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Laborfest: 75th Anniversary of Social Security
Date Thursday July 15
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Berkeley City College Auditorium -2050 Center Street, Berkeley
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/Author
75th Anniversary of Social Security
In a panel discussion with Q & A following speakers will address the history of Social Security and the role of the first woman cabinet member, Frances Perkins, in pushing for it; the threat to privatize and dismantle Social Security; and the struggle to repeal the GPO/WEP provisions.
Harvey Smith, WPA historian
Jodi Reid, Executive Director of the California Alliance for Retired Americans
This event is co-sponsored by the Berkeley City College Social Science Department.
See also:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frances_Perkins
http://livingnewdeal.blogspot.com/
http://www.californiaalliance.org/contactus.asp
http://www.berkeley.peralta.edu/apps/comm.asp?Q=Instruction
http://www.laborfest.net/2010/2010schedule.htm
Added to the calendar on Monday Jun 21st, 2010 7:08 AM

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