A speech by United Farm Workers (UFW) president Arturo Rodriguez, panel discussions, a song and theater performance, and a film screening are among the events being offered as part of "Solidarity and Struggle: A Teach-in of the Labor Movement," Tuesday-Thursday, Nov. 11-13.
The three-day teach-in, sponsored by the Yale Support Group of the UFW, will begin on Tuesday at 4 p.m. with a panel discussion on "Organizing Immigrant Workers." It will be followed by a 6:30 p.m. reception for an exhibit of photographs by Jane Chen and an 8 p.m. panel discussion, both focusing on unions in New Haven and at Yale. All of these events will take place in the Yale Women's Center, 198 Elm St.
From noon until 1 p.m. on Wednesday, song and theater performances titled "Voces de la Lucha" will take place on Cross Campus, Wall and College streets. A panel on "The Changing Faces of Labor" will follow at 4 p.m. in Rm. 208 of William L. Harkness Hall, 100 Wall St. Later that evening, at 8 p.m. the film "Si Se Puede: Sacrifice and La Causa" will be screened in the Silliflicks Theater of Silliman College, 505 College St. A discussion will follow.
On Thursday, there will be two events featuring Mr. Rodriguez. He will be the guest at a tea at 5 p.m. in the Saybrook College master's house, 90 High St., and will deliver a speech on "The Strawberry Worker's Struggle: Latinos, Labor, and the Fight for Justice" at 7 p.m. in Levinson Auditorium of the Law School, 127 Wall St. (See Visiting on Campus, page 4.)
All of the events are free and open to the public. For further information, contact Terra Lawson-Remer at 436-3367 or Connor Martin at