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NEW YORK CITY ACTIVIST TO DISCUSS CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE AT HAMILTON


Heidi Dorow, a leading New York Cityactivist and organizer, will be at Hamilton College to discuss FightingForced Labor in New York City: Organizing Against Workfare. The lecturewill take place Monday, Jan. 27, at 8 p.m. in the Kirner-Johnson building RedPit and is free and open to the public.

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

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

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