Category: Lorwin Lecture

On the Frontlines of the Gig Economy: Organizing Taxi Workers under Ubernomics

[ May 2, 2018; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. May 3, 2018; 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Portland
7 pm Wednesday, May 2
SEIU 503 Hall, 401 SE Foster Rd.

7 p.m. Thursday, May 3
Ford Alumni Center
1720 E. 13th Ave.

Featuring Bhairavi Desai, executive director and found member of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance

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Bhairavi Desai is executive director and founding member of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance. The NYTWA is […]

CSWS symposium focused on food justice issues

January 24, 2017—Galvanized by fiery keynote speaker Saru Jayaraman, an audience comprised of more than 200 students, faculty, staff and community members participated in the CSWS symposium ”Food First: Justice, Security, and Sovereignty” on January 23 at various locales on the UO campus. The mix of events included a morning panel, a noon-time teach-in, a […]

Saru Jayaraman—Food First: Justice, Security, and Sovereignty

[ January 23, 2017; ] Knight Library, Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
Opening panel, film & keynote
Free & open to the public

Printable poster PDF

Lorwin Lecture Series: Saru Jayaraman
Keynote: (3:30–5 pm). “Forked: A New Standard for American Dining”

Saru Jayaraman is the cofounder and codirector of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United) and director of the Food Labor Research Center at University of […]

Food Fight: Forked Author Discusses Food Industry Labor Issues |

Seventeen states, as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, still pay the federal minimum wage of $2.13 per hour to workers who receive more than $30 in tips per month, according to the U.S.
Source: Food Fight: Forked Author Discusses Food Industry Labor Issues |

Art And Activism With Cherríe Moraga | Jefferson Public Radio

To call Cherríe Moraga a writer understates the case. She is that, yes, but also an activist on behalf of people of color, particularly women. And she
Source: Art And Activism With Cherríe Moraga | Jefferson Public Radio

Cherríe Moraga: Lorwin Lecture on Civil Rights & Civil Liberties

[ October 13, 2016; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. October 14, 2016; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]

“The Last Exhale of Our Mother’s Breath” — The ‘Work’ of the First Generation Writer
Thursday, October 13, 2016 – 6:00 PM
Crater Lake Room
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
1222 E. 13th Ave.
Activist Methods Workshop
Friday, October 14, 2016 – 10:00 AM-Noon
Many Nations Longhouse
1630 Columbia St.
Space is limited; RSVP required (to
Printable Poster PDF
CSWS is honored and thrilled to […]