Brownbag Lunch with Colombian Flower Workers’ Leader

The Coalition of Labor Union Women, DC Jobs with Justice, and the International Labor Rights Forum invite you to: rnrnA Mothers Day Brownbag with Amanda CamachornColombian cut-flower worker and Union LeaderrnrnTuesday, May 5thrnNoon-1:30pmrnCesar Chavez room, AFL-CIO rn815 16th St NW, Washington, DCrnrnThis casual brownbag lunch reception will give local labor leaders a chance to exchange stories of union organizing and working womens’ issues with Amanda.rnrnRSVP online at http://www.unionvoice.org/laborrights/events/cluwevent/details.tclrnrnAmanda Camacho is the president of ASOPAPAGAYO, a Colombian union of workers from the Agricola Papagayo plantations, and a member union of UNTRAFLORES. A single mother of two adolescent boys, she has been working at the same flower plantation for the last 14 years. Amanda says that she has stayed at the company as a strategy to organize and work towards better conditions for all flower workers. rnrn

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