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60 Years of Rebels and Reformers: Honoring Herman Benson on his 100th Birthday
St. Mark's Church in the Bowery
New York, NY
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Help AUD honor founder Herman Benson's 100th birthday. Join us for the preview of a short film about Benson's work and the history of AUD, as well as speakers involved in the labor movement. Afterwards, we will have a celebratory dinner and reception where you can catch up with old friends and meet the people who are the future of union democracy.

1:00 pm Hors d'oeuvres
2:00 pm Film & Speakers
4:15 pm Cocktails
5:00 pm Dinner

Speakers include:
*Chicago Alderwoman Susan Sadlowski Garza: TBA

*ATU President Larry Hanley: Winning Election to Union Office Against the Odds

*NUHW President Sal Rosselli: TBA

*NYSNA President Judy Sheridan-Gonzalez: Protecting Rank and File Caucuses and the Decisive Role of Nurses Unions in our Health Care System

*MEBA President (retired) Larry O'Toole: The Use of Union Democracy to Clean Up Corrupt Unions

*PEF Division 169 Leader (retired) Mike Keenan: How to Make a Democratic Union from Within

*Legal scholar Jim Jacobs: The Effective Use of Government Trusteeships to Clean up Corrupt Unions

*Former Village Voice labor reporter Tom Robbins: The Press and Union Reformers

*Author and reporter Kenneth C. Crowe: Herman Benson: Working Class Hero

*TDU National Organizer Ken Paff: The Use of Democracy and the Law to Break the Grip of Organized Crime on the Teamsters

*IBEW activist Dan Boswell: Defending Free Speech in the IBEW

*AUD Director Michael Goldberg: The LMRDA and the AUD

*and Herman Benson: A Tribute to those Who Gave Life to AUD

The deadline for ads in our program books has passed, but tickets are still available! If you would like to pay by check or over the phone, please call us at the number below.

Group rates are available. Please call us directly at 718-564-1114 for details.
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St. Mark's Church in the Bowery (View)
131 East 10th street
New York, NY 10003
United States


Film > Movies
Film > Premiers
Other > Fundraisers

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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