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United Students Against Sweatshops NW Regional Conference/Workshop

Sunday Oct. 13th from 9:30-6pm there will be the regional conference/workshop of the United Students Against Sweatshops at PSU.
October 13, 9:30-6:00
Portland State University
Smith Center Student Union (Broadway and Montgomery)
Room 296/298

Join United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) for an
all day conference on the movement to organize
Northwest universities against sweatshop labor. Join
speakers from Jobs with Justice (JwJ), Cross Border
Labor Organizing Committee (CBLOC), the Worker's
Rights Consortium (WRC), and USAS for a panel
discussion/conference regarding the struggle to
discontinue the dependence on sweatshop labor by our
universities and other big business.

Tentative Schedule
9:30 - 10:00 Breakfast and introductions
10:00 - 10:30 Introduction to USAS (Molly)
10:30 - 12:00 Introduction to GROW strategy chart
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch and talks by allies
Wes Brain and Alliance for Sustainable Jobs and the
EnvironmentPortland JwJ, Eugene JwJ, C-BLOC, Liana
ILWU or Iraq?
1:30 - 3:00 Breakouts based on the above discussions
3:00 - 3:30 Introduction to the WRC (Matt Aber-Towns)
5:30 - 6:00 OUS specificities

Get involved in USAS' campaign to severe the tie
between Oregon Universities and sweatshop labor!

For more information contact ELiAS @PSU@5032334260