Restoring the Historic and Powerful Alliance
of Labor and Civil Rights
for Racial Justice
and Economic Opportunity
Friday, May 6, 2016 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Cleveland State University, Wolstein Center
- Clayola Brown National President, A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI), AFL-CIO, Vice President, Workers United-SEIU. Civil Rights Director under the repositioned union Workers United, an SEIU affiliate. Member of the General Executive Board of Workers United since its formation in March 2009. Former member, AFL-CIO Executive Council, and current Director of the Amalgamated Bank.
David Rusk Founding President of Building One America, he is an internationally-known consultant on urban policy who has worked with more than 120 US communities including many in Ohio. Former federal Labor Department official, New Mexico legislator, and mayor of Albuquerque, the USA’s 32nd largest city
- Marc Bayard Associate Fellow and Director of the Institute for Policy Studies’ Black Worker Initiative. Founding Executive Director of the Worker Institute at Cornell University, he is a leading expert on racial equity and organizing strategies with extensive experience in building partnerships between labor, faith groups, and civil rights communities.