Working for Dignity: The Santa Cruz County Low-Wage Worker Study, Photo Exhibit, and Community Dialog

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Working for Dignity: The Santa Cruz County Low-Wage Worker Study, Photo Exhibit, and Community Dialog

May 7, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

| Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History | Free
Working for Dignity

Thursday, May 7, 2015 • 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Museum of Art and History, 705 Front Street, Santa Cruz
Free Public Event
 
This campus-community event will showcase the findings of a year-long research and multi-media project on workers and working conditions in low-wage jobs in Santa Cruz County. We will unveil a new public digital exhibit and website featuring stories told by local workers, as well as the results of the large-scale survey and interview project carried out by UC Santa Cruz students. Workers and students will also share their stories and art work. The event will conclude with an open community dialog on issues facing low-wage workers in our County and possible steps forward.

Sponsored by the UCSC Center for Labor Studies, Chicano Latino Research Center, Everett Program, Institute for Humanities Research, Division of Social Sciences, UC Humanities Research Institute, California Rural Legal Assistance, Santa Cruz Day Worker Center, and the Museum of Art and History.

Refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information click here or contact Alina Fernandez (aifernan@ucsc.edu) and Steve McKay (smckay@ucsc.edu)
 


 

Trabajando para la Dignidad

Un Estudio de Trabajadores de Bajos Ingresos del Condado de Santa Cruz
Lanzamiento de una página de internet, exhibición de fotografía, y una discusión entre la comunidád

 

Jueves, 7 de Mayo 2015
GRATIS
abierto al publico
 

Este evento de la escuela y la comunidád va exhibir resultados y multimedia de un estudio de un año. El estudio demuestra los resultados de una investigación estudiando los trabajadores de bajos ingresos y sus condiciones de trabajo en el condado de Santa Cruz. Vamos a mostrar una nueva exhibición pública y una página de internet con la presentación incluyendo cuentos digitales contado por los trabajadores locales. También vamos a revelar los resultados de la encuesta y las entrevistas elaboradas por estudiantes de UCSC y California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. Trabajadores e estudiantes también van a compartir sus cuentos, testimonios, y su arte. El evento va a concluir con una discusión comunitaria sobre los problemas que los trabajadores de bajos ingresos enfrentan en nuestro condado. Finalmente el evento va a concluir con una discusión sobre estos desafíos y algunas recomendaciones para el futuro.

Apoyado por el UCSC Center for Labor Studies, Chicano Latino Research Center, Everett Program, Institute for Humanities Research, Division of Social Sciences, UC Humanities Research Institute, California Rural Legal Assistance, Santa Cruz Day Worker Center, Museum of Art and History.

Para mas información, por favor contacten a Alina Fernandez (aifernan@ucsc.edu) o Steve McKay (smckay@ucsc.edu)

Details

Date:
May 7, 2015
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Sponsors
UCSC Center for Labor Studies, Chicano Latino Research Center, Everett Program, Institute for Humanities Research, Division of Social Sciences, UC Humanities Research Institute, California Rural Legal Assistance, SC Day Worker Center, Museum of Art and History.

Venue

Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History
705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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