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11/14 SF Report On NYC Organizing For The Triangle Fire
Date Sunday November 14
Time 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location Details
522 Valencia St/16th St. San Francisco
Event Type Other
11/14 SF Report On NYC Organizing For The Triangle Fire 100th Anniversary Commemoration
LaborFest Invites to hear from Mary Anne A. Trasciatti wrote Co-chair of the Triangle Memorial Committee

Sunday, November 14, 2010 2:00 PM
522 Valencia St./16th St. San Francisco

Plans are moving ahead for Triangle Fire Commemoration events around the country. Mary Anne A. Trasciatti
who is the Co-chair of the Triangle Memorial Committee is coming to San Francisco in November and will make a report
on the organizing work in New York City and how we can develop events on the West Coast.
Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition
ruth [at]
c/o Neighborhood Preservation Center
232 East 11th Street NY, NY 10003

The San Francisco Labor Council has also endorsed a national tour of the SF Mime Troupe to help commemorate this
important anniversary and the connection between the struggle of Jewish immigrant garment workers in 1911 and immigrant
workers and all workers today has great relevance.
Please join us with to hear about organizing events in New York and to strategize about events here on the West Coast.
The LaborFest organizing committee has voted to support and help organize events in San Francisco around this commemoration
in March 2010.
Please attend the meeting.

Sunday, November 14, 2010 2:00 PM
522 Valencia St. San Francisco
For more information call
LaborFest (415)642-8066

SFLC Endorses National Tour Of SF Mime Troupe In Conjunction With Commemoration Of Triangle Fire

Resolution to Support San Francisco Mime Troupe
National Tour in Conjunction with 100th Anniversary of the Triangle Fire

Whereas, 2011 will be the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Fire in New York
City which killed dozens of mostly women garment workers who were locked
in their building and could not escape the fire; and

Whereas, in conjunction with this commemoration the San Francisco Mime
Troupe which is an Tony award winning Equity union theatrical
group is proposing a national tour of the United States in conjunction with this
historic event; and

Whereas, this years San Francisco Mime Troupe play “Posibilidad, or Death of
the Worker” is about the struggle of garment workers in the US and Argentina;

Whereas, The importance to commemorate this event and to educate workers
today in America about labor’s history of struggle for workers rights and health
and safety on the 100th anniversary is critical; and

Whereas, the issues of 100 years ago are still relevant to workers in the United
States today who face attacks on their jobs and health and safety rights,

Therefore be it Resolved the San Francisco Labor Council endorses the national
Triangle Fire Commemoration Tour of the San Francisco Mime Troupe and
encourages trade unions and all unions to contribute and support this tour to
make it a success.

Submitted by David Williams, SEIU 1021, and adopted unanimously by the San
Francisco Labor Council on September 27, 2010.


Tim Paulson
Executive Director

Added to the calendar on Saturday Oct 16th, 2010 11:47 PM
§Caskets Of Triangle Fire Victims
by LaborFest Saturday Oct 16th, 2010 11:47 PM
The mostly immigrant Jewish garment workers were burned to death or jumped to their death.

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