions, is founded.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
The Nehemiah Center for Justice and Reconciliation is hosting a free, interactive, three-part workshop series this summer, designed to educate the general public on mass incarceration and the criminal justice system in general. Tonight’s session is “What’s the Problem? Mass Incarceration Defined,” with an overview of incarceration in the U.S. and what this means for our communities. Please RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. This is tonight from 7 to 9pm at Fountain of Life, 633 West Badger Road. For more info, call 608-257-2453.
Tonight, join the Madison Free Skool for an ongoing discussion and strategy series of debt peonage and debt resistance, including proposals for activism locally. This is at 6:30pm at Rainbow Bookstore, 426 West Gilman. For more info, call 257-6050.
Donate to the Insurgent Radio Kiosk! Our local commentaries and action calendar offers vital information about current issues and events. Visit wortfm.org or call 608-256-2001 to pledge to the Kiosk!
Street Pulse seeks innovative ways to alleviate and raise awareness of homelessness and poverty. Volunteers are needed to write, interview, edit and fundraise. Street Pulse meets every Sunday at 6pm at the Memorial Union. Check Today in the Union for room location. For more info, call 608-492-1294 or go to streetpulsenews.org.