Tag: Labor Resource Center
- Labor Resource Center Director Receives Fulbright Grant
Susan Moir will travel to India in 2016 and 2017 to study women in the construction industry.
- Noam Chomsky Speaks at UMass Boston
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
Ai-jen Poo Is a Leading Thinker on How to Address Coming “Elder Boom”
- Valuing Women’s Paid Care Work: From Research to Public Policy in Massachusetts
The Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy is pleased to host its 33rd Women’s Research Forum.
- Labor Resource Center Moves to College of Liberal Arts; Undergraduate Labor Studies Program Revamped
After 30 years in the College of Public and Community Service, UMass Boston’s Labor Resource Center has moved to the university’s College of Liberal Arts.
- Brown Bag Lunch: Organizing for Transformative Change in Appalacia and the South
Lunch and learn with Pam McMichael, executive director of the Highlander Research and Education Center.
- Labor Resource Center hosts Domestic Worker Thinking Big, Moving Forward Breakfast Seminar
Brazilian Immigrant Center Director Natalicia Tracy will present her current research paper in a panel discusssion themed "Out of the Shadows: Reversing 60 Years of Exclusion for Domestic Workers."
- UMass Boston Student Earns Research Award to Study Construction Jobs for Women
Carolyn Arcand, who studies public policy at McCormack Grad School, earns research award from Department of Labor.
- Education and Civil Rights in the 21st Century
Pedro Niguera discusses racial segregation and social inequality in school change efforts.
- Undocumented & Unafraid
Join UMass Boston's Labor Resource Center for a conversation about the UCLA Labor Center publication that captures the voices of the Dream Act Movement.
- Integrated Sciences Complex Project Commended for Workplace Diversity
The work underway on the University of Massachusetts Boston’s Integrated Sciences Complex has been cited in a new manual aimed at ensuring construction owners, managers, contractors, and building trade unions have a diverse workforce.
- Photography Workshop with Award-winning Photographer Peter Pereira
Join the Harbor Gallery and the Labor Resource Center for a workshop with award-winning photographer Peter Pereira.
- Work in Progress: Workers See Themselves Through a New Lens
The work of UMass Dartmouth Labor Resource Center students will be featured in the University of Massachusetts Boston's Harbor Gallery from October 28 to November 29.
- Jeff Biggers, author of “State out of the Union”
Come Discuss the In-Depth Study of the so-called "Immigration Crisis" in Arizona with acclaimed journalist and commentator, Jeff Biggers
- Thinking Big/Moving Forward Spring Breakfast Seminar
We're excited to be featuring the research of Paul Osterman from his recent book, Good Jobs America: Making Work Better for Everyone, at the Labor Resource Center's upcoming breakfast seminar.
- UMass Boston Report Documents Continued Obstacles for Women in Building Trades
Women make up only 2.7 percent of the construction trades workforce in the U.S., according to a report issued by the Labor Resource Center and Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy.
- UMass Boston Holds First Labor-Neighbor Breakfast
Union representatives, city and state legislators, and labor students and researchers came together for the first UMass Boston Labor-Neighbor Breakfast.