Making the American Dream Real for Everyone focuses on the rise and fall of unions and our allies over the past 125 years in our fight to share fairly in the wealth we produce and build a more just and equitable country, and how we can rebuild or power.
Winning Big in Hard Times explores the rise and fall of unions and our community allies in strengthening our democracy and Corporate America in their right wing allies attacking our democracy over the past 125 years. It concluded with ideas about how we can reclaim our democracy.
Which Side of History Are You On? focuses on Corporate America’s counterattack against organized labor and our diverse community over the past 45 years and how disunity between organized labor and our potential community allies and movements weakened us. Most importantly we learn about many examples of major successes that new labor/community alliances are winning and how to rebuild our power.
Making Retirement Security Real for Everyone focuses on the nationwide campaign to defend and expand retirement security, Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
Speaking from the Heart: Making the American Dream Real for Everyone was a 2-day ‘train the trainer’ workshop held at the Washington State Labor Education Research Center in Seattle on February 2-3, 2017. The videos provide hands-on exercises and materials to become more effective at doing presentations and encouraging activism using a combination of history and heart-felt personal stories. Click here for the workshop training handbook.
IBEW 46 Workshop – Making the American Dream Real for Everyone, in five videos, showcases my interactive workshop for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 46 organizing blitz in Kent WA on September 25, 2012. The first four are short segments that can be watched and used for discussions. The last video in this set is all four videos combined.
Fighting For Our Democracy is a new interactive workshop to inspire and help activists and concerned union and community members to be more effective in fighting the Trump regime and its allies. We need to understand that our ancestors faced the “divide and conquer” strategies and strategic use of racism, sexism, homophobia and immigrant bashing by Corporate America and its allies. Learning from the past makes us more effective today. Click here to view presentation.