FROM SOWETO, SOUTH AFRICA TO CHICAGO: A FIGHT FOR UNION RIGHTS & HUMAN RIGHTS

by Illinois Labor Network Against Apartheid, Roosevelt University Labor Education Division, University of Illinois Chicago Labor Education Program Education Division
Forest Park, Illinois, United States
Undated, sometime before January 11, 1988
2 pages
Type: Program
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Program for a labor conference on the U.S. and South Africa on June 11, 1988 at the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU). The program says Conference Chairs are WILLIAM BORK and WILLIAM J. ADELMAN. Speakers on the program include TONY KUJAWA, International Executive Board Member for the state of Illinois, United Mineworkers of America; NOMONDE NGUBO, International Representative, United Mineworkers of America, and founding member of the National Union of Mineworkers in South Africa; STEVE CULLEN, Executive Director, AFSCME Council 31; PREXY NESBITT, Consultant to the Government of Mozambique; LISA BROCK, Professor, Southern African History, Lake Forest College; HAROLD ROGERS, Professor, Afro-American History, Olive-Harvey College, Executive Board Member, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists; COLE WRIGHT, President, UFCW Local 500P; ALFONSO RICHARDSON, Business Representative, UFCW Local 881; ROSETTA DAYLIE, Associate Director, AFSCME Council 31; RICHARD ZIEBELL, President, UAW Local 477; CAROL TRAVIS, President UAW Local 719; and JOHNNIE JACKSON, President of Chicago CLUW and Chair of the Illinois Labor Network Against Apartheid. The program says the conference sponsors are the Illinois Labor Network Against Apartheid, Roosevelt University Labor Education Division, and the University of Illinois Chicago Labor Education Program. The program says the Conference committee includes William J. Adelman, Professor of Labor & Industrial Relations; William Bork, Director, Roosevelt University Labor Education Division; Paul Bigman, RWDSU, International Rep.; Ron Bowden, AFSCME Local 2000 Staff Rep.; Joe Costigan, ACTWU Education Dept. Terri Davis, U.E. International Rep.; Barbara Gude, AFSCME Local 8004 Member; and Arthur Mitcham, IFPTE Local 81 Executive Board Member. The program discusses Mark Durham, ACTWU (Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union), CLUW (Coalition of Labor Union Women), UAW (United Auto Workers), the United Mineworkers of America (UMWA), AFSCME (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees), the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU), Congresspersons, Senator Dixon, UFCW (United Food and Canning Workers), and IFPTE (International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers).
Used by permission of a former member of the Illinois Labor Network Against Apartheid.
Collection: Kathleen M. Devine papers