The Origins of Inequality: Free Grassroots Economics Training for Activists

Develop your own skills to argue against inequality through small group discussions and group development of an inequality rap. Training will provide a multimedia overview of the American economy and growth of the rampant inequality that plagues our society today. We will close with a short overview of low-wage justice movements in NYC.

Led by Steve Max, Training Director of the renowned Midwest Academy and a vice-chair of Democratic Socialists of America.  Charles Kahn, Organizing Director of the Strong for All Coalition will lead a session on inequality in NY.

Light breakfast and snack provided, but advanced sign up with your contact informationis required.

You should attend this training if:

• You want a better understanding of how the American economy functions

• You want to improve your ability to make political & economic arguments about inequality

• You want to learn more about the low-wage justice movement inNew York City

You must sign up in advance to attend:

Online at www.dsausa.org/origins_of_inequality_2014

By mail to NYCDSA, 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 702, NYC 10038

By telephone to Frank Llewellyn:[masked]

Grassroots Economic Training for Understanding and Power (GETUP) is a national program of Democratic Socialists of America Fund. This training is the first of two to be held in New York City this year. It is initiated by New York City DSA and co-sponsored by the Greater NY Labor & Religion Coalition. Co-sponsoring organizations are welcome.

(A,C, G train to Hoyt/Schermerhorn, 2,3,4,5 to Atlantic Ave or Nevins St., D,N,R Atlantic Ave. F  to Bergen St.)

 The training is free; we will pass the hat.

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