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UMass Dartmouth Labor History Mural

(near the corner of Sixth & Spring Streets in New Bedford, MA)

Lisa Jochim speaks to students in a classroom
Annual Summer Solidarity with the UMass Dartmouth Labor Education Center

A summer project that offers ways to give students opportunities to apply classroom knowledge to community efforts and expand students’ skills at community change.

Working voices continue to resonate on the “South Coast Working” podcast.

From the construction trades to nursing home workers

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Online only or Hybrid Internships with the UMass Dartmouth Labor Education Center

The Center continues to offer credit bearing internships during the pandemic. Join us to learn skills to complement your studies and to utilize these skills to support local community and worker organizations.

South Coast Working Podcast
UMass Dartmouth Arnold M. Dubin Labor Education Center debuts new podcast

“South Coast Working” explores the challenges faced and victories won for working people in the region

Fighting COVID 19 in the Workplace: An Update for Workplace leaders and the Public
Fighting COVID 19 in the Workplace: An Update for Workplace leaders and the Public

Thank you for joining this successful online educational forum. It was a great opportunity to learn from Partners in Health, MassCOSH, and the Attorney General.

Labor Ed Speakers Bureau
Labor Education Center Offers Speakers' Bureau

The Labor Education Center offers resources to students and faculty on Labor History, US Labor, Politics and Economics, Issues of People and Color, Women and Labor, and More

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Frontline Workers Forum Bares Stress, Courage, and Action

Thank you to the frontline workers from health care and grocery that spoke about their experiences at the forum. We appreciate the generosity of the workers and union leaders who shared their experiences and analysis. The video of the forum is attached below. You can read a full description in the notes here.

Deadline Extended: Undergraduate Journal on Work, Labor and Social Movements

The UMass Dartmouth Labor Education Center is accepting original submissions from currently enrolled undergraduate students. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the deadline for submissions will be moved to the fall. A specific date to be announced.

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COVID-19 Resources from the Labor Education Center

The Labor Education Center assists with educational opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic

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2020 Steward Series

Thanks to our Steward as Organizer Graduates!

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44th Awards Banquet

Thank you to everyone for a great 44th Awards Banquet! Over 300 people attended the high energy event.

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Fall River Labor History Tour

The Labor Education was pleased to offer this tour about Fall River labor history to a group of UMassD students and local labor leaders and union activists. In this photo, Winona Glascock, a former Labor Education Center intern delivers a monologue of the words of a Fall River mill worker. Please contact us to present this program to your class or organization.

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Three UMassD Student Articles Published in the Undergraduate Journal on Work, Labor and Social Movements

All four of the UMass campuses have worked jointly to published the inaugural issue of the Undergraduate Journal on Work, Labor and Social Movements.