November 30, 2010
On April 22, 2010 CUNY Law’s Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality (CLORE) presented a vibrant discussion on the history of solidarity movements, organizing and activism between the Latino and Asian working class communities, particularly in New York City’s garment industry. Speakers included: Shirley Lung, Professor at CUNY School of Law; Peter Kwong, Professor of Asian American Studies and Urban Affairs and Planning at Hunter College, as well as Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York; JoAnn Lum, Executive Director of of the National Mobilization Against SweatShops (NMASS); Concepcion Sanchez Community Organizer (NMASS). Moderated by Professor Jenny Rivera at CUNY School of Law.
The panel was co-sponsored by the Asian and Pacific American Law Students Association, International Law Society, Labor Coalition, Latin American Law Students Association, Middle Eastern Law Students Association, Mississippi Project, Organization of Women Law Students, OUTLaws and Phi Alpha Delta.