Fighting Forward: A Labor & Working-Class Summit Comes to Madison This June

The 2013 National Conference of the Working Class Studies Association is a gathering of working people, community and labor activists, students and educators focused on building a revitalized movement in support of labor and the working class. This year the conference is taking place at the Madison College Downtown Education Center from June 12-15.

Sessions include:

  • Renewed Labor-Community Engagement
  • Women in the Labor Movement
  • Exploring Class
  • Putting Militancy Back in the Labor Movement
  • Working Class Solidarity and Poor People's Movements
  • Organizing Locally, Globally and Transnationally
  • More than Madison: Wisconsin Organizing Statewide

CMD will participate in a discussion on the American Legislative Exchange Council and its anti-worker and wage suppression legislation. The full program, along with registration and logistical information, is available at

The event is organized by The Labor & Working-class Studies Project and The Working Class Studies Association and co-sponsored by the Center for Media and Democracy.

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