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Veteran Activist Les Leopold - Activism 101 Workshop

Thursday, October 19, 2017 / 12:30 - 2:00pm
HOW Space (182 Howard St.)

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. 

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Sponsor: The Smith Gallery
Contact email: Jennie Carlisle (