Canal Corridor Association Spring Dinner Lecture
|Lock 16 Center|
|754 First Street, LaSalle, IL 61301|
|May 16, 2013|
|6:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
"Labor's Untold Stories: The Illinois Valley and Beyond"
The union and working class organization of the Illinois Valley had impacts far beyond the local area. This lecture will answer the following questions:
- Who were local leaders?
- Who had a state and national impact?
- What were the national labor struggles gaining attention?
- How did they resonate locally?
Speaker: Mike Matejka, downstate vice-president of the Illinois Labor History Society, Governmental Affairs Director for the Great Plains Laborers District Council and Editor of the Grand Prairie Union News.