University of Washington students—undergraduate and graduate: Come hear from UW Labor Studies alumni about their experiences fighting for social justice in labor unions, law practice, and non-profits. UW alumni panelists will include:
- DANIEL CAIRNS, D., LAW, ‘15. Attorney, Kittleson Cairns PLLC, Injury and Employment Law Firm
- NICOLE GRANT, B.A., POLITICS ECONOMY & LAW, ‘06. Executive Secretary-Treasurer, M..L. King County Labor Council, AFL-CIO
- EUNICE HOW, B.A., PUBLIC HEALTH, ‘12. Organizer, UNITE-HERE Local 8
- DEVIN KELLY, M.A., SOCIOLOGY, ‘09. Strategic Researcher, SEIU Local 925.
- JESSICA RAMIREZ, B.A., AMERICAN ETHNIC STUDIES, ‘15. Program Coordinator, Front and Centered
Meet staff from local labor organizations. Learn about on-going opportunities, including paid internships and scholarships, that can prepare you for working in the labor movement. Hear how graduate students can apply their skills and education in non-academic settings. Refreshments will be provided!
Interested but unable to attend? Visit the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies in Smith Hall, room M266 (mezzanine level). Appointments encouraged.