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NEW YORK CITY ACTIVIST TO DISCUSS CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE AT HAMILTON

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Posted January 14, 1997
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Heidi Dorow, a leading New York City activist and organizer, will be at Hamilton College to discuss Fighting Forced Labor in New York City: Organizing Against Workfare. The lecture will take place Monday, Jan. 27, at 8 p.m. in the Kirner-Johnson building Red Pit and is free and open to the public.

Dorow is the director of the Community Organizing Project of the Urban Justice Center. The Project organizes with homeless single adults on public assistance in New York City to address issues of jobs, housing, poverty and exploitation. A graduate of Hampshire College, Dorow has trained and participated in numerous civil disobedience actions including work with the Center for Democratic Renewal-Women's Watch Project; the AFL-CIO's Organizing Institute; and ACT UP.

The lecture is sponsored by the Irwin Chair; the Kirkland Project for the Study of Gender, Society and Culture; the Kirkland Endowment; and other campus groups. For more information call Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz at 859-4439.

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