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  • Freedom Ride Summer Project

    Freedom Ride Summer Project

    April 16, 2004

    Activists who want to spend four to six weeks this summer doing voter registration and direct support actions for immigrant rights can apply to the New American Opportunities Campaign, a project of the Immigrant Workers Freedom...

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  • Building trades launch Labor with Habitat

    Building trades launch Labor with Habitat

    April 16, 2004

    WASHINGTON – Habitat for Humanity International will launch Labor with Habitat Week, May 16-22, to recognize its national partnership with the Building and Construction Trades Department-AFL-CIO and its 15 affiliated trade unions representing more than 3...

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  • Jean Harnish, equality advocate, dies at 89

    Jean Harnish, equality advocate, dies at 89

    April 16, 2004

    BALTIMORE – Jean Harnish, a social worker and an advocate for race and gender equality, died in her sleep at the home of friends March 30, her 89th birthday. She was a reader of the People’s...

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  • Human rights inspectors needed in U.S.

    Human rights inspectors needed in U.S.

    April 16, 2004

    CHICAGO – In general, academic conferences are not filled with the stuff that makes great news stories. All to often, when “learned” folks get together, the result is a long discussion that produces little real-world application....

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  • Briefly noted

    Briefly noted

    April 16, 2004

    Reviews NEW YORK CITY: Play about Haymarket Riot Melody Cooper has written an award-winning play titled “Day of Reckoning” about Lucy and Albert Parsons that deals with their involvement in the labor movement in Chicago and...

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