Upcoming Events

Working for Dignity Exhibition: March 3rd 2017 – June 25th 2017

     Working for Dignity

Honor laborers past, present and future with vibrant portraits from Hung Liu alongside tools from Santa Cruz County workers and stories by Working for Dignity.

Photographs of workers in Santa Cruz County by Leo Alas (UCSC Sociology ’17) and Edward Ramirez (UCSC Sociology ’16) will be on display at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History from March 3rd – June 25th, 2017.  Alongside Alas and Ramirez’s work will be tapestries and mixed media prints by artist Hung Liu— one of the most renowned Chinese artists living in the United States today. More information here!

Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History
705 Front St., Santa Cruz

Past Events

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October 13th, 2016: No Place Like Home: The Santa Cruz Affordable Housing Crisis – Community Dialog, Arts Exhibit, and Digital Project Launch

November 19th, 2015: Working for Dignity: A Community Discussion on Raising the Minimum Wage

Working for Dignity

May 7, 2015: Working for Dignity: The Santa Cruz County Low-wage Worker Study

Behind the Kitchen Door

March 21, 2013: Book Reading and Conversation with Saru Jayaraman

January 23, 2013: Screening of Gilbert Gonzalez’s Documentary Film Harvest of Loneliness:The Bracero Program

October 12, 2012: Workshop: “Labor, Immigration, and Changing Conceptions of Work”

February 3–4, 2012: International Conference: “Labor Across the Food System”

April 21, 2011: Lecture by Bill Fletcher, Jr.: “Right-Wing Populism and the Crisis of Organized Labor”

February 26, 2011: International Conference: “Whose City? Labor and the Right to the City Movements”

May 7–8, 2010: International Conference: “Labor & Immigration: Past & Present”

April 3, 2010: International Conference: “Bodies, Brokers & Borders: Labor Market Intermediaries & Transnational Migration”

January 23, 2010: International Conference: “Teachers’ Unions, Education, & Social Justice: from the Local to the Global”

October 7, 2009: A Reading by Internationally Acclaimed Novelist Monique Truong