Our Labor Stories: Marybeth and Rosemary

We talked about my Aunt Rosemary’s journey as a former social worker, organizer, and union president.

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September 5, 2018
Adam Wilson and Sofya Aptekar

Adam Wilson and his partner Sofya Aptekar talk about the importance of different unions standing in solidarity with each other, even within the same workplace. Sofya is on the faculty staff union at UMass Boston, and she describes a specific...

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September 5, 2018
“I don’t think we talk enough about how unions connect us.”

Emily Drabinski, a librarian and organizer at Long Island University (LIU), speaks with her partner Karen Miller, a teacher and organizer LaGuardia Community College (LGCC). Emily and Karen share the lessons they’ve learned from organizing and being involved with unions.

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September 5, 2018
“Passion is not payment.”

Athena Holbrook and Maida Rosenstein talk about the unique challenges facing nonprofit employees and the importance of unions.

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September 5, 2018
Sam Adler-Bell and Amanda Novello

Sam and Amanda are workers and organizers at The Century Foundation (TCF). In this conversation, they talk about how they came to understand unions, why they unionized at TCF after the 2016 election, their bargaining process, and maintaining solidarity after...

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September 5, 2018 App Interview
Athena Holbrook and Maida Rosenstein

MoMA employee Athena Holbrook and union organizer Maida Rosenstein speak about their experiences with P.A.S.T.A/MoMA Local 2110 past and present.