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|Laborfest: Labor, War in Asia & “Comfort Women"|
|Date||Sunday July 09|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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ILWU Local 34 Hall, 801 Second St., San Francisco. Across 2d St from baseball stadium. Diagonally across King St from MoMo’s Restaurant. Walk the one mile from Market on Second or on the Embarcadero to 801 Second Street or take public transportation as follows:
T or N train from Embarcadero Station to Second and King Station, go to stadium side of King St, 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium;
30 or 45 bus from Market and Fifth Streets (Powell Station) to end of line at Townsend between Fourth and Third, then walk one block to 2d Street, then 1 block South on 2d to King St, cross King St to stadium side, 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium;
47 bus which starts at North Point at Fisherman’s Wharf, travels on Van Ness, 11th St, Bryant and ends at Cal Train Station at 4th and Townsend, then walk on Townsend 2 blocks to 2d Street, then walk 2 block South on 2d to King St, cross King Street to stadium side, 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium;
10 bus which runs from 24th and Potrero, on Rhode Island to 26th St, on Cesar Chavez St to Dakota, Wisconsin, Connecticut, DeHaro, Rhode Island at 16th St, on Townsend to Second Street AND from Van Ness on Pacific to Battery, on Battery to Second St to Third and Townsend, so get off at 2d Street and Townsend, then 1 block South on 2d to King St, cross King St to stadium side. 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium.
|Event Type||Panel Discussion|
Labor, War in Asia and the Lessons of the Comfort Women
The growing dangers of a war in Asia are accelerating, particularly with the U.S. strategy of “Asian Pivot”. This forum will examine what the “Asian Pivot” is and the militarization of Asia, including the construction of more bases in Okinawa and Jeju, Korea.
The Korean trade unions are against further militarization and the San Francisco Labor Council also has opposed war moves. The forum will also discuss the lessons of the “Comfort Women” and why the international effort for memorials including one in San Francisco is relevant to these issues.
Panelists: Tadashi Seto, International Solidarity Committee Doro-Chiba; Grace Shimuzu, Director of the Japanese Peruvian Oral History Project and the Campaign for Justice; Rodger Scott, AFT 2121 Executive Board CCSF and Delegate to SF Labor Council; Steve Zeltzer, CWA 39521 Pacific Media Workers Guild Human Rights Chair, KPFA WorkWeek Radio
Sponsored by Campaign for Justice, KPFA WorkWeek Radio
See also: http://www.laborfest.net/2017/2017schedule.htm