SAVE THE DATE: October 17, 2-4pm
I am pleased to invite you to join a meeting, co-hosted by UMass Amherst Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy, Frank Callahan, President of the Mass. Building Trades Council (and Labor Studies alum) and I, to consider ways that the UMass administration, labor, and key stake holders can partner to strengthen the Labor Center so that it continues to play a leading role in advancing the cause of organized labor and Massachusetts workers for many years to come.
The meeting will take place on Monday, October 17, 2-4pm at the UMass Amherst campus. In the coming weeks we will be sending out an agenda and a location confirmation. Please rsvp to Mass. AFL-CIO Chief of Staff Lisa Gallatin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below is a list of stakeholders I have invited; the Chancellor’s office will be extending invitations as well. While we want to keep the meeting small enough to be productive, if you feel we have left important stake holders off our list I would welcome hearing your thoughts.
Steven A. Tolman
Ed Collins, UMass Trustee
Tom Juravich, Professor, Interim Director, Labor Center
Clare Hammonds, Professor of Practice, Labor Center
Jasmine Kerrissey, Assistant Professor, Labor Center
Michelle Budig, Professor, Sociology Dept. Chair
MTA President and Mass. AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Barbara Madeloni
MSP President, Eve Weinbaum
GEO/UAW President, Jocelyn Silverlight
Adam Garfield, current student and staff of GEO/UAW
Rudy Renaud, current student in ULA, SEIU staff
David Minasian, Labor Center alum, UMass undergraduate alum, Carpenters staff
Chrissy Lynch, ULA alum and Mass. AFL-CIO Political Director
Rachael Running, Labor Center alum and Mass. AFL-CIO Communications Coordinator
Jim Snow, Labor Center alum and former Regional Director AFL-CIO
Karen Courtney, Labor Center alum, Executive Director, Foundation for Fair Contracting of Mass., and UMass Building Authority
Fiore Grasetti, President, Pioneer Valley Labor Council
Ron Patenaude, President Hampshire-Franklin Labor Council
Brian Morrison, Berkshire Labor Council
Richard Rogers, Greater Boston Labor Council and Labor Center alum
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