Saturday, March 10, 2018. 9:00am - 6:00pm

University of Washington, Seattle Kane Hall, Walker-Ames Room (225)​

Free! Registration required. Lunch and parking provided with registration. Registration will open February 1. Watch this space!

A day-long conference dedicated to conversations among local activists on ways to join commitments and collaborate on transformative projects fighting for social justice, racial justice, gender justice, and workers’ empowerment in the current political moment.

Sponsored by the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies at the University of Washington. Questions? Call (206) 543-7946 or e-mail


Panel Topics

  • Challenging Strategies for Advancing Social Justice Unionism
  • Retaking Ownership of the Company Town
  • Transforming Political As Usual: Electoral Politics


Confirmed Speakers

  • Bill Fletcher, author and activist
  • Kent Wong, UCLA Labor Center
  • Megan Francis, UW Political Science
  • Nicole Grant, MLK County Labor Council
  • Faye Guenther, UFCW 21
  • Rosalind Guillen, Community to Community Deveopment
  • Bob Hasegawa, WA State Legislature
  • Eunice How, UNITE-HERE Local 8
  • Dean McGrath, ILWU Local 23
  • Nikkita Oliver, Seattle Peoples Party
  • Matt Remle, Mazaska Talks
  • Sandy Restrepo, Colectiva Legal del Pueblo
  • Jonathan Rosenblum, author and activist
  • Kshama Sawant, Seattle City Council
  • Reverend John Stean, Ebenezer AME Zion Church 
More to be announced.