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Practitioner Fellowship Program

The Practitioner Fellowship Program offers labor activists and strategists the opportunity to take a step back from their work and think creatively about challenges facing working people today.

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Worker Justice DC Alternative Spring Break

During the Kalmanovitz Initiative’s Worker Justice DC Alternative Spring Break, students immerse themselves in the DC community to work, learn, and reflect in solidarity with workers, community organizations, and policy efforts.

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Organizing Fellowship

The Kalmanovitz Initiative Organizing Fellowship places undergraduate students as organizers with local community and labor groups advocating for working people.

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Fighting Inequality: Joint Conference of LAWCHA and WCSA

Fighting Inequality: Class, Race, and Power is a joint conference of the Labor and Working-Class History Association and the Working-Class Studies Association. The Kalmanovitz Initiative will host the conference from May 28-31, 2015, at Georgetown University.

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Labor Research and Action Network Conference

The Kalmanovitz Initiative was honored to host the fourth annual national Labor Research and Action Network (LRAN) conference at Georgetown University Law Center on June 16-17, 2014.

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Bargaining for the Common Good Conference

A convening of public sector union activists, community organizations, academics and researchers, to plan for a new way forward in public sector labor relations and the defense and improvement of public services.

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Justice for Janitors DC: A Digital History Project

Justice for Janitors changed the lives of thousands of people. Since 2010, at Georgetown we’ve been collecting the stories of DC Justice for Janitors—union activists, politicians, employers, community leaders, and janitors themselves. We’ve dug up old newspaper clippings and video footage and collected photographs and flyers, and assembled all of it into a digital history website. Watch a trailer for the project (embedded left) and check out the website here!