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|Laborfest: Privatization, Union Busting & International Solidarity|
|Date||Saturday July 14|
|Time||10:00 AM - 12:00 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 blocks 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.
Privatization, Union Busting and International Solidarity
On this Bastille Day, Laborfest presents:
Videos and Teach-in: The privatization of public services, transportation, and education is a threat not only to unions but to the public in the U.S. and globally. This forum will look at privatization elsewhere in the world on a global scale, and how workers are organizing and educating to stop these policies.
Partial list of panelists:
Al Rojas, founder of UFWA and organizer for Driscolls farmworkers in San Quintin Cheryl Thornton, SEIU 1021 member, fighting on Privatization of CCSF, DPH Lisa Milos, member of UPTE-CWA 9119 on Privatization & Outsourcing at UC. Reports from Turkey, Puerto Rico, Brazil and France.