Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Your Call 071509 What have women contributed to American labor?

What have women contributed to the American labor movement? On the next Your Call, we'll look at the history of women in the labor movement. Women played an underappreciated role in many parts of this country's working history, including the building of the Bay Area's bridges. Where were women the pioneers in labor organizing? Send us an email at or join us live at 11 a.m. How significant is women's role in the labor movement today? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Jo Kreiter, choreographer and artistic director of Flyaway Productions

Harvey Schwartz, a labor historian at San Francisco State University

Molly Martin, retired electrician, co-founder, Tradeswomen, Inc.

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