For our August event, Community Circle will be discussing The State of The Labor Union. Our conversation with include what it means to live in a Right to Work state, what the $15/hr minimum wage passing in the US House really means for North Carolinians, and what conditions are really like to work in some of the most vulnerable industries, like farming and fast food.
Our expert panel will include
Ajamu Dillahunt, author and legendary activist
Meghan Melo, former attorney at NC Legal Aid
Abiathar Wade, Chief Steward Duke Facilities Union
Hudson McCormick, NCGA LA and union organizer
The thought piece for our discussion is an interview with labor organizer and activist Ajamu Dillahunt by Scalawag Magazine. (https://www.scalawagmagazine.org/2015/07/interview-ajamu-dillahunt/)
We look forward to having you be a part of this timely and important conversation!