9-5 The Story of a Movement (WHUT)
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Thursday, January 21st, at 6:30pm - We would like to invite you, our Supporters to a Community Film Screening and Panel Discussion of the ITVS independent lens film - " 9 to 5 The Story of a MOVEMENT " via the PBS OVEE Platform.
A campaign against the abuse of female workers by their male bosses, which starts in early 1970s Cleveland, leads to a popular fiction film with Fonda, Parton and Tomlin.
Come in and join us for this amazing documentary that covers the story of women making history in the fight for rights and equality!
Brought to you by #WHUTtv - Howard University Television
9to5: The Story of a Movement - Indie Lens Pop Up
Before the hit song or film, 9to5 was an inspiring demand for equality that encapsulated the spirit of both the women’s and labor movements of the 1970s.
- Krystal Branton
Education and Outreach Manager, WHUT
- Adeola (WHUT)
- Anonymous EW4T
- Lane Windham, Ph.D.
Lane Windham is Associate Director of Georgetown University's Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor and co-director of WILL Empower (Women Innovating Labor Leadership). She is author of Knocking on Labor's Door: Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide (UNC Press, 2017), winner of the 2018 David Montgomery Award. Windham spent nearly twenty years working in the union movement, including as a union organizer. She earned an M.A. and Ph.D. in U.S. history from the University of Maryland and a B.A. from Duke University.
- Jokebed Morinvil
Jokebed (JoJo) Morinvil is the Black Workers and Wellness Center organizer and excited to be the newest member of the ONE DC team! JoJo moved out to Washington D.C. in 2018 after graduating Rutgers University with a Bachelor’s in Biology. She spent most of her undergrad participating in grassroots organizing and fighting for a living wage for all campus workers. Since graduating, she has been a research intern at Jobs with Justice through the WILL Empower program, organized school bus drivers in Texas and worked alongside students to strategize against privatization by building student-worker power. She plans to stay in D.C. for the long-run to continue organizing in the community she calls home.
- Karen Nussbaum
Karen Nussbaum has been an organizer for more than 50 years. She was a co-founder of 9to5, the national organization of working women; the president of District 925, SEIU; and the founding director of Working America, the community organizing arm of the AFL-CIO. Nussbaum served as the director of the U.S. Department of Labor Women’s Bureau, the highest seat in the federal government devoted to women. She is the co-author of 2 books and writes for magazines on women, labor, politics and culture. Nussbaum is a member of the board of Working America.
- Lane Windham
- Mikael LaRoche
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