A conversation with Latin American union and university leaders

February 3rd, 2017 | The New School, New York

2017feb3 lam sindicalismoen v10The Observatory on Latin America (OLA) of the New School is pleased to invite you to: 

UNIONS AND UNIVERSITIES:
CHALLENGES FACING THE TURN TO THE RIGHT


Conversation with Latin American union and university leaders:

Nicolás Trotta
Rector, Universidad Metropolitana para la Educación y el Trabajo (UMET), Buenos Aires

Víctor Santa María
Secretary General, Sindicato Único de Trabajadores de Edificios de Renta y Horizontal (SUTERH), Argentina


 
 

The Universidad Metropolitana para la Educación y el Trabajo (UMET) is the first Argentine university to emerge from a workers' organization. Created in 2012, it was promoted by the Sindicato Único de Trabajadores de Renta y Horizontal (SUTERH) and is currently co-managed by 62 other union organizations. SUTERH has an active presence in the cultural field and administers several media outlets. According to Nicolás Trotta, the objective is to: "break barriers of access to higher education for workers and their children, and help them throughout their educational process."


This event will be in Spanish.

Friday, February 3rd, 2017
2:00 - 3:30 PM

Orozco Room | The New School

66 West 12th Street, 7th Floor,

New York, NY
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No simultaneous translation will be available
Admission is free, but seating is limited. Reservations are required
RSVP by Thursday, February 2nd at sindicalismoyuniversidad.eventbrite.com

 

This program is supported by the JULIEN J. STUDLEY FOUNDATION

 

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