March 2 – Conference & Organizing Day

Featuring discussions and workshops on:
■ Why $7K? Why strike?
■ Educators organizing, striking, and winning
from NYC to LA
■ Mapping and organizing your campus
■ Overcoming the anti-strike NYS Taylor Law
■ Fighting the CUNY admin’s divide-and-conquer
■ Free lunch!

On Saturday, March 2, 11am-4:30pm, at The People’s Forum (320 W 37th St), join CUNY adjuncts, rank-and-file union members, and students to strategize how to win $7,000 per course for adjuncts. Food will be provided, thanks to sponsorship from the CUNY GC Doctoral Students Council. Facebook event page.


Why $7K? Why strike? (11:00 am – noon)
■ Carol Lang (Bronx Community College)
■ Jamila Hammami (Hunter College)
■ Sarah Gee (Brooklyn College Student Union)
■ James Hoff (BMCC)

University Organizing and Strikes (noon – 1 pm)
■ Larry Alcoff (SEIU)
■ Rebecca Smart (Fordham University, Baruch, BMCC)
■ Eric Josephson (Transport Workers Union)
■ Rick Baum (City University of San Francisco)
■ Noeleen McIlvena (Wright State University)

Lunch (1:00 – 1:45 pm)

Mapping your Campus and Organizing to Win (1:45 – 3:00 pm)
■ Amelia Fortunato (John Jay College)
■ Tom Watters (Brooklyn College)
■ Drew Pham (Brooklyn College)

Break (3:00 – 3:15 pm)

Overcoming Obstacles // Discussion (3:15 – 4:30 pm)
■ Conor Tomas Reed (Brooklyn College, Free University)
■ Tatiana Cozzarelli (City College)
■ Jarrod Shanahan (BMCC)