We have a lot to learn from working-class students, who face unique challenges in higher education. As Tim Strangleman points out in this week’s Working-Class Perspectives post, students who are invited to analyze their work experiences deepen their learning and provide new insights for faculty, as well. This year I had three great examples, all from working-class women, […]
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.
Shalina Chatlani (SFS ’17) interns for Industry Dive and is a former undergraduate research fellow for the Kalmanovitz Initiative. We are honored to host her blog posts on our website, including this in depth look at the struggle to balance the profitability of the energy industry, the needs of workers, and sustainability. Industry employers sit atop a […]
When 96 football fans in Great Britain were unlawfully killed in a 1989 disaster, police and media covered up the negligence of senior police officers and laid the blame on working-class supporters. Twenty-seven years later, the truth exonerates the supporters from any responsibility for the tragedy. In this week’s Working-Class Perspective, Andy Clark recounts the grassroots campaign […]