Are you or anyone you know interested in working for social change? Union Summer is a paid ($15/hour) summer internship program, sponsored by the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, for people interested in getting involved in the labor movement.
Union Summer participants will...Read more
On February 22nd, undocumented activist Maru Mora Villalpando was invited by the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies to speak at the lecture class for "Introduction to Labor Studies." There she informed hundreds of students about her ongoing work at the Northwest Tacoma Detention...Read more
Michael D. Aguirre, a doctoral student in History, has received a dissertation fellowship from the Center for Engaged Scholarship, an organization of social scientists that...Read more
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Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights (SUPER) celebrates Palestine Awareness Week in which they hosted various events on campus to bring awareness to the Apartheid...Read more
Megan Ming Francis, Associate Professor of Political Science and a member of the Bridges Center's Standing Committee, was recently profiled by the UW's Whole U...Read more
The Bridges Center’s Labor Studies Student Association (LSSA) has gotten off to an active start in 2018. The interdepartmental graduate student organization meets regularly to brainstorm ideas for ongoing activism and research , hosts writing groups...Read more
Michael Honey is a history professor at the University of Washington, Tacoma and served as Harry Bridges Endowed Chair in Labor Studies from 2000 to 2004.Read more
On February 1st, multiple MEChA Chapters from the Alto Pacifco region took action on their campuses, discussing immigration reform.
"As MEChA de UW we want to complicate the narrative of immigrants and the undocumented movement. In order to work for everyone in the community we must...Read more