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POLITICS and ORGANIING
Date Thursday November 13
Time 6:15 PM - 9:15 PM
Location Details
POLITICS AND ORGANIZING 5 Thusday evenings Nov 13-Dec 18 at San Jose City College Business Room 107
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/AuthorJim E. Kelly
Emaillaborstudies [at] sbcglobal.net
Phone408-298-2181 xt 2575
Address2100 Moorpark Avenue San jose
Do you need more money? How are you living?

Is the election a victory, going to bring a better future, and change that is better?

Why is winning an election important for workers and their organizations?

POLITICS and ORGANIZING with Bob Brownstein can help you prepare for the next contest . Last month the San Jose City Council voted 8to 1 to support raising the Living Wage status for over 400 low paid Airport workers. Raising impoverished workers was the almost unanimous vote of the Council and the result will bring economic dignity and provide health care benefits for those lowest paid airport service workers. Brownstein will comment on the successful effort . As the policy director of Working Partnership USA Mr. Brownstein is recognized as an acclaimed.leader in the politics of Silicone Valley. The Childrens Health Care initiative has supported the health of the most vulnerable and impoverished youth and is touted as a local health care model throughout the nation. His analysis of budget issues and collaborative political endeavor spans over 30 years in the Silicon Valley. He is highly respected by the San Jose Mayor and the San Jose Mercury News for bringing legitimate and responsible reform to the community. As the coauthor of

Find out about who are the movers and shakers in Santa Clara County, how they changed demographically and find out who continues to have profound influence locally on working families and their economic well being. Learn why ballot initiatives usually fail and the criteria for a victorious strategy How will the Employee Free Choice Act change the future of working people and their unions? .

THIS THURSDAY come to 5 amazing evenings at San Jose City College Business Room 107 From 6:15 PM to 9:40 PM November 13 . New participants can call (408)298-2181 for more registration information press 2 for admissions and records. Tuition is a just $20 plus reg fees. Current college participants can Reg using Star Reg at (408)223-0300 or online http://www.sjcc.edu
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