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Film: Oakland 1946 General Strike & other segments from “Golden Lands, Working Hands"
Date Thursday December 08
Time 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall
1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley
Event Type Screening
In 1946, Oakland had a citywide General Strike, initiated by the mostly-women retail clerks. This screening will show this segment, titled We Called It a Work Holiday, as well as other segments on related subjects such as the labor/civil rights coalition, the birth of the United Farm Workers, and the response of working people to the destruction of jobs and erosion of rights as a result of global corporate policies.Potluck at 6, film at 7. Director Fred Glass will speak and lead a discussion after the film.

Sponsored by the BFUU Social Justice Ctee as part of our Conscientious Projector Films for the 99%
Suggested donation $5-$10. No one turned away.
Wheelchair accessible.


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Added to the calendar on Saturday Nov 19th, 2011 2:30 PM

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