Teaching for change: popular education and the labor movement
UCLA Center for Labor Research and Education, 2002 - Business & Economics - 263 pages
Teaching for Change: Popular Education and the Labor Movement is the first book to capture the stories and experiences of popular educators in the U.S. labor movement. From the Highlander Center in Tennessee to the Justice for Janitors campaign in Los Angeles, from the National Labor College in Maryland to the Avondale Shipyard workers of Louisiana, popular education has played a critical role in organizing workers, developing new leaders, and strengthening labor and community alliances. While drawing from the rich history of popular educators nationally and internationally, popular educators today are forging a new path based on the changing needs and conditions of workers and unions.Featuring essays by: Susan J. Schurman, George Meany Center-The National Labor College; Elaine Bernard, Harvard Trade Union Program; Jose La Luz, AFSCME; Susan Williams, Highlander Center; Susan Washington, AFL-CIO; John Hurst, UC Berkeley; Barb Thomas and D?Arcy Martin, Canadian popular educators.
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