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|Laborfest: 1968 Women's Liberation Movement & Labor|
|Date||Monday July 21|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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Modern Times Bookstore 888 Valencia St., at 20th St., San Francisco (24th St BART)
With Chude Pam Allen and Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Chude Pam Allen was an early working class organizer in the women’s liberation movement and was in San Francisco in 1968. She helped build the Union Women’s Alliance to Gain Equality in 1974, she coordinated their 1975 Organize! Conference and later became editor of its newspaper, Union WAGE. She is author of the Union WAGE pamphlet, Jean Maddox, Labor Heroine.
Roxanne Dubar Ortiz has been involved in the struggle for women’s rights also since the 60’s. In New Orleans, she organized the Southern Female Rights Union and the New Orleans Women Workers Association. She is a university lecturer and has written 12 books. Roxanne grew up in rural Oklahoma of a family of tenant farmers. Her grandfather was active in the Oklahoma Socialist Party and the IWW in the first 2 decades of the 20th century.