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Session 3: Saturday June 29th, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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Cooperation Jackson is a pioneer in anti-capitalism and self-determination. Building such a project in the poorest state in the U.S., in the heart of the right-to-work south, is a project we on the Left must support. In this panel we will present concrete practices of that solidarity.


Tim Schermerhorn is a retired train operator and member of TWU Local 100. A rank and file organizer, Tim was a founding member of the Hell on Wheels newsletter and the New Directions Caucus. He now works with Democracy at Work New York and is on the board of Labor Notes.

is an artist, researcher, and programmer whose work examines the role of ethical data use, material culture, and technology in both advancing and undermining ecological and social justice. She is a graduate and current resident researcher at NYU's Interactive telecommunications Program,...

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is leadership development coordinator at 1199 United Healthcare Workers East (UHE), where he manages education programs that develop leadership among union officials, staff, and members. Vinny helped build and expand the first three cycles of participatory budgeting In New York City while...

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member of Jackson Rising 2018 study group and political novelist who has written TOFACEIT about work/family and leftist conciousness. She is a healer and creative artist who advocates for activist wellbeing. See YouTube video LUPE TOFACEIT.