Living Wage 101: Screening and Discussion, Oct 11

In 2005, 26 Georgetown students refused to eat for ten days until all campus workers had a living wage, basic benefits, and the right to organize unions. Living Wage 101 is their story.

Join the Georgetown Solidarity Committee, MEChA, and the College Democrats for a screening of a documentary that chronicled the historic Georgetown living wage campaign, followed by a discussion with alumni who participated in the hunger strike that focused a national media spotlight on the Hilltop. Click here for the facebook event!

Read more on the Georgetown Solidarity Committee wikipedia page, the Washington Post article on the hunger strike, and the Democracy Now article.

When: Tuesday, October 11 · 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Where: Reiss 264, Georgetown University

 

Georgetown student Diane Foglizzo on sixth day of hunger strike for janitors' living wage. (photo credit: Preston Keres- The Washington Post)

 

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