The Next World

Bonus Episode! Essential Workers: Conversations from the Frontlines

July 23, 2020 Partners for Dignity & Rights Season 2 Episode 12
The Next World
Bonus Episode! Essential Workers: Conversations from the Frontlines
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Show Notes

On this special bonus episode of The Next World, we feature highlights from a recent conversation with organizations of essential workers and impacted communities. Cathy Albisa of Partners for Dignity & Rights facilitated a conversation on how we can not just save lives, but also expand human rights and make us all safer in the future. 

Speakers on this episode include:

Poet and organizer Cynthia Dewi Oka.
Tim Bell, Executive Director, Chicago Workers' Collaborative.
Magaly Licolli, Cofounder of Venceremos.
Merle Payne, Co-Director of Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha (CTUL).
Scott Nova, Executive Director, Worker Rights Consortium.
Marita Canedo, Program Coordinator, Migrant Justice - Justicia Migrante
Todd Cherkis, Co-Founder, United Workers
Nijmie Zakkiyyah Dzurinko, co-founder and co-coordinator Put People First! PA, co-chair PA Poor People’s Campaign and national steering committee member.
Letha Muhammad, Director, Education Justice Alliance and Coordinating Committee Member, Dignity In Schools Campaign.
Regan Pritzker, Board President, The Libra Foundation.
And (in the Q&A) Marley Monacello, Staff, Coalition of Immokalee Workers.

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