May
20
When: Thursday, May 20, 2021, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Where:

This summit brings together LAWCHA members, labor activists, Scholars for a New Deal for Higher Education (SFNDHE), and union representatives serving a variety of higher ed workers to discuss the College for All bill and how to use it as a foundation for a bottom-up national movement, one that demands fair funding, fair tuition, and fair labor. SFNDHE successfully fought to include labor provisions that prioritize contingent faculty and tenure-track positions in the College for All bill–but there is still more to be done. LAWCHA members, as labor scholars, higher ed workers, and union organizers, have a vital role to play in this national agenda and the federal legislative battles ahead.

Endorsed by the LAWCHA Contingent Faculty Committee

  • Higher Education Union Representatives TBA
  • Jalil Mustaffa Bishop, Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Pennsylvania and SFNDHE member
  • Ian Gavigan, PhD candidate at Rutgers University-New Brunswick
  • Aimee Loiselle, SFNDHE Co-Facilitator and Postdoctoral Fellow at Smith College
  • Eleni Schirmer, PhD Candidate at University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Moderator: Lane Windham, Georgetown University

View conference information at http://www.lawcha.org/annualmeeting/chicago-illinois-2021/program/

Register at https://form.jotform.com/211246984136155