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Calls to action for LAWCHA members and member activist activities in recent weeks.

Upcoming Events


  • Women and Social Movements at the OAH

    Saturday, April 18, 12:20pm-1:50pm in Landmark 6 room at the Renaissance Grand. The Women and Social Movements websites and Alexander Street Press will once again sponsor a luncheon and slide talk at the upcoming annual meeting of the OAH in St. Louis.

  • Celebrate, Honor, Act: 2015 PNLHA Conference

    May 1-3, 2015. Seattle, Washington. The Pacific Northwest Labor History Association is having its 2015 Conference in May, in Seattle-Tacoma. The program is now available and registration is open.

  • LAWCHA at the 2015 OAH (St. Louis)

    April 16-19, 2015. Are you attending the April meeting of the OAH in St. Louis—or living in the area? LAWCHA will have a strong presence this year.

  • Fighting Inequality: Class, Race, and Power

    May 28-31, 2015. Registration now open! Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Joint Conference of the Labor and Working-Class History Association and the Working-Class Studies Association. Economic inequality, while long a challenge for working-class people, has grown and become increasingly central in public life. It has been a theme in struggles for justice for low-wage workers and has shaped policies related to education, housing, health care, and the right to organize.

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