Jessica E. Richards (COL ’20) is a participant in the KI’s 2018 Worker Justice DC alternative break program. At the end of every day during the week, our trip leaders asked us to sit down and think about what we had experienced that day. What were some moments that stood out to you? What do you […]
The Kalmanovitz Initiative convenes and supports activists, advocates, and academics in line with our mission of advancing workers’ rights and economic justice.
The Kalmanovitz Initiative draws upon the resources of a great university to educate and engage a new generation of leaders dedicated to a just, democratic, and inclusive economy.
Drawing on Georgetown’s distinctive identity as an arena of policy formulation and debate, the Kalmanovitz Initiative fosters approaches aimed at creating equitable, sustainable, and empowering workplace relations in a fast-changing economy.
KI Associate Director Lane Windham has been awarded the prestigious 2018 David Montgomery Award from the Organization of American Historians (OAH) at its annual meeting in Sacramento, California. The honor, which is cosponsored by the Labor and Working-Class History Association (LAWCHA), is awarded to the best book on a topic in American labor and working-class history. […]
Evangelicals and labor unions find themselves on opposite sides of the U.S. political spectrum, but it wasn’t always that way. In this week’s Working-Class Perspective, Ken Estey reflects on Billy Graham’s outreach to working-class people and his understanding that the labor movement had roots in 18th century religious revivals. I came of age in the […]