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N. CA Organizing Public Meeting To Commemorate 100th Anniversary Of Triangle Fire

Saturday, January 22, 2011
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event Type:
N.CA Triangle Fire Commemoration Committee
Location Details:
Mission Campus of San Francisco City College

Events are being organized to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Triangle Fire in New York city. LaborFest and many other organizations are working to build these activities and events that will be held in March 2011. There will be a public meeting of the organizing committee on Saturday January 22 at 11:00 AM at the Mission Campus of San Francisco City College

1/22/2011 N. California Organizing Committee Public Meeting To Commemorate 100th Anniversary Of The Triangle Fire
Saturday January 22, 11:00 AM City College of San Francisco Mission Campus, at 1125 Valencia Street Room 277 between 22nd and 23rd

Dear Brothers and Sisters,
There will be a public organizing meeting to help build and plan events for the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Fire which took place in 1911 in NYC.
We invite artists, historians, musicians, labor supporters/activists, videographers and journalists to participate in this important commemoration in
working class history. This event was important for women, immigrants, health and safety advocates along with human rights activists throughout the US.
There is a national effort to have events throughout the US and there are now organizing committee in Los Angeles and Northern California.
Present proposed events in Northern California include:

Friday March 11 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Labor and Community Studies SF City College, Ocean Campus
Remembering Triangle, Connecting the Struggles Past and Present
Performance Rocking solidarity chorus, Judith Offer play segments and/or video highlights, Gay Ducey one women play on Triangle at Mission Campus
Chinese progressive Ass, Collectiva women workers group exhibit of their work, Eileen Evitt, theaters readings of Judith Offer
As domestic workers

March 25, 2010 5:30 – 8:00 PM Worksafe in Oakland Commemorating the Triangle Fire
Hilton Garden Inn Emeryville

March 26, 2010 6:30 PM Readings with Julia Stein, Alice Rogoff, theatrical readings of Hilton Obenzinger's work, Yiddish & Italian Labor Music, Multi-Media Presentation
ILWU Local 34
5 Berry Street next to AT&T Park

March 27, 2010 1:00 PM Jewish Community Library 1835 Ellis St.
Panel Jewish response to Triangle Fire and Reading and Yiddish songs

March 28, 2010 Proposing film shown on PBS Film on Triangle and discussion
San Francisco Labor Council Educational Meeting

National events can be found at

For more information call (415)867-0628
or email
n-ca-triangle-fire-committee [at]
Endorsed by LaborFEST, San Francisco City College Labor Studies Program, Labor Video Project, San Francisco Mime Troupe
Added to the calendar on Fri, Jan 7, 2011 2:17PM
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