February 15th, 2017 6 pm – 8 pm,
UO Portland,White Stag Building room 142/144,
70 NW Couch Street. Portland, OR.
The event will feature a lively facilitated discussion with civil rights activist and trade-unionist leader, William “Bill” Lucy.
Mr. Lucy helped lead and was a voice in the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees for 57 years. As a life- long labor activist he collaborated with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr during the 1968 sanitation workers’ strike in Memphis, Tennessee. Mr. Lucy was a founding member and President of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU). More information.