"Each generation makes its own history... We need your voices here now more than ever."
"America is begging for change on a grand scale; the kind of change that, quite frankly, has always been led by young people."
Over 1,000 young union members, students, and community activists will meet to map out strategies.
"From Ferguson to Bentonville and across the country, black youth, Walmart workers, and allies are self-organizing to fight back."
On May 7, 1975, President Gerald R. Ford formally declared an end to the "Vietnam era."
The nation's unions need new approaches to recruit and retain younger workers, Service Employees President Mary Kay Henry says.
On November 18, 1944 in Cuba, the Popular Socialist Youth was founded, as a continuation of the Cuban Revolutionary Youth.
During August and September of 1911 there were strikes by schoolchildren in at least 62 towns and cities, showing the huge impact the rail strike had within working-class communities.
"Our issues can be overcome. Diversity is a great strength."
Fifty years ago today, two Black students, James Hood and Vivian Malone, walked through the doors of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.