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Kimberly Wilson

Director

Labor Education Center
UMass School of Law

508-910-7106
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Lisa Jochim

Director

Workers' Education Program
Star Store, New Bedford 158

508-910-9004
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Camilo Viveiros Jr.

Labor Extension Specialist

Labor Education Center
UMass School of Law

508-910-7108
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Consultants

Teachers and Support Staff at Workers’ Education Program

  • Paula Barry
  • Georgette Biscari
  • Mary Jane Easton
  • Hannah Fountain
  • Donald France
  • Ana Graca
  • Isamar Gonzales-Cotto
  • Carrie Irujo
  • Carla Melo
  • Roberta Miller
  • Joanne Pinsonneault
  • Susan Potter-Alves
  • Matthew Ryckebusch
  • Donna Teixera
  • John of the Trinity

Steering Committee

This committee meets monthly

  • Jerry Fishbein, Vice President SEIU 1199, United Healthcare Workers East
  • Peter Knowlton, Past President, United Electrical Workers
  • Lisa Lemieux, President, Greater SE Mass Labor Council
  • Tim Melia, President of UFCW 328
  • Miguel Neves, President, AFT 6350
  • Brian Pastori, Deputy Director of the Community Economic Development Center
  • Jim Pimental, Organizer, Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen Local 3
  • Cynthia Rodrigues, Past President, Greater SE Mass Labor Council

UMass Faculty

  • Eric Larson, Crime and Justice
  • Lisa Maya Knauer, Sociology/Anthropology
  • Andrea Klimt, Sociology/Anthropology

 

Advisory Board

This board meets once a year and as needed.

  • Derek Adamiec, Business Representative, Carpenters 330
  • David Araujo, Secretary-Treasurer, Laborers 876
  • Colleen Avedikian, Bristol Community College professor
  • George F. Belanger, Secretary-Treasurer, Local 59 IBT
  • Anthonio Cabral, State Representative
  • Cynthia Costa, President, AFSCME 507
  • Rebecca Cusick, President, Fall River Educators Association
  • Wilfred Desnoyer, Jr., President, UAW Mass CAP Council
  • Steve Dubin, son of founder
  • Hugh Dunn, City Councilor. New Bedford
  • Deborah Fastino, Executive Director, Coalition for Social Justice
  • Lisa Field, Assoc. Director, Legislative Division, Mass Nurses Assoc.
  • Chris Garcia, President, New Bedford Educators Association
  • Lily Huang, Co-Director, Massachusetts Jobs with Justice
  • Verena Lisinski, President, ESU, AFT 1895
  • David Rolando Oliva, Director, Fundacion Romero
  • Steven Tolman, President, Mass. AFL-CIO
  • Adrian Ventura, Executive Director, Centro Comunitario de Trabajadores
  • Aaron Wazelak, UMass Law student
  • Ron Weisberger, Strategic Action Coordinator, BCC, MCCC
  • Corinn Williams, Executive Director, Community Economic Development Center
  • Len Zandow, Director, Justice Bridge, UMass Law

UMass Dartmouth Faculty

  • Elisabeth Arruda, Women and Gender Studies
  • Eric Casera, English
  • Cathy Curran, Marketing
  • Ricardo Rosa, Department of Educational Leadership

 

 

 

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