Sun, Sep 27, 2020: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Labor and Immigration
David Bacon will talk about the struggles of farmworkers on the West Coast to organize, and the way it’s affected by their work lives and status as immigrants. He’ll include photographs and a description of his documentary work process.
Our speaker, David Bacon is a photojournalist, author, political activist, and union organizer who has focused on labor issues, particularly those related to immigrant labor. He has written several books and numerous articles on the subject. Bacon’s parents were strong supporter of unionism and his early interest in labor issues began with union organizing activities. He was involved in organizing efforts for the United Farm Workers, the United Electrical Workers, the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union, the Molders’ Union and others.
ICSS Member Sharon Rose, will facilitate the meeting