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.