What can happen when debt is used to buy a troubled business and financial manipulation ensues. The bankruptcy of Toys R Us.
The CWA is a major partner of runawayinequality.org. Their help has been essential to spread the word and conduct trainings around the country.
Here’s a link to their update about what’s going on. Click here to read.
Les starts talking at about 9 minutes in. Click here to watch it.
We have 26 new members who would like to participate in Train the Trainer sessions to Reverse Runaway inequality. They’ve signed up from across the country.
Meanwhile we’re working with local groups and Trained Trainers to bring trainings to areas with enough interest across the country. Here’s the full map of interested trainers on the continental US.
When: Thursday, October 19th. 12:30 PM to 2 PM
Where: HOW Space. 182 Howard St., Boone, North Carolina 28608
What: Facilitated by Les Leopold, co-founder of the Labor Institute in New York, this nuts and bolts workshop provides an opportunity to learn more about developing successful grassroots campaigns for social and economic justice.
+ learn skills to create effective campaigns and actions
+ explore the historical context for social justice movements and contemporary organizing
+ develop concrete tools you can use in your own work
Leopold is a veteran activist with over 40 years of dedication to labor rights as well as social and economic justice causes. His current book, “Runaway Inequality: An Activist Guide to Economic Justice”, is a solutions oriented guide to the wide ranging problems associated with economic inequality in the US. He is currently helping to build a national economic educational train-the-trainer program with unions and community groups. All proceeds from his current book go back into this campaign.