THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Labor and the Women’s Movement
The Untold Story and Why It Matters
VFA event held at the Renaissance Grand Hotel in St. Louis, MO
September 27, 2014
Key presenters at the VFA Labor and the Women’s Movement conference are: front row from left: Brigid O’Farrell and CLUW Chicago President Katie Jordan. Back row from left: VFA activists Carol King, Sheila Tobias and Muriel Fox. [Photo: Kathy Rand]
Among the speakers are: labor and employment attorney Emily Zuckerman; AFL-CIO Civil, Human and Women’s Rights Director Carmen Berkeley; Executive Director of Jobs With Justice Sarita Gupta; and Heather Booth, strategist for progressive issue campaigns and elections. [Photo by Labor Tribune]
Panel Discussion – Moderator: Mary Anne Sedey, St. Louis employment discrimination attorney. Using the courts and the law in the fight for equality.
Panel Discussion – Connecting the movements: organizing for justice at work. Moderator: Heather Booth, activist/organizer, VFA Board member.