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A Women’s Rights Day Tribute to Immigrant Women: Special film showing: Made in L.A.
Date Saturday August 28
Time 7:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Location Details
New Valencia Hall
625 Larkin Street, Ste 203
San Francisco, CA 94109
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorAnita O'Shea
A Women’s Rights Day Tribute to Immigrant Women in the Battle for a Better World.

Special film showing: Made in L.A.
Three Latina immigrants are spotlighted in this Emmy award-winning documentary. Lupe, Maura, and Maria fight tenaciously to hold a popular clothing retailer accountable for the abuses of its sweatshop subcontractors. Personal stories, intimate interviews, and protest footage highlight their organizing efforts, which include a spirited national boycott and a legal fight for unpaid wages and safe working conditions.

Norma Marcela Gallegos
Chicana feminist and National Comrades of Color Caucus firebrand, will lead off an open discussion with an overview of current challenges in the fight for immigrant rights and the leadership role of hardworking sisters from other lands.

Simply Sumptuous Summer Buffet served at 6pm for a donation of $8. Door donation $3.00. Sliding scale and work exchanges available. Call in advance for childcare.
Added to the calendar on Monday Aug 2nd, 2010 2:14 PM

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