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Boston Labor Scholars, Leaders, Activists Convene to Analyze Current Labor Movement

Labor Resource Center | April 07, 2017

The first Boston Labor Conference opens dialogue on labor-community mobilization

Public Statement of the Human Rights Faculty on the US Travel Ban

Human Rights Faculty of UMass Boston | February 16, 2017

Our community comes from different parts of the world, including those covered by this travel ban.

New Labor Studies Program Director Discusses Human Rights, History of Solidarity with Latin America

Colleen Locke | October 11, 2016

The new director of UMass Boston’s Labor Studies Program and Labor Resource Center had one message he wanted audience members to take away from his first public lecture on campus: the labor studies major is open for business

Mine Wars Documentary Based on Professor’s Book to Premiere on PBS

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | January 22, 2016

On Tuesday at 9 p.m., PBS stations around the country will premiere The Mine Wars.

November 5 Declared “James Green Day” to Honor Retired Professor

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | November 19, 2015

Green’s many accomplishments include founding the Labor Studies program at UMass Boston and founding the Labor Resource Center.

Labor Resource Center Director Receives Fulbright Grant

Colleen Locke | April 21, 2015

Susan Moir will travel to India in 2016 and 2017 to study women in the construction industry.

Noam Chomsky Speaks at UMass Boston

Anna Pinkert | April 15, 2015

On Tuesday afternoon, a full audience of students, faculty, and community members welcomed Noam Chomsky to UMass Boston.

TIME Top Influencer Ai-jen Poo: “We Need to Have a Plan” for Long-Term Care

Colleen Locke | April 01, 2015

Ai-jen Poo Is a Leading Thinker on How to Address Coming “Elder Boom”

CPCS Alumnus Chris Hoeh Receives National Teaching Award

Kaitlin Thurlow | September 09, 2014

Teaching Tolerance and the Southern Poverty Law Center honor educators as social justice experts

UMass Boston Student Earns Research Award to Study Construction Jobs for Women

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies | January 21, 2014

Carolyn Arcand, who studies public policy at McCormack Grad School, earns research award from Department of Labor.

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